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"Of course, you can't say that those of us who removed Saddam in 2003 bear no responsibility for the situation in 2015," he said. "But it's important also to realize, one, that the Arab Spring which began in 2011 would also have had its impact on Iraq today, and two, ISIS actually came to prominence from a base in Syria and not in Iraq."
"We have tried intervention and putting down troops in Iraq; we've tried intervention without putting in troops in Libya; and we've tried no intervention at all but demanding regime change in Syria," he said. "It's not clear to me that, even if our policy did not work, subsequent policies have worked better."
originally posted by: gortex
Hypocritical , lying , warmongering scum the lot of them.
Remember Cool Brittania and the summer of 1997?
originally posted by: buckwhizzle
I wonder if W will be apologizing anytime soon.I will not be holding my breath.
originally posted by: stormcell
From the early news reports back in 2011, ISIS = Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Debating whether they are from Iraq or from Syria is just a distraction.