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The War in Iraq: It's Over!!

Almost nine years after the first American tanks amassed on the Iraqi border, and approximately eight years and seven months after President George W. Bush declared "Mission Accomplished," the Pentagon declared an official end to the Iraq War today. Nice.
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Another False Ending: Contracting Out the Iraq Occupation

US Politics / Liberal : Smirking Chimp (4 years ago)

By Bill Quigley and Laura Raymond Another false ending to the Iraq war is being declared. Nearly seven years after George Bush's infamous "Mission Accomplished" speech on the USS Abraham Lincoln, President Obama has just given a maj... Read Post

Is this what closure feels like?

Politics : Salon.com: Politics (4 years ago)

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