Watch Neera Tanden Take Credit for Obama’s Failed Iraq Strategy

CAP president takes credit for troop withdrawal plan in 2012 donor pitch

Lachlan Markay
The Washington Free Beacon

The president of a leading liberal think tank took credit in 2012 for an Obama administration troop withdrawal plan in Iraq that has led to the de facto partition of the country and the near-collapse of its government as al Qaeda terrorists and Shiite militias run rampant.

Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, touted its cooperation with the White House on Iraq strategy in a 2012 pitch to members of the left-wing dark money group the Democracy Alliance.

The think tank did not respond to questions about whether it feels those initial recommendations were sound in light of the ongoing military campaign by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which even Obama’s supporters say has been fueled by the president’s policies….



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