George Jonas: The folly of left-wing foreign policy

On Tuesday, Republican contender Jeb Bush accused his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of having “stood by” during the rise of ISIL in Iraq, while she was acting as U.S. President Barack Obama’s secretary of state.

“Like the president himself,” Bush said in a speech in Atlanta, “(Clinton) had opposed the surge, then joined in claiming credit for its success, then stood by as that hard-won victory by American and allied forces was thrown away.”