In Fight Against ISIS, U.S. Rhetoric Doesn't Match Restrained Response
But Pentagon officials say they don't want that model. They don't want to become the Air Force for Iraq, because they say this fight is different and it is largely due to political missteps by
IraqiUnited States officers were dismissed, because of suspect loyalty. That led to a crumbling of the army in the face of the Islamic State advances. Link
It is very common to confuse Iraq and Iran. But this is the first time I ever heard a major news network confuse Iraq and the United States of America.