The finger-pointing in the US over who "lost" Iraq ignores an important reality: It was never won.
They were soldiers once and young. Now they have gray in their hair and are returning to Vietnam to help that country -- and themselves.
Let's put aside for a moment who did what to the talking points on Benghazi last September and focus just on the editing process, which could have come from an episode of 'The Office,' it seems.
One email confirmed officials removed information about CIA warnings regarding an al Qaeda threat before the attacks in Benghazi, Libya in September 2012 from talking points the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations presented to the public. The administration released the emails in an effort to seem more transparent.
That two more US troops were killed by an Afghan soldier today is a reminder that the Afghanistan 'surge,' which ended last year, accomplished few of its objectives.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai would like to make it very clear that he doesn't like the US, his principal protector and patron.