And, now they are turning out visting Congressional delegations (e.g., Dana Rohrbacher) who suggest the Iraqis pay it back. I am so glad we wasted $1T and thousands of soldiers' lives on this complete shithole. Let's add Syria and Libya to Iraq and Afganistan and make it 4 for 4. Nationbuilding does not work.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.