NEO-CONNED: Iraq Establishing Itself As Geopolitical Player — But Not The Way...

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    And here we see the consequences of neo-con ignorance and the incompetence of the Bush Administration.

    At the end of the First Gulf War GHWB was wise enough to understand that by leaving the Saddam regime in place, it would safeguard against an alliance among the Shiites in Southern Iraq, Hezbollah in Lebanon, and Iran. With the fundamental Sunni power structure still in place in Baghdad, these three Shiite-dominated regions would remain more difficult for Tehran to influence.

    And with the establishment of the NFZs, Saddam posed no threat to his people or neighbors.

    Indeed, the NFZs proved to be so effective that President Clinton was just as wise to leave them in place. Although the solution was not perfect, given the complex and Byzantine nature of the ME, it kept Iran relatively isolated and America’s allies in the region a little more secure.

    Until Bush 41’s idiot son came along and destroyed his father’s good work.
     
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    You don't think it might be because Obama might have jumped the gun on leaving Iraq to it's own demise... No, of course not. It simply must be Bush's fault.:lol:
     
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    8 years and $800 billion is jumping the gun? lol
     
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    Duh, the deal to leave was struck by the Bush Administration. And Iraq told Obama to get out when that date came.
     
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    If you're saying that Obama is just playing along, then you'd be correct.
     
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    It damn sure IS jumping the gun if the job was not finished.
     
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    Another fine example of Obama continuing the policies of Bush.
     

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