I firmly believe in our ongoing support of the Government of Iraq as they continue to gain capacity. But at some point we need to ask what exactly our Soldiers are doing over there when the Multi-National Division-North (MND-N) Commanding General has to threaten Court Martial’s for pregnancies. It’s really quite sad when you consider MND-N has the two major ethnic flash points of Kirkuk and Mosul, which currently holds the (dubious) honor of highest attack rates in Iraq. There’s also that pesky issue of Kirkuk potentially ripping Iraq apart if it becomes part of Kurdistan. There obviously is nothing going on in MND-N. Read more here.