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Right-wing articles are very entertaining. Did you know that we won the Iraq War? I didn't. At least Bush won Iraq before Obama lost Iraq. I've discovered from reading right-wing sources ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 08:17 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Welcome to Iraq. America's military experts advise Iraq to push ISIS back into Syria. Here's the conversation in Wall Street Journal: Iraqi security forces and their U.S. partners are divided ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 05:45 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
November 5, 2014. Jurf al-Sakhar is a city of 80,000 on a line from Baghdad going south-by-southwest toward Karbala. Back in early June an ISIS attack group took the city unopposed. Since then this ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 01:33 PM PST with 14 Recommends
"Milestone," "Mile Post," and "Turning Point" are key markers for Perpetual War sales pitches. There's also "turn the corner." "A new day" comes up as well, applied to Iraqi politics. If they had ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2014 at 04:13 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Good interview with Gareth Porter on Scott Horton's show via http://scotthorton.org/2012/11/19/111912-gareth-porter/ According to Porter, General Petraeus basically told Cheney and company what ...
by mittromneyitems
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 08:23 PM PST with 5 Recommends
...[O]ver the last three years, the tide has turned . We broke the Taliban's momentum. Congressional Intel Chairs Say Taliban Is ‘ Stronger ’
by david mizner
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue May 08, 2012 at 10:56 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Note to the fawning and fraudulent American Media, now endlessly repeating some buzzword called "The Surge" as if it has great redemptive significance for the failure of the George W. Bush ...
by WinSmith
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Sep 04, 2010 at 11:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Are we so shallow that we've already moved on from the incredibly difficult issue that polarized this nation - the war in Iraq?
by Iggy1962
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jul 24, 2010 at 08:21 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Those who claim that the surge was a success but that U.S. troops withdrew too soon, I respond by saying that the entire U.S. war in Iraq was unnecessary and a mistake based on ...
by Synergy
Comment Count 89 comments on Sat Aug 22, 2009 at 06:46 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Iraqi Confesses To Rape, Murder Of Journalist Atwar Bahjat http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/08/04/iraqi-confesses-to-rape-m_n_251134.html Source: The Huffington Post 08/04/...
by VeritasZeitgeist
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 04, 2009 at 04:32 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Crossposted from ePluribus Media .I've noticed that nobody is calling the pundits and traditional media out on ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 05:39 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I have a close friend who is in a Ph.D program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va, in the Geography and Geoinformation Science Department. His area of study covers a great deal of computer ...
by FrankCornish
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2009 at 10:09 PM PST with 18 Recommends
We are obligated to educate others. Let's start in the US.
by Nancy Meyer
Comment Count 0 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2009 at 07:20 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Author and evangelical Democrat Tony Campolo has written a really helpful article for Sojourners Magazine, The Sad Truth About the Surge.
by Ekaterin
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2008 at 03:37 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
It's become a common refrain from the McCain Campaign to crow about how prescient their candidate was about the Success of the Surge , and how Barack Obama supposedly "refuses to admit" that it'
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 09:17 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
After the past few months of watching the right wing criminals create a farce that the reconciliation of Iraq has been working and that we are winning the war on terror I have been in awe at just ...
by cheftdp
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 09:01 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
McCain and Bush have been gambling American lives and treasure in Iraq. Time and time again, most of the "horses" that they bet on have lost: "shock and awe", disbanding the Iraqi military, de-...
by xynz
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Sep 27, 2008 at 08:17 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I have been thinking about this whole, I was for "The Surge" when it was not popular and I was right "It Worked" from McBush and how I am sure he will try to make that a "Zinger" in the Debate (If ...
by dvogel001
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 12:29 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
For a foreign policy expert, McCain is far too simplistic:
by gwojtowy
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 09:14 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Back in March, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was received warmly in Baghdad. The Bush White House tries to minimize the importance, saying that it focused on normalisation of relations after the ...
by vets74
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2008 at 04:26 PM PDT with 8 Recommends