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"I wonder at what point do you stop doing what you think is right and you start doing what the majority of the American people want?" Pelley asked the senator.

"Well, again, I disagree with what the majority of the American people want. Failure will lead to chaos, withdrawal will lead to chaos," McCain replied.

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John McCain of Arizona and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, both Republicans. Weaver also questioned ... He also told Stern that he backed President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq, a statement he later denied making despite the audio evidence. And Trump's campaign nearly collapsed when a recording ...

"I'm very concerned about ongoing developments in Iraq regarding reports that the Iraqi military and Shia militias are advancing on Kurdish interests around Kirkuk," his statement read. "This has the potential to ... John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year. McCain has long been a ...
Nor does McCain's aggressive lobbying for the Iraq war, which killed between 500,000-1 million Iraqi civilians--a war McCain pushed for so aggressively that he went on network ... By selecting Sarah Palin as his running mate, John McCain helped create a world where Donald Trump could be president.
When John McCain revealed in July that he'd been diagnosed with glioblastoma--the same aggressive form of brain cancer that killed his friend Ted ... World War I; my grandfather in World war I and World War II; as you know, my dad's service; and my sons--both my sons have been in Iraq or Afghanistan.

These two accusers allow you and your country to interfere into other countries' internal affairs, just like what you are doing to the internal affairs of Cambodia as an independent, sovereign state now. You are annoying us because we are different from Iraq, Syria or Ukraine who allowed your group, as well ...
I spoke with him before a gathering at Central high school hosted by Changing Hands Bookstore. When Capt. Khan was in Iraq his father sent him a copy of Sen. John McCain's book, "Why Courage Matters." Prior to Sunday's event, I contacted McCain's office and asked if there was any message he'd like ...
In Iraq, the United States seems to still be basking in the feeling of victory after the liberation of Mosul this summer. Meanwhile, Iranian forces are working to sow discord inside Iraq, as we saw in Kirkuk; maneuver Iraqi politics against the United States; and turn next year's election into a strategic setback that ...
Sen. John McCain on Monday called on Iraq to halt its advance on separatists in the north amid flaring tensions and clashes as government forces reclaim territory from Kurds forces in the northern part of that country. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Kurdish regional government should begin a ...
... he said my friend John McCain was a loser because he was captured as a POW," said Graham in an interview with CNN. "He lost me when he accused George W. Bush of lying to the American people about the Iraq war, and he thinks Putin's a good guy, so, I just can't go there. I respect people who can't, ...
What changed was that Republican Senator John McCain announced he would vote in favour of the tax bill currently before the US Senate. ... Brent crude prices lifted after the world's largest producers, Russia and the OPEC nations (Saudia Arabia, Iran, Iraq and others), made a deal to continue curbing oil ...
Sixteen years later, economic inequality in America is dramatically more severe than it was when McCain said those words; the United States military is still fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq; and the Republican party is pushing legislation that raises taxes on many middle-class families -- and increases the ...
Iran helped the Iraqi Army and the Hashd al-Shaabi forces in their ... The rivalry between Tehran and Washington has to some extent been played out in Iraq. ... Erbil and Baghdad, US Senator John McCain said last week.
Israel was alone in its support for the Iraqi Kurdish referendum in September, and it ... since 2014 and closed the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) airspace. ... officials like Senator John McCain came out in support of the Kurds.
John McCain, battling brain cancer at age 81, was back in full .... to plan and conduct terrorist attacks, both within Syria and Iraq and abroad.".
After helping Iraq stifle a Kurdish push for independence, Iran is now ... Soleimani visited Iraqi Kurdistan in September to warn the region against ... in Baghdad," U.S. Senator John McCain said in Washington last week.

