Pres. BARACK OBAMA: What we have now achieved is an Iraq that isself-governing, that is inclusive and that has enormous potential.MARTIN SMITH: [on camera] President Obama gives a very rosy picture of where things are. What’d you think?ALI KHEDERY, Sr. Advisor, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, 2003-09: As somebody who voted for President Obama, I was deeply disappointed because I knew those words were going to go back and haunt him.Pres. BARACK OBAMA: Thank you very much, everybody.HOSHYAR ZEBARI, Iraq Foreign Minister, 2003-14:It was at that trip, actually, when things started to go astray.MARTIN SMITH: [voice-over] What happened was that while he was inWashington, Maliki received a phone call from Baghdad about a terrorist plot implicating his vice president, Tareq al Hashemi, the mostsenior Sunni politician in the Shia-led government. It accused Hashemi’s bodyguards of planning an attack on Shia targets.HOSHYAR ZEBARI: We were at the Blair House, I recall. Maliki—he was fiddling with his phone. He said, “Well, some guards of Tariq Hashemi, the vice president, have been monitoring our compound, and they have been arrested.”MARTIN SMITH: Maliki relayed the news to President Obama.HOSHYAR ZEBARI: I think the president’s response was, “Well, every country has its own rules, its own law, and the rule of law should be applied.”MARTIN SMITH: [on camera] How did Maliki interpret what the president told him?HOSHYAR ZEBARI: I think he interpreted this may be some support ofany future actions.