Tonight, President Obama will undoubtedly remind Americans he got us out of Iraq. What he probably won't mention is what that means for Iraqis who helped America achieve stability in the troubled state. Eli Lake reports that Sheikh Ahmad Abu-Risha, a major figure in helping beat back the Al-Qaeda based insurgency in western Iraq, "misses" the president who assured him America would fulfill its promises.
Everyone in town guessed President Obama would kill the long-standing agreement with America’s allies in eastern Europe and abandon the “third site” missile-defense plan. Now that it is reality, it’s hard to determine which is worse... Read Post
OBAMA PRAISES VICTORY IN IRAQ: President Obama surprised the world yesterday with an unannounced visit to Baghdad, where he met Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and praised the courage and perseverance of America’s troops. But t... Read Post
Has Iran won the Iraq War – because the Iraqi people failed to help the Americans? According to columnist Khadir Taahar of Iraq’s Kitabat newspaper, the U.S. has thrown up its hands in frustration, and in its own interests, has hand... Read Post