Former Obama Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta told CBS News that some U.S. troops should have remained in Iraq. Panetta spoke with Scott Pelley in a segment that aired Friday.
Scott Pelley: Were you confident in that moment that pulling out was the right thing to do?
Leon Panetta: No, I wasn’t. I really, I really thought that it was important for us to maintain a presence in Iraq.
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But, Barack Obama overruled Panetta and withdrew all troops from Iraq in 2012 – one of the biggest foreign policy errors in US history.
Via Special Report: