Hundreds of people have died in recent weeks in bombings and drive-by shootings, some claimed by al-Qaida insurgents.
How do the U.S. troops who fought in Iraq for nearly nine years, and in December completed withdrawing from what was supposed to be an emerging democracy, view the turmoil?
‘What did we lose our lives for?’’ Rothlein asks. ‘‘We never really saw justice. Sure we took out Saddam but none of the other lives needed to be lost.”
Iraq’s not free.
Afghanistan is not free.
We gave up, under Obama. The Caliphate is advancing, the Muslim Brotherhood is advancing, al Qaeda’s home organization is on the move again. And our own government lies about what is happening with atomic Iran.