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Trainer Troops in Iraq? Doomed to Failure [toon]

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Ted Rall
Written by Ted Rall

President Obama is deploying 450 trainer troops — trainers for Iraqi troops — back to Iraq, in order to fight ISIS this time. It’s a stupid move doomed to failure.

aNewDomain — President Obama is deploying 450 troops, trainers of Iraqi soldiers, back to Iraq. To fight ISIS this time. The media says this sort of half-measure, neither big enough to make a difference but not nothing, either, reflects the wisdom of compromise. Because “both sides” will criticize.

Both sides are right. It’s a stupid move doomed to failure.

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Ted Rall

Ted Rall

Based in New York, Ted Rall is aNewDomain's chief commentator and a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. A Pulitzer nominee, Rall's latest book is the NYT bestselling book, Trump: A Graphic Biography.
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