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Bush Iraq War

Sam Stein

Richard Perle Really Doesn't Care What Jeb Bush Thinks Of The Iraq War Vote Today | Sam Stein | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics

Richard Perle thinks your question about the Iraq War is trivial. The former Defense Department adviser, who was one of the key figures crafting t...

Was ISIS George and Dick's 'Gift' to the World?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Had George and Dick not decided on their "cakewalk" in Iraq, ISIS would have been an unlikely possibility, no matter the ethnic and religious tensions in the region. They essentially launched the drive that broke state power there and created the kind of vacuum that a movement like ISIS was so horrifically well-suited to fill.

Iraqi Mom Seeks To Sue Bush, Cheney For War Crimes

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

Sundus Shaker Saleh believes she can make the case that former President George W. Bush and key members of his administration are guilty of war crimes...

Ron Paul: Obama's Syria Policy Looks Like Bush Lead-Up To Iraq

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) issued strong words of caution Monday regarding the escalating situation in Syria, saying it reminded him of the preli...

'Mission Accomplished' 10 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

On May 1, 2003, President George W. Bush stepped down from a Navy jet that had just landed on the USS Abraham Lincoln. He was wearing a flight suit an...

What You Won't Hear About Iraq

John Tirman | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics
John Tirman

The Iraq War raises many questions still, 10 years after those first bombs sought out Saddam Hussein. Most of the coverage will focus on the decisions leading to the war, the blend of lies and arrogance in the Bush administration. What we won't hear much about is what happened to Iraqis.

How Bush Sold The Iraq War

MSNBC | Michael Isikoff | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

As the Obama White House vigorously defends its policy of using drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists—including in some cases American citizens...

Serious Business: President Bush and VP Cheney Should Take the Stand on War Lies

Cynthia L. Cooper | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Cynthia L. Cooper

We need to put any future president on notice -- now -- that lying to Congress about the need for war is serious business. Prosecution under the criminal laws of the United States is the best way to hold President Bush accountable.

Happy Ninth Anniversary Iraq Invasion!

Peter Van Buren | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Just like with my own wedding anniversary, I'm a few days late recognizing the ninth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War, but sincere in marking the occasion none the less.

4,474 Americans Dead in Iraq

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Our wars, our only legacy from the evil of 9/11, signs of a nation gone mad, have cost America over $4 trillion. Yet while money is one thing to squander, we weep over the unnecessary loss of lives.

Bush Jokes About His Own Literacy

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush joked about his literary abilities in a speech at the Chamber of Commerce in Wichita, Kans. on Thursday. He said at...

Ryan Grim

Bush: War Boosts The U.S. Economy (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President George W. Bush argued in 2004 that the best way to grow the U.S. economy was by waging war, according to former Argentine Prime Minister Né...

Shoes Thrown at Bush Revealed to Have Message on Bottoms

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

Tom Ricks: Obama's War In Iraq May Last Longer Than Bush's

Foreign Policy | Tom Ricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

News flash for the president-elect: All our troops are combat troops. It isn't like some American soldiers stroll around Iraq unarmed. Nor do the insu...

Muntadir al-Zaidi and Us

William E. Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William E. Connolly

It is a pity that more American journalists have not appreciated the heroism of Muntadir al-Zaidi, the way he spoke for us as well as for them when he threw his shoes at Bush.

A Hard Day at the Office

Carolita Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolita Johnson


Bush: "I Was Unprepared For War," "I'm Sorry" For The Economic Crisis

ABC News/AP/CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush let it all out today during an interview with ABC News' Charlie Gibson. Bush delivered a mea culpa on Iraq, the economic crisis and the...

Bush Admin Revising Iraq War History On White House Website

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Before invading Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration mounted a significant diplomatic offensive to rally international support, and officials at the ...

Bush 'Very Pleased' With Iraq War Outcome

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

US President George W. Bush believes the Iraq war was a success and is "very pleased" with what is happening there, he said in a pre-recorded intervie...

Ex-Prosecutor Accuses Bush Of Murder In Book

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A book arguing that President Bush could be held criminally responsible for the deaths of American soldiers in Iraq is thriving despite a near total l...

Bush Tells UK Paper He Regrets His Image As A War Monger

Times Of London | Tom Baldwin and Gerard Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush has admitted to The Times that his gun-slinging rhetoric made the world believe that he was a "guy really anxious for war" in Iraq. He ...

Bush Wednesday: I Understand Iraq "Consequences Firsthand"

White House | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The following is excerpted from an Interview of the President by RTL and N-TV, German TV: Q Do you think there's a point where you'd say only a mili...