Iraq is a mess. The U.S. destroyed that country. And the biggest destructive move had to be Mr. Bush throwing in the US lot with Nouri al-Maliki in 2006 and Mr. Obama doing the same in 2010.
History books will show this was the birth of a dictator.
Once again, the U.S. government has talked big about hopes and democracy only to turn around, sell out the people, and install a petty dictator.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for today: