Posted on June 18, 2014
WASHINGTON – Is Iraq already lost?
“Yes,” was the simple but stunning answer, uttered softly and ruefully by former U.S. Army Gen. Jerry Boykin.
The general sees the writing on the wall after an army of Islamic terrorists broke out of Syria and raced across Iraq with little resistance in the last week, decimating the nation’s military, capturing key cities including Mosul, the second-largest city in the country, and reportedly staging mass executions of Iraqi soldiers.
Boykin told WND there are no good options left for the U.S. in Iraq, and the worst thing the nation could do would be to work with the Iranians, as the Obama administration has said it will consider.
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