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Iraq War Anniversary 2013

Think Again: Are Journalists Any Less Gullible Today Than They Were 10 Years Ago?

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

It's a tribute to the good sense of the broader American public that on the 10th anniversary of President George W. Bush's disastrous decision to invade Iraq, a majority of Americans are aware that the entire enterprise was a bad idea, according to a poll by the Gallup Organization.

Amanda Terkel

Washington Post Editorial Page Misses Iraq War Anniversary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.20.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -- In the months leading up to the Iraq War, The Washington Post ran 27 editorials in favor of invasion, according to a count by veteran PB...

Christina Wilkie

Iraq War Contractors Still Fighting -- In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Rumsfeld declared war on the Pentagon bureaucracy on a quiet, sunny Monday seven months into his tenure as secretary of defense. ...

The Iraq War Will Push The U.S. Into Debt For Years To Come

Posted 03.20.2013 | Business

In the 10 years since the beginning of the Iraq war, the costs of war have been compared to the benefits of freedom at a near constant rate. Thanks to...

Iraq Veterans' Thoughts on Today's Anniversary

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Jon Soltz

War is not a game, and the statistics are not just numbers. These are real people, with real lives, and real families. The best thing we can do, today, is to remember their stories.

Daniel Basteiro

Family Of Spanish Cameraman Killed In Iraq Hotel Attack Searching For Answers 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

MADRID -- Ten years have gone by, and Javier Couso is still fighting what he calls the “lies” about the Iraq war that killed his brother, José Co...

Geoffroy Clavel

Ten Years After Iraq, France Not Afraid Of War

HuffingtonPost.com | Geoffroy Clavel | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

PARIS -- Ten years after the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom on March 20, 2003, which succeeded in ousting the dictator Saddam Hussein but plunged B...

Jon Ward

Iraq War Anniversary Finds GOP Regretful, Trying To Find A Path Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Back when the Iraq war was going to be a surgical operation and not an eight-year occupation, Barack Obama was a largely unknown state...

Michael Calderone

Iraq Media Failure Can Happen Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Since “Mission Accomplished” proved to be anything but, the media has done plenty of hand-wringing and soul-searching over the run-u...

Mark Blumenthal

Iraq War Poll Reveals Telling Lack Of Ties

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nearly decade-long war in Iraq cost the United States dearly in lives, casualties and dollars, but despite the immense toll, the ove...

Molly O'Toole

Tammy Duckworth Reflects On War That Changed Her Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

When images of joyous Iraqi voters with purple thumbs were broadcast around the world in January 2005, Tammy Duckworth watched with heartfelt tears fr...

The Best Iraq War Reflections, Rounded Up

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Ten years after the United States invaded Iraq, The Huffington Post has launched a series looking back at the war. David Wood reported on the human co...

10 Years Later, Majority View Iraq War As Mistake: Poll

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Ten years after the United States invaded Iraq, 53 percent of Americans now view the war as a mistake -- but with a majority of Republicans still stan...

PHOTOS: Saddam's Specter Lives On In Iraqi Landmarks

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- The soaring half domes of the Martyr Monument stand out against the drabness of eastern Baghdad, not far from where Saddam Hussein's feared...

Joshua Hersh

$800 Billion Thrown Away On Iraq War

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

For the past few months, a strange thing has been happening in the central Iraq town of Fallujah. Thousands of citizens, virtually all of them Sunni M...

David Wood

The Iraq War's Human Costs

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

Nightfall and still over 100 degrees as the gun trucks of a U.S. military convoy known as Dagger Three Seven growl in S-turns past the concrete barrie...

Joshua Hersh

Who Got It Right On Iraq War?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

How depressing to look back on the months before the war in Iraq -- that nearly nine-year misadventure that left thousands of Americans (and more than...

Howard Fineman

Iraq War 10 Years Later: How Did We Let It Happen?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...