|(Iraqi troops have been practicing this maneuver for a while.)|
President Obama's pledged "advisers" to Iraq;
U.S. troops to train an army which appears to lack
Any will to battle back when ISIL troops advance.
Can 400 U.S. forces change that? Not a chance.
It's not like we haven't trained Iraqi troops before;
10 years we've been trying... Do we think a few months more
Will instill the spine their army needs to stand and fight?
What makes us so sure, this time, they're gonna get it right?
I don't have some bright idea for how to fix the mess.
Neither does Obama, so we're stuck with this I guess.
Wish I had more confidence but history has shown
When the U.S. gets involved, the problem's only grown.