The most prominent Sunni in Iraq's fragmented government said Monday that the United States is going to have to come up with a "Plan B" if the current crackdown fails to stem the violence in the capital.
Tariq al-Hashemi, the Sunni vice president, also warned that the Shiite-led government has no choice but to use force against sectarian militias, even though it may be too late to keep them from resuming killings and kidnappings when the Baghdad security crackdown ends.
If the Sunni Arabs don't stop supporting killers who slaughter innocent Iraqis, Plan B will be the expulsion of Sunni Arabs from Iraq to become the new Palestinians.
Al-Hashemi really needs to focus on making Plan A work. He needs to get his people to reject the jihadis and accept minority status in a democracy. This is a better deal than his people gave the Shias. And the deal won't get better if we leave. Inshallah won't cut it this time.
At this point, comparing Sunni Arab Iraqis to rocks may be insulting to the rocks. Flipping amazing.