Deep skepticism among U.S. allies and lawmakers on Iran threat, cbsnews.com

[…] There is deep skepticism among U.S. allies, including Iraqis, about what is actually going on, said Martin, because trust has been lost under the current U.S. administration.

Britain’s top military commander in the U.S.-led military coalition in Iraq to fight ISIS, Operation Inherent Resolve, said on Tuesday that the threat level in the region was not any worse than before.

“There’s been no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq and Syria,” Maj. Gen. Chris Ghika said. […]

Democrats have raised the specter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, when the United States went to war on the false pretense that Saddam Hussein was hiding weapons of mass destruction.

“We were falsely led into a military engagement in Iraq, which was one of the biggest mistakes we’ve had in foreign policy,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat, said on Wednesday. Läs artikel