Chaos is spreading from the Middle East outward as hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees pour into Europe, millions of Iraqis and Syrians have fled their homes.
The George W. Bush administration created many of today’s worst geopolitical problems, war advocates planned to establish a government aligned with the West, governed by an American puppet, and home to bases for U.S. military operations against its neighbors, these deluded plans came to naught.
The Republican Party meme is George W. Bush left America and the world secure, a feckless Obama administration allowed the collapse of Iraq and rise of the Islamic State, these claims are self-serving, a political fantasy.
President Bush used a terrorist attack conducted by Saudi citizens trained in Afghanistan as an excuse to invade Iraq, a long-time objective of neoconservatives as part of their plan to reorder the Middle East, administration officials justified preventive war based on the claims of a dishonest informant provided by a crooked émigré hoping to rule Iraq.
The administration underwrote the “Sunni Awakening,” through which Sunni tribes turned against al-Qaeda in Iraq, but Washington failed to achieve its objective of sectarian reconciliation.
For Ephraim and Manasseh
"It didn’t help our national security when we went to war with Iraq in defiance of the United Nations and on a false prospectus, it didn’t help our national security to endure the loss of hundreds of brave British soldiers in that war while making no proper preparation for what to do after the fall of the regime."
Now the Americans themselves are trying now to bring back the Sunnis into government structures, whom they themselves 12 years ago ejected from state institutions, these mistakes must not be forgotten.
We don't want just to remind every day that ‘you were wrong on that occasion’. But we want our partners to draw lessons from past mistakes, for these mistakes not to be repeated.
If not for the U.S. military invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, and its unwarranted support for the inhumane actions of the Zionist regime against the oppressed nation of Palestine, today the terrorists would not have an excuse for the justification of their crimes
The U.S. is losing the battle to stop Americans from traveling abroad to enlist in ISIS, a bipartisan congressional task force concluded in a report released Tuesday, more than 25,000 foreigners have flocked to war-torn Syria and Iraq since 2011 to fight with Islamist terrorist groups
The Saudi-US aggression committed on Monday a terrible massacre in Al-Howayjla neighborhood in the city of al-Mokha in Taiz province when warplanes bombed a group of armless women who were gathering for a wedding ceremony in the place, killing 131 people, mostly women and children, and wounding scores others.