COJONES: General Puts Legacy On the Line And Says THIS About Obama

Published on December 6, 2014

Let’s see if more Generals will follow suit and speak out like General James Amos. Check this out…

Marine Corp Gen. James Amos risked his legacy by directly criticizing President Barack Obama’s leadership in Iraq during a Brookings Institution event in June.

Amos retired in October.

As news of the spread of the largest group of terrorists in Iraq and Syria was only just beginning to hit the mainstream media, Amos was already saying that things should have been different.

“Had we had the right forces, the right leadership, the right mentoring, the right government, courage,” he said, Iraq and America’s interests in the Middle East might have been much better off.

“I find it hard to believe,” Amos said, “knowing how Iraq looked when we left in 2010 … when the last U.S. forces left that we would be in the position we’re in today in Iraq.”

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