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This is a breaking report; Obama says US troops will deploy to Iraq By Lara Jakes and Matthew Lee WASHINGTON (AP) — The United State is deploying up to 275 military troops to Iraq to protect ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 05:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Mitt Romney wants 20,000 US troops back in Iraq. (Leaked Audio)
by anneonymous670
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 07:33 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I guess this should come as no surprise – the US troops are still running around Iraq and still killing civilians. This time it was an unlucky guy headed to work. And, as usual, the US ...
by dancewater
Comment Count 99 comments on Tue Nov 30, 2010 at 06:19 PM PST with 11 Recommends
This is really sickening: US soldiers killed Afghan civilians for sport and collected fingers ...
by Sydserious
Comment Count 225 comments on Wed Sep 08, 2010 at 09:10 PM PDT with 96 Recommends
THIS IS A SHORT DIARY Keith Olberman just broke the news Live on TV. It's a big surprise. Tune on NBC or ...
by LaurenMonica
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Aug 18, 2010 at 03:35 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Yesterday, Senator Russ Feingold, Representative Jim McGovern, and Representative Walter Jones announced the introduction of legislation ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 252 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 06:22 AM PDT with 267 Recommends
With Obama’s recent announcement of an influx of 30,000 troops into Afghanistan, the occupation of Iraq seems to have fallen off the radar despite the looming 7th anniversary of the US ...
by WashingtonPeaceCenter
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Mar 03, 2010 at 10:47 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The rapid mobilization of U.S troops in Haiti was not primarily done for humanitarian reasons; we're likely to see a neoliberal economic plan imposed, at gunpoint if necessary. Posted February 12,
by WashingtonPeaceCenter
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Feb 24, 2010 at 12:02 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Five pillars of an exit strategy for Afghanistan. by Erik Leaver Erik Leaver is a research fellow with Foreign Policy In Focus. Posted Oct 01, ...
by WashingtonPeaceCenter
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 15, 2010 at 10:02 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Senator Carl Levin from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Commitee, think that a new tax on the rich is needed to cover the cost of the US war in Afghanistan.
by LaurenMonica
Comment Count 92 comments on Sun Nov 22, 2009 at 06:10 AM PST with 41 Recommends
Yes, another “When-Johnny/Jane-Comes-Marching-Home” (WJJCMH) Diary where I feature an Iraq II veteran who has returned and needs our help. For those of you who are not familiar with ...
by Doctor Who
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2009 at 08:01 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Yes, this is Diary #2 in the WJJCMH series dedicated to welcoming our Iraq II veterans as they Come Marching Home. For those of you who did not catch Diary #1 in this series (nearly everyone who is ...
by Doctor Who
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2009 at 12:56 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Yes, Thank God, over the next 1 to 2 years, our soldiers in Iraq will slowly, but surely Come Marching Home. Over 100,000 troops will be coming home to stay. But what will they be coming home to? ...
by Doctor Who
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2009 at 05:38 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
While I know that far too many war-hawks are actually chickenhawks who have zero experience with the realities of war, even I was shocked to read the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg's slander of the ...
by catchaz
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2009 at 02:11 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Jobless claims pushed to 7-year high, to a seasonally adjusted 493,000. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080925/ap_on_bi_go_ec_fi/jobless_claims Could we get a bailout for them? There are still ...
by pollbuster
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 11:51 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Obama, an Illinois Democrat, has remained steadfast in his assertion he’ll have the troops home in a span of about 16 months, and pledged to give the joint chiefs and the commanders in Iraq a ...
by Election2008USA
Comment Count 0 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2008 at 04:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Remember this? Presnit-wit Bush and all his neo-con buddies saying over, and over, and over and over, and, you get the picture... " When the Iraqi's can stand up, we will stand down. There ...
by funluvn1
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2008 at 06:24 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
As American troops die in greater numbers in Afghanistan last month than in Iraq, it is good to hear some words of appreciation from our man in Kabul, on whose behalf our boys are shedding their ...
by Neocynic
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2008 at 06:11 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
About two weeks ago, I received a package from Afghanistan. Inside the FRB was a folded American flag and a certificate, presenting the flag to me: On 10 April 2008, the Paratroopers ...
by WildcatPatriot
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 23, 2008 at 09:35 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Yes, he did. Finally, on record. Wars for oil. That's what McSame McCain says. Reported on Chris Matthews tonight. Msnbc has it:
by Gorette
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri May 02, 2008 at 05:09 PM PDT with 15 Recommends