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Flynn: Iraq war helped create ISIS

For your files: Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says that the Iraq war helped create ISIS.

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For your files: Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says that the Iraq war helped create ISIS.

He adds that,  “The historic lesson is that it was a strategic failure to go into Iraq. History will not be and should not be kind with that decision.”

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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