The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force.
The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated.
Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of foreign terrorists operating in Iraq.
In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase over 1 year in the margins there.
The U.S. must renounce any U.S. interest in constructing permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq.
Essentially, when we run a deficit, we are borrowing money to buy things that are made overseas.
First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America, is virtually unregulated.
Nor should the U.S. military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as an army for one side of a civil war.
It was Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda who attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001, not Saddam Hussein and Iraq.