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"If any question why we died, Tell them, because our fathers lied."
Rudyard Kipling, Epitaphs of the War
"What Korea was to Truman, and Vietnam was to LBJ, Iraq will be to George W. Bush."
Arthur Schlesinger [to Arianna Huffington]
"Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war."
John Adams
"I don't feel abandoned," Mr Bush said on Fox News. "And what do you expect? When times are good, there\'s millions of authors of the plan. When times are bad, there\'s one author, and that would be me."
injured Iraqi victimAn injured man walks out from a hospital after receiving treatment in Baghdad, January 25, 2007
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"I have known Andrew for years," said Elliot Abrams, a prominent Republican foreign policy hawk and former senior official in the George W. Bush administration. "I view him as one of the group of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who bring to government jobs both invaluable real-world experience, and ...
By the end of its revisionary transition under the Bush administration, it was to have been bigger than the largest attack on Iraq during the inter-war years, ... Though regime change was a publicized goal and President Bush pursued a more aggressive Iraq policy prior to 9/11, the revision of Desert Badger ...

He had never been confronted with an issue like 9/11." Forty-three surmised that his father didn't openly question his Iraq policy because his "disclose, disarm, or face serious consequences" ultimatum made clear his intention. "A lesson he taught me was, if you say something, you'd better mean it," said the ...
... political troubles for a confrontation with the Iraqi, Turkish and Iranian governments, which he and his advisers believed they could handle -- with the support of the United States, which has worked with and supported the KRG over many years, while simultaneously emphasizing its "One Iraq" policy.
But the Bush administration had no interest in listening to its left-wing critics, and surged troops into Iraq. When Obama was elected in 2008, the left ... It seemed that left-wing interest in world affairs had been driven principally by opposition to Bush's Iraq policy. With Obama, who had promised to end the ...
The work of that study group contributed to the Bush administration's dramatic change in Iraq policy in early 2007. In that same year, USIP partnered with the U.S. Army in Mahmoudyia, a zone south of Baghdad then called the "Triangle of Death" that I knew only too well from my first tour in that country.

Kurdish competence caused complications in Iraq, because of the "one-Iraq" policy to which the US and other powers adhered. "The international ... She said Hussein had been a threat to the region and the Bush administration believed he had rebuilt his proscribed Weapons of Mass Destruction. That was the basic reason ...
... the Bush administration broadcast a video of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb to warn of what Saddam's forces faced if they dared to fight. Donald Rumsfeld, one of the chief architects of the disastrous Iraq policy, declared that "the goal is to have the capabilities of the coalition so clear and ...
Mr. Blair said that he had helped urge the Bush administration go through the United Nations, over the resistance of powerful figures like Vice .... He was the first senior leader to resign over Britain's Iraq policy, and asked pointedly in his speech to Parliament: "Why is it now so urgent that we should take ...
Mr. Blair said that he had helped urge the Bush administration go through the United Nations, over the resistance of powerful figures like Vice .... He was the first senior leader to resign over Britain's Iraq policy, and asked pointedly in his speech to Parliament: "Why is it now so urgent that we should take ...
Omitting the decade leading up to the 2003 invasion distorts the roots of the war, which wasn't just a product of post-9/11 hysteria or the creation of various Bush administration personalities. The February 2001 assault was part of a bipartisan policy that put continuous war with Iraq at the center of strategies ...
Retired Lt. General Michael Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency who came up through intelligence positions in Iraq and Afghanistan, says that the George W. Bush administration's Iraq war was a tremendous blunder that helped to create the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS.
By the end of its revisionary transition under the Bush administration, it was to have been bigger than the largest attack on Iraq during the inter-war years, ... Though regime change was a publicized goal and President Bush pursued a more aggressive Iraq policy prior to 9/11, the revision of Desert Badger ...
... but his critique of Obama's Iraq policy is more measured, pointing to ... Although Nixon mostly blames the Bush administration, he does not ...
But the Bush administration had no interest in listening to its left-wing ... affairs had been driven principally by opposition to Bush's Iraq policy.
The work of that study group contributed to the Bush administration's dramatic change in Iraq policy in early 2007. In that same year, USIP ...

