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Iraq War Withdrawal

Thinking for Ourselves -- Sacred Sacrifices

Shea Howell | Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit
Shea Howell

This season is an opportunity for us to reflect on the horrors of war and the costs of empire. It is a time to turn our hearts and imaginations toward the creation of real peace.

Iraq: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Michael Brenner | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Will America learn the lessons of our folly? Certainly not fully. For that requires the kind of dispassionate self examination of which we are incapable.

Saddam's Dishes Seized From U.S. Art Organization

Posted 12.15.2011 | Arts

The art world has seen a surge in cultural patrimony cases in recent months as countries work to build bridges by returning significant works to their...

I Gave 8 Months Of My Life And Both My Legs To A War I Never Wanted

Tammy Duckworth | Posted 02.12.2012 | Impact
Tammy Duckworth

I gave eight months of my life and both my legs to a war I never wanted, and I'd do it all again in a heartbeat because I am proud to serve our country.

President Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Should Silence the Naysayers

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Wars are always easy to start, but never easy to end, especially when they are inherited from another administration, an administration of the opposing party.

The End of the Iraq War Is in Sight

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

All America can do, at this point, is beg the Iraqis to come together and put aside their political differences, and do what we want them to do.

Joshua Hersh

Iraq, Afghanistan Casualty Counts Tell Tale Of Two Wars | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

It's a tale of two wars: in Iraq, August became the first month to pass without a single American military casualty, while in Afghanistan, Americans e...

Iraq Not Requesting American Troops Stay After This Year

Posted 06.22.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has not requested an extension of an end-2011 deadline for the United States to withdraw its troops, the top U.S. military ...

Pentagon Having Second Thoughts On Iraq Withdrawal

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 06.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Eight months shy of its deadline for pulling the last American soldier from Iraq and closing the door on an 8-year war, the Pentago...

Iraq Wants The U.S. Out: Prime Minister Insists All Troops Must Leave

Wall Street Journal | SAM DAGHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ruled out the presence of any U.S. troops in Iraq after the end of 2011, saying his new government and the country's se...

The New War Congress: An Obama-Republican War Alliance?

David Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Swanson

Assuming a Libertarian influence does not sweep through the Republican caucus and the Democrats don't regress in their path toward peacemaking, we are likely to see wars that will be considered as Republican-Obama in nature.

War in Iraq Defies U.S. Timetable for End of Combat | TIM ARANGO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEAR TULUL AL-BAQ, Iraq -- President Obama has set an August deadline for the end of the combat mission in Iraq. Here at this makeshift desert camp in...

Bush Admin Told Iraq Government It Wanted Troops To Stay Until 2015

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States asked Iraq for permission to maintain a troop presence there to 2015, but U.S. and Iraqi negotiators agreed to limit their authoriza...

House Leaders Reach Iraq War Funding Deal Without Deadline For Withdrawal

New York Times | Carl Hulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House leaders struck a bipartisan deal on Wednesday night on a major spending measure that would provide money for the war in Iraq through the end of ...