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Excuse Me, But We Never 'Won' in Iraq

Dennis Jett | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Dennis Jett

While it may not be popular with fellow thugs, the Islamic State has managed to take over much of Iraq and Syria. Predictably, Washington seems more interested in assigning blame for the situation than dealing with it. Sen. John McCain, for instance.

The $40 Billion Iraqi Money Trail

CNBC | Eamon Javers | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

It has been called the largest airborne transfer of currency in the history of the world. But finding out what happened to all the money involved has ...

PHOTOS: 'Hotel Of Doom' Exterior Completed

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

The massive Ryugyong Hotel, which towers over the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, has long been symbolic for all the wrong reasons. Built from 1987...

If Deficits Don't Matter, Does Contract Abuse?

Scott Lilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Lilly

It is remarkable how many people claim to be sincerely interested in reducing the federal budget deficit but have seemingly have no interest in taking on these kinds of abuse in contracting.

The F Word: Lost Billions in Iraq

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Congress agreed to pump an extra $33 billion into Afghanistan this week, even as a new report revealed that almost nine billion earmarked for the nation's other occupation -- Iraq -- went missing.

The GAO Transcripts, Part 11: Back in The Iraqi PMC Gold Rush Days

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

This is the eleventh installment of the Government Accountability Office interview transcripts that were prepared pursuant to the July 2005 GAO report...

Bush Does a 9/11 Replay in Asking for Unprecedented Powers and Unprecedented Budget

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

What is shocking about the presentation by Bush -- and the deal that is unfolding is that we don't see any acceptance of responsibility for the failure of his team's stewardship of the economy.

CNN Anchor Slams Impeachment as "Kabuki Theatre"

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

It seemed that most of the clearly biased shows on cable news had been publicly outed as such, but viewers learned there was yet another conservative Republican show:Election Center with Campbell Brown.