Yes, Israel's our ally. But, are the Palestinians our enemy? No, they are not.
An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes.
But figuring out Saddam Hussein was one our greatest mysteries. He marched to his own drummer and frequently as this unfolded he made decisions which were sometimes inexplicable to us and sometimes didn't look very smart.
You know, different people are going to react different ways. And I don't think we should be intolerable because people do things a little differently.
Many Sunnis, who are still stuck in the Saddam era mindset and believe Iraq belongs to them, are trying to prevent a new country from developing at all.