Re: “Obama turned Bush’s success into collapse” (Charles Krauthammer column, 5-22).
Once again, Krauthammer has danced his way to fantasy land.
The collapse of the Iraqi army also happened when we invaded Iraq. The soldiers put down their weapons and abandoned their government rather quickly.
At the time, members of the Bush administration said it proved how desperate and afraid the citizens of Iraq were of Saddam Hussein. We were assured the war would be over in a few months. The rise of insurgents proved how wrong they were, leading to the longest war in modern American history.
Once again, the Iraqi army has …