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Iraq war created vacuum for terrorists

Iraq war created vacuum for terrorists

I find Jeb Bush's comments regarding the rise of the Islamic State to be comical but for the fact that the loss of American lives is no laughing matter. He conveniently points the finger at President Obama and political rival Hillary Clinton when if he were truly looking for blame, he need not look any further than the family picnic. His brother's unjustified war in Iraq was the beginning of instability in that country and much of the region around it. Granted, Saddam Hussein was as brutal a dictator as there ever was. However, Islamic State, al-Qaida and their ilk would not have flourished under Saddam's system of totalitarianism. And this is not to say that many of the...

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