Ramzy Mardini: The United States has a tradition of misinterpreting the Middle East. President George W. Bush invaded Iraq in 2003 with misplaced certainty, misconstrued assumptions and poor foresight. After the Arab revolts began in...Show More Summary
On September 5, 2006, then-President George W. Bush gave a speech headlined "U.S. Foreign Policy and Terrorist Threats" to military officers about the "stages" of the third world war which would be begun by the establishment of a "caliphate" if America was to abandon the fight in Iraq. Show More Summary
While running for President in 2007, then-Senator Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to require President George W. Bush to get explicit authorization from Congress before waging war against Iran. Today, the Obama White House says the...Show More Summary
(EBay) Former President George W. Bush put together a 48 member coalition for the Iraq War in 2003. 40 of those members supported military operations and 37 provided some number troops. In April 2003, the list was updated to include … Continue reading ?
After all the wasted lives and ruined lives because of George W. Bush’s wars, after the insane amount of money that was spent, now we declare war on ISIS. Only we do it with somebody else’s troops — we just don’t know which ones yet...
Juan Cole: Ever since George W. Bush invaded Iraq and created the circumstances under which al-Qaeda could take root and flourish there from 2003 forward, al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia (which later styled itself the "Islamic State of Iraq") has taken captives and has beheaded them on film. Show More Summary
For all the ridicule heaped upon George W. Bush’s so-called “Coalition of the Willing” by President Obama, Vice President Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry, among others, the US-led 2003 operation to liberate Iraq and overthrow...Show More Summary
By Juan Cole Ever since George W. Bush invaded Iraq and created the circumstances under which al-Qaeda could take root and flourish there from 2003 forward, al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia (which later styled…
By Juan Cole By Juan Cole Ever since George W. Bush invaded Iraq and created the circumstances under which al-Qaeda could take root and flourish there from 2003 forward, al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia…
I started this blog in 2003, at the height of the invasion of Iraq. My earliest years as a political observer were spent watching the political enemies of Republicans and President George W. Bush claim that he was a “war criminal” fighting an “illegal war.” I’ll not re-litigate the case for invading Afghanistan and Iraq...
The current public debate and wave of articles about how colleges can do a better job of providing access to students from low-income families -- including my own article, "Making Top Colleges Less Aristocratic and More Meritocratic"...Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Rudderless and without a compass, the American ship of state continues to drift, guns blazing. - Andrew J. Bacevich, the Boston University political science professor and former Army colonel who lost his son in the Iraq war in 2007, in a recent Reuters article. Show More Summary
When George W Bush proposed going into Iraq the Left - Labor included - couldn’t talk enough about needing UN backing. Why is…
Former Secretary of Homeland Security under President George W. Bush, Michael Chertoff, was on The Kelly File last Thursday to discuss the threat of ISIS on the US homeland. Chertoff told Megyn Kelly Al-Qaeda had been experimenting with WMD in … Continue reading ?
John Yoo, former legal counsel to the George W. Bush White House, weighed in on President Obama’s unilateral authority to go after the Islamic State terrorist group without requesting congressional approval. Despised by the Left, Yoo...Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert devoted some time last night to covering Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)'s cable victory lap, Dick Cheney's redemption, and George W. Bush's "eerie" prophecy that an early withdrawal from Iraq would have bad consequences.
Ralph Nader is to blame. It's that simple. I'm not talking about the election of 2000, where his candidacy was enough to hand the presidency to George W. Bush and all that has followed. I'm talking about when Nader went AWOL as the nation's consumer conscience. In the space of a week, three U.S. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- President Barack Obama owes former President George W. Bush and those Americans who died fighting in Iraq an apology, Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks said Thursday after attending a classified briefing on ISIS. Show More Summary
A McKinley Middle School teacher in Washington, D.C., has announced that he or she will apologize for assigning a controversial homework assignment to students--asking them to find comparisons between Adolf Hitler and George W. Bush and record them on a Venn diagram. Show More Summary
Former President George W. Bush and Adolph Hitler both abused their power in similar ways according to a homework assignment handed out in a middle school in the Washington D.C. area. The prescribed assignment even went so far as to equate the controversy over Iraq’s WMD programs to the Jewish Holocaust. Show More Summary