Browsing All posts tagged under »Iraq Troop Withdrawal«

Obama’s Former Defense Secretary Unleashes Critique of President

January 9, 2014 by


By Rob Bluey ~ President Obama’s former defense secretary takes aim at the commander in chief with a sharp critique of Obama’s leadership and commitment to the war in Afghanistan, according to excerpts of “Duty,” a memoir written by Robert Gates. Gates’ comments were published in The Washington Post and other media outlets before the […]

Iraq In The Rear View Mirror

April 8, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ March marked the ten year anniversary of the invasion of Iraq in 2003 that deposed Saddam Hussein. In early April the battle for Baghdad was concluded, but America’s initial success was followed by years of further conflict and terrorism against our troops. The U.S. stayed on to occupy a nation whose […]

Leaving Iraq

December 19, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal […]

WAPO Slanders U.S. Military in Iraq

December 12, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba I rarely read The New York Times or Washington Post because the reporting is so biased it sickens me. Pick any topic, from politics to science, these and other liberal mainstream newspapers are divorced from the most basic standards of honesty and accuracy. On Sundays, however, I visit their websites to get […]

Bush Was Right About Iraq!

August 21, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba As I watched the last of the U.S. active military force pull out of Iraq on August 19, I could not help but notice the famed “Indianhead” patch that unit was wearing on their uniforms because long, long ago, I wore that patch, the emblem of the Second Infantry Division. Most people […]

It Was Obama What Won Iraq

February 12, 2010 by


By Andrew Bolt TonyfromOz prefaces ….. WTF! I’m speechless. Here’s US vice president Joe Biden claiming that now-democratic Iraq is a triumph of the Obama Administration: I am very optimistic about — about Iraq. I mean, this could be one of the great achievements of this administration. You’re going to see 90,000 American troops come […]

Iraq Withdrawal Can Only Work With Pressure On Iran And Syria

March 4, 2009 by


Dr. Walid Phares Now that President Obama and his aides have announced their plan for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq by August 31, 2010, they must consider what the forces engaged against the Coalition and Iraqi Government plan to do in this time. For the Iranian and Syrian regimes, as well as al Qaeda and other […]