Asking If Someone Would Have Invaded Iraq Is Stupid

Can We Call It A Day With The ‘Knowing What We Know Now, Would You Have Invaded Iraq’ Question? “Knowing what we know now, would you have authorized the Iraq war?” That is the ludicrous question we’re being treated to as Republicans take the field for the 2016 election cycle. Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, and even Jeb Bush (after some prodding) have all said no. Ted Cruz gave the best answer when he told Megyn Kelly: “Of course not. The entire predicate of Read more […]

Is Al Qaeda Winning the War in the Middle East?

According to a CNN analyst, Al Qaeda controls more territory in the Middle East than ever before. They just retook the embattled city of Falluja and have consolidated power in sections of Syria. Al Qaeda has control over more territory than it did before the outbreak of the Iraq War in 2003. CNN reports: In sum, al Qaeda affiliates now control much of northern and northwestern Syria as well as some parts of eastern Syria, as well as much of Anbar province, which is around a third of Iraqi territory. I Read more […]