Obama really isn’t gonna be happy about this.
Outgoing Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno says that he believes the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) could have been stopped if the United States had not pulled out of Iraq.
Odierno said in an interview with Fox News published Wednesday that it’s very hard to watch Iraq implode at the hands of ISIS after the gains that were made during the Iraq War.
“It’s frustrating to watch it,” Odierno said. “I go back to the work we did in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 and we got it to a place that was really good. Violence was low, the economy was growing, politics looked like it was heading in the right direction.”
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