... because of the "one-Iraq" policy to which the US and other powers adhered. ... and the Bush administration believed he had rebuilt his proscribed weapons of ...
... the Bush administration broadcast a video of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb to warn of what Saddam's forces faced if they dared to fight. Donald Rumsfeld, one of the chief architects of the disastrous Iraq policy, declared that "the goal is to have the capabilities of the coalition so clear and ...
Ex-Bush administration officials with pro-Trump leanings have forged a secret ... and focused on opposing President Obama's Iraq policy.
the Bush administration, with Bolton as undersecretary of state for arms control, arrived in Washington, D.C., in 2001 with the goal of invading ...
The risks of internal strife, active Iranian pursuit of its interests, regional instability, and al Qaeda activity in Iraq were each explicitly identified ...
Much as George W. Bush inherited his initial Iraq policy from Bill Clinton, .... that the Bush administration subsequently used to justify its actions.
Instead of determining why the U.S. was attacked by terrorists, Flynn said, the Bush administration was looking at where the terrorists came ...
Forty-three surmised that his father didn't openly question his Iraq policy because his "disclose, disarm, or face serious consequences" ...
But the Bush administration had no interest in listening to its left-wing ... affairs had been driven principally by opposition to Bush's Iraq policy.
... key Iraq policy Advisors that U.S. forces would be "greeted as liberators." ... And scamming the gullible George W. Bush administration into ...
... key Iraq policy Advisors that U.S. forces would be "greeted as liberators." ... And scamming the gullible George W. Bush administration into ...
... of the "one-Iraq" policy to which the US and other powers adhered. ... Bush administration believed he had rebuilt his proscribed weapons of ...
... the Bush administration broadcast a video of the GBU-43/B Massive ... one of the chief architects of the disastrous Iraq policy, declared that ...
the Bush administration, unaware of who Wilson was or why the .... discredit the entire Bush Iraq policy and build a larger story of the nefarious, ...
... but his critique of Obama's Iraq policy is more measured, pointing to ... Although Nixon mostly blames the Bush administration, he does not ...
... a neoconservative veteran of George W. Bush's administration, for the .... Despite Mr Trump's criticism of the Iraq policy pursued by Mr Obama ...
... a neoconservative veteran of George W. Bush's administration, for the .... Despite Mr Trump's criticism of the Iraq policy pursued by Mr Obama ...
... husband's administration handed over Iraq policy to President-elect George W. ... the Bush administration's planning on Iraq escalated in the ...
... would be reprised in the buildup to the Bush administration's invasion. ... Much as George W. Bush inherited his initial Iraq policy from Bill ...
... would be reprised in the buildup to the Bush administration's invasion. ... Much as George W. Bush inherited his initial Iraq policy from Bill ...
The work of that study group contributed to the Bush administration's dramatic change in Iraq policy in early 2007. In that same year, USIP ...
Ex-Bush administration officials with pro-Trump leanings have forged a secret alliance with a former private Iraqi Pentagon contractor who is a member of one of Iraq's wealthiest dynasties.
As the first month has passed of Donald Trump's presidency with little sign of success, and some question whether he's even up to trying to turn his campaign platform into a real legislative agenda, it's occurring to more and more people that what we ...
The former is the story of the George W. Bush administration's Iraq policy; the latter, Iran-Contra. That's particularly a problem given the seemingly random way in which Trump hires people, meaning that there are plenty of odd agendas floating around ...
Our friend Luke Rosiak, investigative reporter for the Daily Caller News Foundation, should receive a Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting of the vast national security breach of the House of Representatives perpetrated by five Pakistani ...
At the same time, writes Joe Devanny, Nixon excoriates the George W. Bush administration's approach to intelligence and policy in the build-up to the Iraq war.
At the urging of Rex Tillerson, the secretary of state, Donald Trump is understood to be considering hiring Elliott Abrams (pictured above), a neoconservative veteran of George W. Bush's administration, for the vacant number two slot at the State ...
After all, he railed against the Bush administration only to see "hope and change" lead to more global chaos at America's expense.
1989-1993 - Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for the George H.W. Bush administration. 1994-2001 ... July 16, 2004 - Wolfowitz is inquired about being a designer of Iraq policy throughout an Aspen Institute speaking engagement. He addresses, "I ...
1989-1993 - Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for the George H.W. Bush administration. 1994-2001 - Dean ... July 16, 2004 - Wolfowitz is asked about being an architect of Iraq policy during an Aspen Institute speaking engagement. He answers, "I don ...
That legacy included the "Dual Containment" policy of President Clinton and the "Clean Break" initiative advanced during the Bush administration. ... Israel and its lobby groups were influential in underwriting Iran-Iraq policy during the Clinton ...
1989-1993 - Under Secretary of Defense for Policy for the George H.W. Bush administration. 1994-2001 - Dean ... July 16, 2004 - Wolfowitz is asked about being an architect of Iraq policy during an Aspen Institute speaking engagement. He answers, "I don ...
No one wants to replicate President George W. Bush's disastrous Iraq policy, in which the dismantling of the Iraqi state led to chaos, huge loss of life, and the rise of the predecessor to ISIS .


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