Listen on Apple Podcasts. After 73 percent of Americans endorsed President George W. Inhe was named a Pulitzer finalist for local reporting on a project he co-wrote about witness problems in gang criminal cases. President Obama was right this week to put the best face on what has been accomplished by U. Over time, these efforts have made America's military, especially its Army, the most capable counter-insurgency force in history.
Americans now believe Iraq war was a mistake The Times
John McCain has made a shocking admission: The Iraq War was a “mistake ,” and he's taking the blame. In his new memoir, McCain who. The U.S. rationale for the Iraq War has faced heavy criticism from an array of popular and official sources both inside and outside the United States. Putting this. Having McCain call the Iraq War a "mistake," and owning up to his responsibility for it, is certainly a welcome if belated tonic in our low age.
A senior administration official told a reporter, off the record, that "Iraq is not just about Iraq", rather "it was of a type", including Iran, Syria, and North Korea.
However, the domestic political fallout in America from sending U. It may be discomfiting to Americans to say nothing of millions of Iraqis that the Bush administration spent their blood and treasure for a war inspired by the Ledeen Doctrine.
The only way to send a message so menacing was a swashbuckling victory in war. President Obama was right this week to put the best face on what has been accomplished by U. Vehicles from the Army's 3rd Infantry Division move to the northwestern side of the city to complete the encirclement of Baghdad, Iraq, during the early days of the war.
think the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were a catastrophic mistake.
Sixty-four percent of the 1, veterans interviewed by Pew said the Iraq invasion was. A two-volume Army study of the Iraq war is a deep examination of the mistakes and success of the war effort that also takes aim at critics who.
The report praises the surge and other COIN efforts, many of which have been attributed to leaders such as Odierno, retired Gen.
Todd covers ground combat for Military Times.
Why did Bush go to war in Iraq Iraq Al Jazeera
Feith wrote to Rumsfeld in October that action against Iraq would make it easier to "confront - politically, militarily, or otherwise" Libya and Syria.
And therein lies the single biggest reason why the Iraq occupation may prove to have been a huge mis-step for America. And since we know the administration was engaged in a widespread campaign of deception and propaganda in the run-up to the Iraq war, there is little reason to believe them. I write about national security, especially its business dimensions.
Fifty-five percent of them think the five-year intervention in Syrialaunched by Obama in opposition to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, has not been worth it.