Would the rapid withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq result in genocide for Iraq’s Sunni Muslims?
Sen. John McCain: Yes. But [people] people may not take my word for it. You know, “He’s just a politician”, or something like that. Ask Gen. Zinni who opposed going [in] there in the first place. Ask Brent Scrowcroft who opposed going in in the first place. Ask Henry Kissinger who is not a renowned Hawk anymore. Ask a broad array of national security experts, except those on the far liberal-Left, and they will tell you the same thing. Absolutely I believe there will be chaos and genocide. And again, don’t take my word for it. Take the word of the President of Iran who said less than two-weeks ago that when the U.S. leaves Iraq we will fill it. You don’t need any more than that. KWN: It seems that in dealing with the Iranian nuclear crisis, the U.S. is forced to choose between different degrees of loss; or perhaps instead, we are in search of the choice in which we lose the least. On one hand, do nothing and the mullahs gain nuclear weapons; act militarily and we at minimum risk enragin