Iraq's breakdown

  • Article by: Washington Post Editorial
  • Updated: July 29, 2013 - 2:01 PM

“What we were looking for was an Iraq that was secure, stable and self-reliant, and that’s what we got here, so there’s no question that was a success,” said President Obama’s then-deputy national security adviser, Denis McDonough, in describing an October 2011 decision to station no U.S. forces in the country after that year.

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