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Bush Administration Iraq

WATCH: Dick Cheney 'Didn't Apologize At All' For Iraq War

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Dick Cheney is not apologetic for his actions and that of the United States surrounding the Iraq War, according to a documentarian who interviewed the...

Bush Administration Publicly Shamed On Anniversary Of Iraq War

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

On the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, people around the world publicly aired their grievances against members of former President G...

Still Suffering the Damage: Iraq 10 Years Later

Lawrence Korb | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Lawrence Korb

As we mark the painful anniversary of what the late Ted Sorensen called the Bush administration's "mindless, needless, senseless" invasion and occupation of Iraq, none of the architects of the war have yet publicly apologized for their dereliction of duty. In fact, many of them have taken the opposite tack.

As Iraq Struggles, Another Opportunity for Neocons to Blame Obama

Dorian de Wind | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Now that we have pulled out of Iraq -- on a schedule negotiated by the Bush administration -- and as instability and violence are on the increase there -- as we feared they would be -- the very same chickenhawks who got us into this mess are now rearing their heads to blame Obama .

A Lost Decade

James Zogby | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Ten years have now passed since that fateful September day, and just as it hurts to recall the horror and the death and profound sense of loss we suffered back then, it is as painful to think of all that we have lost and the damage we have done to so many others and to ourselves in the decade that followed.

If Only Bin Laden Had Been Killed 13 Years Ago

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 07.01.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Bin Laden evaded capture and lived on as an embodiment of what the "War on Terror" was all about. Tonight, I remember the thousands who died anywhere al Qaeda practiced his rituals of fear.

Iraq and Afghanistan Refugees -- No End to the Tragedy

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Americans should reflect the "character of a nation" by not forgetting the millions of Iraqi and Afghanistan refugees who are, once again, the wretched legacy of wars they had no hand in.

Bush Hangs on to False Images in Farewell

Jonathan Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Diamond

When my country is threatened and someone tells me we can stop the threat by torturing people, maybe we ought to think a little bit before acting on our conscience's call to "protect the homeland!"

The Resilience of Terror

Peter Henne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Henne

As we enter the last month of the Bush presidency, progressives around the country are increasing in giddiness. Given the president's legion mistakes ...

The Bush Presidency in Four Words

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The one word Americans use most to describe President Bush is "incompetent." While no compliment, the word fails to convey the condemnation warranted by the last eight years.

Stuff Happens: The Pentagon's Argument of Last Resort on Iraq

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In a nutshell, the Pentagon's argument couldn't be simpler or more red-bloodedly American: We have too much stuff there to leave Iraq any time soon.

Congress Fights Pentagon Propaganda Machine That Sold Iraq War

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington, DC - Media Matters for America today applauds the inclusion of language in the 2009 Defense Authorization Bill responding to criticism of ...

24,000 civilian Iraqi deaths in 2007

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

US-led coalition and paramilitary forces in Iraq were responsible for some 24,000 violent civilian deaths in 2007, according to an independent group m...

Report: Iraq Security Forces Still Lag

Associated Press | Lolita Baldor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As violence continues to decline in much of Iraq, efforts to shift responsibility to the Iraqi security forces are still lagging, dogged by corruption...

US Helps Turkey Hit Kurds In Iraq

Washington Post | Ann Scott Tyson and Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States is providing Turkey with real-time intelligence that has helped the Turkish military target a series of attacks this month against K...