Category Archives: Iraq
Governor Romney followed President Obama’s lead on foreign policy during much of the presidential debate Monday night. The president seemed dismayed by this, especially when Mitt stepped on his toes on the issue of “daylight between the U.S. and Israel”.
I was dismayed to miss Monday Night Football and game 7 of the NLCS.
Drone flights have been so successful managing the populations of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Yemen that the feds want to try it here.
In a news dump Friday a week ago, the president abandoned a big chunk of his health care plan. Last Friday he abandoned Iraq. Only this time it really was Bush’s fault. Bush negotiated the withdrawal late in his administration. Obama tried to extend the Status of Forces agreement to allow 3,000 troops to to remain, but couldn’t get an Iraqi agreement on immunity from criminal prosecution for killing people and breaking things. So, he claimed credit for fulfilling a campaign pledge, took his army, and went home.