Iraq  (Page 6)

Forgotten History: Assad has the blood of American soldiers on his hands

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11:20am 9/9/2013 at 11:20am

One of the reasons most often cited why the United States should not get involved in any way despite the use of chemical weapons by Syrian government forces is that Assad may be a brutal thug inside Syria, but he poses no threat outside Syria.

Indeed, Assad’s brutality inside Syria long pre-dates...

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Now even WaPo refers to Obama’s terror policy as “wishful thinking”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 3:00pm 8/11/2013 at 3:00pm

Will newspapers ever admit that they are wrong?

When the Washington Post endorsed Barack Obama in 2008 it raised a concern.

Mr. Obama’s greatest deviation from current policy is also our biggest worry: his insistence on withdrawing U.S. combat troops from Iraq on a fixed timeline. Thanks to the surge that Mr. Obama...

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It’s time for a free and independent Kurdistan

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 11:00am 8/11/2013 at 11:00am

Why not?

The Kurds out number Palestinians several times over, and unlike Palestinians, have a real ethnic and cultural distinction from surrounding Arabs (and in Turkey, Turks). But for Europeans drawing lines on maps and Turkish national ambitions, there should h...

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On “Responsibly Ending the War in Iraq”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 8:00am 7/25/2013 at 8:00am

When President Obama first took office, he promised to responsibly end the war in Iraq.  Now, several years later, the result appears far different than that vision.

On my first full day in office, I directed my national security team to undertake a comprehensive review of our strategy in Iraq to determine...

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2007: Harry Reid and Dick Lugar agree, the Iraq surge is not working

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 8:29am 4/24/2012 at 8:29am

Dick Lugar touts his foreign policy expertise and influence, something which Brian Bolduc at National Review today finds is suspect.

One thing Lugar does not tout is that he joined Harry Reid in 2007 in announcing that the surge in Iraq was not working and should be stopped.

Reid’s statement in May 2007 now is...

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