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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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U.S. Ends Iraq War

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : World Affairs Blog: Children (3 years ago)

The U.S. formally ended the Iraq War today. As The New York Times reports: Almost nine years after the first American tanks began massing on the Iraq border, the Pentagon declared an official end to its mission... Read Post

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)

Eight years to the day after President Bush stood before a banner announcing "Mission Accomplished" in Iraq, prematurely declaring the end of combat operations there, President Obama announced Sunday night that an operation he autho... Read Post


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