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John Mccain Iraq War

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Hagel And McCain Have Testy Exchange Over Iraq Surge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The debate over the Iraq War was reignited on Thursday when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took on Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel for...

Is There Any War McCain Thinks Can't Be Won?

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In April of 1969, the commander in chief of American forces in the Pacific, Admiral John S. McCain Jr., sent a cable to General Earle Wheeler, the cha...

McCain: 'I Said We Would Have An Easy Victory' In Iraq And 'We Did'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In late 2002 and early 2003, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was a fixture on cable television, assuring Americans that an invasion of Iraq would be "easy." "...

Why Doesn't Media Ask McCain: "You Have Served Your Country Honorably, Sir, but Exactly Which Wars Have You Won?"

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

McCain will opt for war as the first choice, not the last choice. With America now embroiled in two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, one has to worry about John McCain's desire to "bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran."

Sunday Watch 7-13-08

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

On Meet the Press, as elsewhere, the Gramm "whiner" scandal dwindled into a flip-flop revelation when the real revelation was what McCain's long-time trusted economic buddy believes.

Obama: Multiple Visits To Iraq By McCain Don't Equal Perspective

ABC News | Sunlen Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., argued in San Diego today that just because Sen. John McCain has made multiple visits to Iraq, that does not mean that he h...

McCain Campaign: Obama's Iraq Speech Suggests He's Taking Our Side

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain's campaign said Sunday that Barack Obama's remarks on Iraq "have left a significant question as to exactly what he intends." Sen. Joh...

Pro-War Vet Group Helps McCain With Battleground State Ads

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The pro-war veterans group Vets For Freedom is airing ads in battleground states in support of the war, the Washington Post reports: Sen. John McCa...

Obama, McCain To Meet With Iraqi Foreign Minister

ABC's Political Radar | Kirit Radia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John McCain are expected to meet individually with Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari in the coming days, s...

Iraq Government Seeks To Limit US Role In Country

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain and George W. Bush argue that maintaining high levels of U.S. troops in Iraq is essential for the security of Iraq, the region, the world,...

Anti-War Protestors Disrupt McCain Speech In Washington

Washington Post | Juliet Eilperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It might have taken Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) a while to figure out how to deal with hecklers, but he seems to have nearly mastered it at this point....

Jason Linkins

Retired Air Force General McPeak Bashes McCain | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Retired Air Force General Tony McPeak, a national security adviser to Barack Obama, dropped the hammer on Sen. John McCain today, telling the Washingt...

Brave New Films: "The Real McCain 2"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ah, the power of Youtube. Robert Greenwald has put together another in his series: "The Real McCain" that demonstrates the Republican's tendency to p...

McCain Promises To Win War, Kill Bin Laden, Stop Terrorism In One Term

Political Radar | Bret Hovell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain is scheduled deliver a speech from the not-to-distant future Thursday morning - a speech that will chronicle what he hopes his first ...

McCain Predicts The Iraq War Will Be "Won" By 2013

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Republican John McCain declared for the first time Thursday he believes the Iraq war can be won by 2013, although he rejected s...

McCain's "Miss America" Promise on Iraq

Moira Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Moira Whelan

McCain is displaying the same plan as a candidate for Miss America to bring about World Peace -- he hopes that if he says it, it will happen, but more importantly, it might increase his chances to wear the crown.

Howard Dean: GOP Trying To Weasel Out Of McCain "100 Years" Comment

The Hill | Sam Youngman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Howard Dean, chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), accused Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and the Republican Party of trying to deceive vot...

Fierce Iraq Fighting Forces War Back Onto Campaign Trail

The New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER and LARRY ROHTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The heavy fighting that broke out last week as Iraqi security forces tried to oust Shiite militias from Basra is reverberating on the presidential cam...

Klein: McCain "Should Know Better" On Iraq

Time | Joe Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain continues to fight a different war in Iraq than...the U.S. military. It is a simple war of good v. evil, us v. Al Qaeda. There are aspects...

DNC Video Catches McCain Flip Flops On Iraq

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The DNC has released a web video compiling public comments by John McCain on Iraq, which they call, "The Double Talk Express." Expect to see more con...

Jason Linkins

McCain Offers A Few Minutes Of Thin Rationale To Back Up His Call For A Century Of War | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Think we've made too much about McCain's nutlog plan for a century of war in Iraq? Well, he seems to think that our if, ands, and buts are really just a century of candy and nuts!

McCain: Fine With Me To Keep Troops In Iraq For "A Hundred Years"

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States military could stay in Iraq for "maybe a hundred years" and that "would be fine with me," John McCain told two hundred or so people ...