Vice President Joe Biden predicted in 2010 that Iraq would be "one of the greatest achievements" of the Obama administration.
Appearing on CNN’s Larry King Live, Biden told King "It [Iraq] could be one of the greatest achievements of this administration." He continued, "You’re going to see 90,000 American troops come marching home by the end of the summer. You’re going to see a stable government in Iraq that is actually moving toward a representative government."
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Biden, seemingly poised and confident in his foreign policy experience, said "I know every one of the major players in all the segments of that society. It’s impressed me. I’ve been impressed how they have been deciding to use the political process rather than guns to settle their differences."
Fast forward four years and the situation in Iraq is anything unlike Biden predicted. Violent insurgents are currently attacking the area and causing mayhem.