Republican Senator John McCain has said that he will refuse to vote ... pushed against the use of torture following 9/11 and the Iraq war and ...
After decades of yearning for a state to call their own, Iraqi Kurds flocked to the polls on September 25 in a referendum aimed at creating an independent nation. Ninety-three percent of Iraqi Kurds backed secession. People from Kirkuk to Irbil were euphoric. Not only had the Kurds been instrumental in ...
Keith Olbermann appeared on The View Friday to talk about his new book, President Trump, the Russia probe headed by Robert Mueller, George Papadopoulos, Osama bin Laden & ISIS, terrorism in New York City, John McCain, George W. Bush, and more. Olbermann defended his tweet to Donald Trump ...
The single most interesting thing John McCain has done in the last three or so ... ungrounded insistence in 2003 that Saddam Hussein's Iraq was "a clear ... be greeted as liberators by the majority of the Iraqi people, your calm, ...
"I Choose the Kurds," by John McCain (Op-Ed, Oct. 25), advocating American ... as they oppose Iraqi and allied Iranian forces, is a recipe for disaster. ... These two allied forces will not stand for Iraq to be dismembered by a ...
WASHINGTON -- Clashes this month between elements of the Iraqi ... Iraq from external threats -- not to attack Iraqi Kurds, who are some of ...
John McCain seemed to call out Trump for his medical deferment from the ... public feud with the parents of a soldier who was killed in Iraq.
John McCain was a champion of the disastrous war in Iraq, a war built ... of almost 4,500 American lives, hundreds of thousands of Iraqi lives, ...
When Donald Trump won the presidency, many Americans hoped John McCain would live up to his maverick image and resist his agenda. .... Whatever fantasies are projected on him, after all, he is a conservative Republican in the Reaganite mold, a defense hawk who supported the Iraq war long after it ...
John McCain, then a Republican presidential candidate, at an ... that Manafort is working for allies of the leader of Iraq's Kurdish region to help ...
NEW THIS MORNING: The Associated Press is reporting that Iraqi forces ... of the last extremist strongholds in Iraq -- from the Islamic State group, according to a statement from the Iraqi prime minister's office. ... John McCain.
U.S. Senator John McCain was one of the leading supporters of a bill ... than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
John McCain opposed Paul's effort, saying repeal of the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of military force "would be irresponsible.".
"Now, are we going to go to a young man or woman serving in Afghanistan or Iraq today and say, 'Hey by the way, you're a Dreamer, get back ...
... Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., ... associated groups, while the 2002 AUMF let the military go into Iraq.
John McCain of Arizona is the closest the Republican party has to the ... McCain not only championed the war in Iraq but called Obama's 2011 ...
war Hawk Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain, former political ... The country of Iraq had nothing to do with the attack, but received the ...
John McCain, R-Ariz., has warned a CR could cut billions from ... in Afghanistan and for the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
John McCain, who has spent the summer undergoing treatment for ... and people for Italy's contribution to global security, including in Iraq, ...
John McCain, who has spent the congressional recess undergoing ... to global security, including in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo, as well as ...
All have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, and lost troops under their command ... He mocked former POW John McCain by saying "He's war hero ...
... intelligence and bombing missions in Iraq and Syria. Up to 10 times a day, a wave of aircraft blasts into the sky to support the U.S. military's ...
John McCain likes to joke that any senator not under investigation or .... leaders in both parties for wasting so much blood and treasure in Iraq.
The readiness problems stem from a variety of issues, including 16 years of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, conflicts that have stretched ...
... of the USS Fitzgerald on June 17 and of the USS John McCain on August 21. ... Iraqi Kurdistan to delay an upcoming independence referendum. ... political stability in Iraq during the continuing fight against the Islamic State.
Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, Trump recommits the U.S. to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, but declined to disclose how many ...
... remains of navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain, ... Baghdad (AP) -- Iraq offers a more positive narrative for the White House ... The U.S. military has enabled Iraqi forces to reclaim the Islamic ...
Trump cited lessons learned from the battle against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, ... John McCain, who wrote his own strategy in frustration while waiting for ... press and McGurk said the just-launched Iraqi offensive to clear ISIS out of ...
... SAILORS WERE FOUND IN A COMPARTMENT OF THE USS John McCain, ... THE U.S. military HAS ENABLED Iraqi forces TO RECLAIM THE ... CAN CREDIBLY ASSERT THAT MOMENTUM IS ON Iraq'S SIDE.
John McCain, both of whom served in the navy as admirals. ... a squeezed Islamic State group looks for new havens beyond Syria and Iraq.
John McCain's favorable rating is 58% after he cast the vote that sank ... Lieberman's consistent support for the Iraq war was at odds with most ...
Sen. John McCain, the veteran lawmaker and Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is not the kind of guy who likes to wait.
John McCain answers questions from reporters as he walks to a ... Yet those of us who heard McCain call for U.S. troops to occupy Iraq for "100 ...


 

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