Not only did they create the rapid rise and far reaching spread of Extremist Retaliatory Blowback by Abandoning the Missions and those sent to Accomplish so quickly after 9/11 their policies and the rhetoric within, still continues and grows with the FOX speak throwing gas on the fires, brought about even more destructive and deadly extremism to the populations they destroyed, with cheers from their supporters!! All costs rubber stamped and on the credit card with extremely little for the Veterans from as well as the continued obstruction for Veterans of the previous decades and wars from, till the Executive branch changed and with help from the Cabinet of, the only Government Branch consistent on Military personal and their Families and All Veterans with extremely limited resources!!
It was at Bucca that an unexpected and powerful alliance was formed between the Islamic extremists and the Ba'athists loyal to Saddam Hussein, who were angry at losing power.
"You put them together and you get a mixing of organized military discipline with highly motivated, highly active ideological fervor, and the result is what we see have today," Skinner said.
November 4, 2014 - The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seemed to come from nowhere as it grabbed territory in Iraq and Syria.
But where did it start?
CBS News traced ISIS back to a U.S. military prison.
Camp Bucca was known as the largest, and one of the toughest, American prisons in Iraq.
As a vicious insurgency raged across the country, Bucca's numbers swelled.
But there is growing evidence that the sprawling prison was also the birthplace of ISIS. read more>>>
The Royal United Services Institute said the UK could face a bill of nearly £65bn, once the cost of long-term care for injured veterans was factored in, with most of the money was spent on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The study, called Wars in Peace, said both conflicts were largely “strategic failures” for the UK, The Guardian reported."
"And when you add up to the Department of Defense, Department of State, CIA, Veterans Affairs, interest on debt, the number that strikes me the most about how much we're committed financially to these wars and to our current policies is we have spent $250 billion already just on interest payments on the debt we've incurred for the Iraq and Afghan wars." 26 September 2014
Chris Hayes MSNBC: "If you can run a deficit to go to war, you can run a deficit to take care of the people who fought it" In response to Republican opposition to expanding Veterans' benefits on fiscal grounds