Once again McCain mixes up Shiites with Sunnis. How long have we been fighting this war? Maybe in 100 years he’ll get it all figured out. LOL. This is the guy with all the foreign policy chops? He did it on March 18th:
McCain: There are numerous threats to security in Iraq and the future of Iraq. Do you still view Al Qaeda in Iraq as a major threat?
Petraeus: It is still a major threat, though it is certainly not as major a threat as it was say 15 months ago.
McCain: Certainly not an obscure sect of the Shiites overall?
Petraeus: No, no sir.
McCain: Or Sunnis or anybody else then? Al Qaeda continues to try to assert themselves in Mosul, is that correct?
Petraeus: It is senator, as you saw on the chart. The area of operation of Al Qaeda has been greatly reduced in terms of controlling areas they controlled as little as a year and a half ago.
Full McCain-Petraeus Exchange (above quotes are from 4:01):
Sunni! Shia! Who the hell knows! Anyone ever hear the concept “know your enemy”?