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Donald Trump hammers George W. Bush over the Iraq war

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Donald Trump promised Thursday in Louisiana that he would not use any foul language throughout the rest of his presidential campaign, less than a day after a morning TV show embarrassed him with a focus group that reacted harshly to video of him ...

They Found Love During The Iraq War. They Found Home In Seattle

KUOW News and Information - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
This is a story about love and war; love lost and love found again. In 2004, Nayyef Hrebid was an interpreter for the U.S. Marines in Iraq, and Betu Allami was a soldier with the Iraqi Army. Ramadi General Hospital had been taken over by insurgents ...
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Trump Was Against Iraq War? Not Really

Daily Beast - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
“But the timing of it, kind of an elective war, pre-emptive action, a serious attack on the United Nations, generally questions about where the institutional structure of the post World War II world is coming to, are all questions that I think need to ...

Sanders is Right: Iraq is Important

Huffington Post - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Bernie Sanders has been unfairly criticized for being a "Johnny One Note" on foreign policy because he continually reminds voters of his early opposition to the Iraq War. To explain why he continues to emphasize the importance of his decision to oppose ...

Sorting Out Fact From Fiction About Hillary's Iraq War Vote

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Even some have held up Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump opposition to the Iraq war to hammer her for it. The "it" is then New York Senator Hillary Clinton's vote for the 2002 Iraq War resolution. That's the one issue above all others that ...
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5 Myths (And One Big Truth) About Hillary's 2002 Iraq War Vote

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Like many simplistic and "sound bite" arguments of the modern era, and of Sanders in particular, the argument that Hillary Clinton supported the war George W. Bush prosecuted in Iraq is nonsense. This falsehood can be broken down into five sub-myths.

In fight over ISIS plans, Democrats debate the last Iraq war - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Facing debate questions Thursday on how to deal with the persistent threat of Islamic State fighters, the two remaining Democratic presidential candidates mostly fought over the previous Iraq war instead. The comments during the Milwaukee event, the ...

Clinton struggles on Iraq war legacy

MSNBC - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Appearing Sunday morning on NBC's “Meet the Press”, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dealt gingerly with her Iraq War vote as she responded to a question about whether the American invasion thirteen years ago set the stage for the rise of ISIS.
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Hillary Clinton Told the Truth About Her Iraq War Vote

Slate Magazine - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A specter is haunting Hillary Clinton's campaign: the specter of Iraq, specifically her Senate vote in 2002 giving President George W. Bush the authority to make war on Iraq. This vote was the main reason she lost the Democratic nomination, six years ...

Davutoğlu pleaded for vote against joining Iraq war in 2003, former deputy PM says

Today's Zaman - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Turkey's former Deputy Prime Minister Ertuğrul Yalçınbayır has said Ahmet Davutoğlu, who was the prime minister's adviser at the time, grabbed his hand and pleaded for the government to reject a resolution to authorize the deployment of US forces to ...
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A Real 'Political Revolution' Would End the War in Iraq

Foreign Policy In Focus - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
But if you've heard him say nothing else on the subject, he's probably reminded you that he - unlike a certain former secretary of state - had the foresight to vote against the Iraq War when it came before Congress back in 2002. In fact, sometimes it ...

A Las Vegas Iraq War Veteran Talks Tragedy, Humanitarian Aid

KNPR - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Three days later we're back in San Diego with [a corpsman who served with Lobello in Iraq] who says, 'my family is back in the Philippines.
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Pentagon withholds Iraq War photos showing detainee abuse

History News Network (HNN) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
After more than a decade of fighting to keep them out of public view, the Pentagon released 198 photographs on Friday, mostly showing close-ups of tiny cuts, bruises, and scars on a series of anonymous men.

In foreign policy spat, Bernie Sanders suggests Madeleine Albright supported Iraq invasion

PolitiFact - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
13, 2002, NBC's Today: "I think that there would be a great diversion from our need to fight terrorism if we now all of a sudden redeploy a lot of our intelligence capabilities and capacities and forces to deal with a war in Iraq. … I think if we are ...

A Graphic Novel Looks at War in Iraq

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
“I see it as a war drama, an Iraq war drama. The whole frame of the story is based on my own deployment,” said Mr. Uriarte, now 29 years old, who earned a bachelor's degree in fine arts from California College of the Arts after leaving the Marine Corps.

Donna Brazile: Wall Street Issue Is Playing Same Role For Clinton That Iraq War Vote Did In 2008

RealClearPolitics - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
During a discussion in which she disagrees with the rest of the panel about Sanders beating Cinton being a real possibility, Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile notes that her connections to Wall Street are hurting ...

Iraq War coverup has 2016 legs

Arizona Daily Sun - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In September 2002, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff wrote a memo to then Defense Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld. The memo indicated that intelligence concerning the location of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq was “90% incomplete” and that knowledge of the ...

Iraq war vet's mixed media featured in The Galleries

River Falls Journal - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Stenbom joined the U.S. Army immediately after 9/11 and was subsequently wounded in Iraq. Stenbom writes about his work, “I faced new challenges dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder and was not sure what to do with my life.
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Pentagon chief predicting 'tangible gains' in Iraq, Syria

News1130 - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Carter said the U.S. is determined to accelerate the war campaign and recapture as soon as possible the Islamic State group's main strongholds - Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq. At a separate news conference, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg ...