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Obama’s Alternative Universe: Iraq Edition

Al-Qaeda devoured Mosul yesterday, which American forces had wrested from the terror network at a cost of significant blood and treasure. It is a major advance in its campaign to set up an (expanding) Islamic-supremacist “emirate” that stitches together swaths of Iraq and Syria. Here, the Wall Street Journal reports, is the reaction of the Obama administration, coming to us from White House national-security official Bernadette Meehan:

President Obama promised to responsibly end the war in Iraq, and he did.


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