BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday that Washington would send more U.S. troops to help local forces in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State expected later this year.
https://t.co/AiyoSrJCfV There is an incresing possibility that the Lib Dems could form the next UK Govt on a platform on No Brexit — Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) September 26, 2016 Back in late 2003, not too long after the Iraq War, the governor of Vermont, Howard Dean, was causing a stir on the WH2004 betting markets. […]
“The Basrah Museum has been planned for eight years and will join the National Museum in Baghdad as one of the most important institutions in Iraq. For the first time in a generation, the people of southern Iraq will have their own museum – a great achievement under extremely difficult circumstances.”
Donald Trump hit Hillary Clinton hard on foreign policy during the first presidential debate Monday night. “Secretary Clinton is talking about taking out ISIS,” he said. “Well, President Obama and Secretary Clinton created a vacuum the...Show More Summary
This is High Derp, even by Fox standards. Remember this part of last night’s debate? HOLT: Mr. Trump, a lot of these are judgment questions. You had supported the war in Iraq before the invasion. What makes your… TRUMP: I did not support the war in Iraq. HOLT: In 2002… TRUMP: That is a mainstream […]
Donald Trump has made some curious claims that he strongly opposed the Iraq War from the start (even though his comments at the time were mildly skeptical at best), but Bill O'Reilly isn't sure why anyone cares.
I’d add a few more details to Ramesh’s post about the context for Trump’s claim of fierce opposition to the war in Iraq – some context for the context, as it were. In 1998, President Bill Clinton signed the Iraq Liberation Act, which had been overwhelmingly approved in both houses of Congress. Show More Summary
Donald Trump wants to phone a friend when it comes to his position on the Iraq War: Fox News anchor Sean Hannity. Trump apparently had some very intricate, top secret, and extensive conversations with Hannity about his views on the war—if...Show More Summary
“Perhaps he shouldn’t be doing it yet. And perhaps we should be waiting for the United Nations.” The post Fox News and the RNC: 2003 clip backs up Trump on pre-war opposition to Iraq invasion appeared first on Hot Air.
Let’s keep in mind the context for the debate over where Trump stood on the Iraq war: During this campaign he has repeatedly bragged about his farsightedness in opposing it. Here’s Trump in a September 2015 debate: I’m meeting with people...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has declared that he was adamantly against the Iraq War from the beginning, and almost all the fact-checkers say that's false. But a Fox News fact-check begs to differ.
I wouldn't say this proves Trump's claim that he was "totally against the Iraq War," but it definitely proves the media are liars in claiming that his one casual "I don't know, guess we gotta do something' statement on Howard...
Fox News is what they are at this point: a 24 hour in-kind contribution to the Donald Trump campaign. It's no coincidence that after a debate that he is universally regarded to have lost - even by a pollster Breitbart commissioned to...Show More Summary
It was Socrates that said, when the debate is over, slander is the tool of the loser. And it seems that as last night’s Presidential debate wound to a close, Donald Trump knew that he didn’t have the upper hand. He closed his final statement, saying to Hillary Clinton, “I was going to say something... Show More Summary
Donald Trump's own reactions to last night's public self-immolation are as disorganized as his performance During the debate, his Iraq War flip flop was the "mainstream media's fault." Trump blames "mainstream media" for saying he was for the war in Iraq. Show More Summary
A rocket fired last week did not contain a chemical gas despite earlier suspicions, the military said.
In Monday night’s debate, Donald Trump ticked off some of the accomplishments that qualify him to lead our nation: He has had big-league success in the business world, he was against the Iraq war (ish), and he and he alone has protected our country from the longstanding threat that is Rosie O’Donnell. Show More Summary
Intelligence chiefs warn that pushing Isis out of Iraq and Syria will lead to the spread of operatives around the world rather than the end of the jihadi army The United States will face years of “sustained vulnerability” from Islamic...Show More Summary
Monday’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was dominated by foreign and national security policy. The candidates clashed on wide-ranging issues from NATO to North Korea, and Russia to Iraq. The debate...Show More Summary
FBI Director James Comey says violent militants will flow out of Syria and Iraq to commit attacks elsewhere.