Ed Driscoll

Quote of the Day

President George W. Bush is vindicated. The sole way Iraq could have continued was under a permanent American presence that gave and guaranteed state functions. President Obama’s withdrawal of American forces is already a historic error. They alone could have kept the peace. Arabs have a phrase to the effect that some mistake has opened the doors of Hell.

President Obama has opened those doors.

“The Doors of Hell Open in Iraq,” David Pryce-Jones, at the Corner. Found via Jay Nordlinger, who writes on “Vietnam, Again, and Again.”

Update: And now for the Tweet of the Day:


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—”Former Obama Administration Official DESTROYS Obama’s Foreign Policy In One Tweet,” Jamie Weinstein writes at the Daily Caller, as “Brooks served in the Defense Department from 2009 to 2011 as counselor to then-Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy.”