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Chicken Little talk about Iraq
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Here's an amazing fact most of the Chicken Little rhetoric about the crisis in Iraq fails to take into account: The city of Mosul, population 1.5 million, fell to ISIL insurgents because two divisions of Iraq's army (30,000 soldiers) shed their uniforms, abandoned their weapons, and fled from 800 Sunni religious extremists in pickup trucks.You read that right. Eight hundred holy warriors routed 30,000 Iraqi soldiers. Large parts of Iraq's army clearly have no trust in their officers or loyalty to the Maliki government, which is seen by most people as sectarian organized crime.In short, it's a political and religious breakdown more than a military failure.Polls show 16 percent of Americans would support sending troops back into Iraq, while 74 percent are opposed.

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