Articles in Category: 'Iraq'

By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 13, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, stopping by CBS' "Face the Nation" the other week, summed up the state of the planet about as well as anyone could: "To put it mildly," she said, "the world is a mess."

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 
As Washington continued to ponder military options in the Middle East, including getting more active in Iraq, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, took to the national stage to weigh in on the matter. Rubio appeared on Sean Hannity’s show on Fox News on Wednesday night and called for America to use air power to hinder ISIL’s supply routes in Iraq.
 
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By: Sheldon Richman | Posted: February 14, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Americans seem to believe that once the U.S. military exits a foreign country, its moral accountability ends. But the deadly consequences — and culpability — continue long after the last soldier leaves.

 
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By: James Jay Carafano | Posted: October 24, 2013 3:55 AM
 

It was a terrible year for Tehran. With the 2009 election fast approaching, the mullahs tried to buy votes by giving away free produce. Rather than appease the masses, the giveaway sparked cries of "death to potatoes."

 
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By: George Will | Posted: August 17, 2011 3:55 AM

LONDON -- During the Second World War, a future prime minister, Harold Macmillan, said America is "the new Roman empire and we Britons, like the Greeks of old, must teach them how to make it go."

 
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By: George Will | Posted: November 5, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The Republican presidential candidates, their sinews stiffened and their blood summoned up, may rightly dread Wednesday's version of what are inexplicably called debates.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 30, 2010 4:05 AM

Asked if the United States might send still more troops to Afghanistan, if the Obama surge is not succeeding by year's end, Vice President Joe Biden answered, "I do not believe so."

 
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: September 10, 2011 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The legacy of 9/11 can't be fully measured even now, but perhaps the most damaging aspect can be found in our national discourse.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: December 16, 2011 3:55 AM
For the Army and Marines who lost 4,500 dead and more than 30,000 wounded, many of them amputees, the second-longest war in U.S. history is over. America is coming home from Iraq.
 
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By: Jeff Kottkamp | Posted: November 11, 2011 3:55 AM
 

My family, like most families in America, has its share of veterans. My Uncle George served in the Army under General George Patton during World War II. Other uncles served in the Navy and Air Force during Vietnam. My father-in-law was a radio man in the Marines serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

 
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By: USAF Capt. H. Grey Shelfer | Posted: September 10, 2011 3:55 AM
 

A few weeks into the fall semester of my senior year at the U.S. Air Force Academy, I began Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001, like virtually any other school day.

 
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By: Jeff Kottkamp | Posted: August 24, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Jobs, jobs, jobs -- from every corner of the country politicians say we must create more jobs in America.

 
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By: L. Brent Bozell | Posted: January 5, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Our national media elite reviewed 2010 with great sorrow for how America has besmirched itself in the eyes of the world with its "seething hatred" of Muslims. CBS anchor Katie Couric announced on her Internet show that there wasn't enough evaluation of "this bigotry toward 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide" which was "so misdirected, and so wrong -- and so disappointing."

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 

With buzz increasing that he will launch a bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson showed up in Tallahassee Thursday night still touting the trademark libertarian social issues -- legalization of marijuana, for one -- that put him in the minority of the GOP.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
George W. Bush is sitting on a hotel sofa in front of a south-facing window on a sunny November morning. His presidential memoir, "Decision Points," is No. 1 on amazon.com and is expected to be No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. "I've got a very comfortable life," he says.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 24, 2010 10:32 AM
 
With the election little more than a week away, the three leading candidates running for the U.S. Senate clashed Sunday morning in a heated debate.
 
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Posted: September 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 31, 2010 9:10 PM
 

For only the second time in his term, President Barack Obama addressed the American people from the Oval Office on Tuesday night, this time to talk about the end of combat operations in Iraq. He then turned to the war in Afghanistan and the economy.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 20, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq elicited cheers from war-weary Americans Thursday, the exit strategy drew fire from Florida Republican congressional candidate Allen West.
 
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