Filed under: Foreign Policy, Iraq, Islam, Middle East, National Security, Terrorism, The United States | Tags: An Uninvolved President, Extremists Advance in Iraq, Memories of Another Time
I don’t know if we have evacuated the embassy yet. It is reportedly our largest and most expensive embassy. It was built to emphasize our friendship for Iraq and that we were there to help, long term. Obama refused to evacuate some 200 contractors at an air base, but the Iraqi Air Force is getting them out.
I am always lost in admiration for Michael Ramirez and his ability to come up with the perfect visual metaphor for the current situation. You can find his editorial cartoons every day at Investors.