"This should be viewed as a gift to their people helping them rid themselves of ruthless and agressive regimes." The same rubbish like five years ago, before the "gift of liberation" to the Iraqi people. Indeed, millons have been liberated since then - of their homes, of their health, of their lives.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: U.S. army chief: Iraq war has sapped ability to fight Iran