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How The Iraq War Led To The Paris Attacks

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One Middle East catastrophe apparently wasn't enough for some supporters of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq. So they've continued to try ...

Dick Cheney: Iran Deal Will Lead To First Use Of Nuclear Weapon Since Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.29.2015 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney launched a broad attack against President Barack Obama's foreign policy in an excerpt of...

Dick Cheney Continues To Try To Freak Everyone Out

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney appeared on Sean Hannity’s show on Fox on Wednesday to discuss the Islamic State, focu...

Alan Grayson: 'Dick Cheney Never Met A War He Didn't Like'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) weighed in Wednesday on former Vice President Dick Cheney’s remarks that the U.S. needs to do more to counter the Islamic...

Igor Bobic

Here's What Dick Cheney Wants Obama To Do Against ISIS | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney offered yet another critique of President Barack Obama's foreign policy on Wednesday, but beneath the heated rhetori...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Mocks Cheney In Appeal For Obama Iraq Plan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), walking a careful line Wednesday morning in backing the military options for Iraq that Presi...

Jennifer Bendery

Cheney Tells GOP It's Time To Fire Up The Ol' Iraq War Machine | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States needs to rev up the war in Iraq, former Vice President Dick Cheney told Republicans Tuesday on Capitol Hill -- and mos...

Jennifer Bendery

Dick Cheney: Spend More On Defense, Not On Roads Or Food Stamps | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday that President Barack Obama is "devastating" the U.S. military and needs to divert more re...

Amanda Terkel

Cheney Event Repeatedly Disrupted By Protesters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Protesters disrupted an event featuring Dick Cheney, his wife Lynne and their daughter Liz on Monday, saying that the former vice presid...

Retired Army Colonel Rips Dick Cheney: He Isn't Immoral, He's Amoral

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

Retired U.S. Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson has no doubt that Dick Cheney is bad for the country, but there's a question of the exact nature of his vill...

Iraq Is Beyond Cheney's Comprehension

Byron Williams | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics
Byron Williams

I doubt there are many levelheaded individuals who would take seriously anything Cheney offers about Iraq, given his dubious contribution to what can only be considered as an unmitigated disaster.

Cheney Went Too Far With Anti-Obama Claim | Robert Farley, with Lauren Shapiro and Carolyn Fante | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on In an interview on Fox News, former Vice President Dick Cheney went too far with his claim that...

Time for Dick Cheney to Take a Lie Detector Test

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Dean Obeidallah

Cheney is like the guy who robs a bank and gets away with it. But then years later he returns to the same bank and opens up a savings account so he can deposit the money he stole. It makes no sense.

New York Lawmaker Lashes Out Against Dick Cheney: He Should Just 'Stay Retired' And 'Keep His Mouth Shut'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) lashed out at former Vice President Dick Cheney during an interview on MSNBC Thursday, expressing dismay that the Iraq War...

Why Can't the Media Just Ignore Dick Cheney?

Lance Simmens | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media
Lance Simmens

Dick Cheney has not the least amount of credibility on the Iraq situation, either this one or the one 11 years ago. He has audaciously illustrated time and again that he has no capacity for self-reflection, introspection, analysis or questioning on issues that involve life and death on a large-scale.

Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney Join Attack On Obama For 'Abandonment Of Iraq'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

One day after President Barack Obama announced the planned deployment of hundreds of troops to Iraq, former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughte...

Dick Cheney Gives Rare Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney made a rare political endorsement Wednesday as he announced his support for a former Navy lieutenant and judge advoc...

Former Bush Official: We Went Into Iraq Because 'We Were Looking For Somebody's Ass To Kick'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

New York Times reporter Peter Baker is out with a new book that reportedly reveals some eyebrow-raising details about the Iraq War. A senior offici...

A Pledge to Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young

John Bruhns | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
John Bruhns

It is a sad time in our history when an American combat veteran must resort to such an extreme measure to alleviate the pain and suffering from injuries he received fighting in the name of our country.

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...

Howard Fineman

Iraq War 10 Years Later: How Did We Let It Happen? | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The conference room on Air Force One looks like any other conference room, except that the chairs at the big oak table slide on tracks a...

Iraq 10 Years Later: Participating in My Generation's Most Controversial War

John Bruhns | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics
John Bruhns

Many of those who served in Iraq have moved on and started their lives anew. I am among that cohort. Despite my new beginning, I'm left with memories of that war. Those memories remind me of how lucky I am to live in America.

Dick Cheney Doc: When Zealotry Met Power

Howard Fineman | Posted 05.04.2013 | TV
Howard Fineman

The capital's dysfunction is leading some thinkers here to conclude that "power" no long exists. In a tribal and digital world, the theory goes, top-down authority is dead. Anyone who believes that needs to see R.J. Cutler's calmly voiced yet disturbing new feature documentary called The World According to Dick Cheney.

Cheney Blasts 'Wrong' Condoleezza Rice

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney revives a dispute with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in an upcoming documentary, criticizing his former...

Legacy: Who Is Accountable In Iraq?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The issue of legacy is not so much should we assign blame to a soldier, but to ask: why have we not assigned blame and demanded punishment for the leaders who put those soldiers into the impossible situations they faced?