Skip to comments.9 quotes from Obama’s 2011 “Remarks on the End of the War in Iraq” that show his total lack of . . .
Posted on 06/18/2014 8:14:40 AM PDT by Hoodat
I had occasion to rewatch this speech today before I went on The OReilly Factor. Given Dec. 14, 2011 at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, its contents are gut-wrenching.
1. This one, in which Obama concedes that youd take post-surge 2011 Iraq over pretty much any other major country in the Middle East post Arab Spring and Obama presidency:
Its harder to end a war than begin one. Indeed, everything that American troops have done in Iraq - all the fighting and all the dying, the bleeding and the building, and the training and the partnering - all of it has led to this moment of success. Now, Iraq is not a perfect place. It has many challenges ahead. But were leaving behind a sovereign, stable and self-reliant Iraq, with a representative government that was elected by its people. Were building a new partnership between our nations.
This is an extraordinary achievement, nearly nine years in the making.
We remember the grind of the insurgency - the roadside bombs, the sniper fire, the suicide attacks. From the triangle of death to the fight for Ramadi; from Mosul in the north to Basra in the south - your will proved stronger than the terror of those who tried to break it.
We remember the specter of sectarian violence - al Qaedas attacks on mosques and pilgrims, militias that carried out campaigns of intimidation and campaigns of assassination. And in the face of ancient divisions, you stood firm to help those Iraqis who put their faith in the future.
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He lied so he could get re-elected.
Candy Crowley helped him cover up his failures.
Ok so he lied. All respect to Mary Catherine Ham, we can imagine his administration might not last way past the election coming up if that long, who’s moving in? Why would the democrats give joe Biden any respect. They’re not going to put him in there
Sociopaths never do. Narcissists never do. He is both.