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Trump Was Against Iraq War? Not Really

Daily Beast - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
“But the timing of it, kind of an elective war, pre-emptive action, a serious attack on the United Nations, generally questions about where the institutional structure of the post World War II world is coming to, are all questions that I think need to ...
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5 Myths (And One Big Truth) About Hillary's 2002 Iraq War Vote

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Like many simplistic and "sound bite" arguments of the modern era, and of Sanders in particular, the argument that Hillary Clinton supported the war George W. Bush prosecuted in Iraq is nonsense. This falsehood can be broken down into five sub-myths.

They Found Love During The Iraq War. They Found Home In Seattle

KUOW News and Information - ‎47 minutes ago‎
This is a story about love and war; love lost and love found again. In 2004, Nayyef Hrebid was an interpreter for the U.S. Marines in Iraq, and Betu Allami was a soldier with the Iraqi Army. Ramadi General Hospital had been taken over by insurgents ...
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A Real 'Political Revolution' Would End the War in Iraq

Foreign Policy In Focus - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
But if you've heard him say nothing else on the subject, he's probably reminded you that he - unlike a certain former secretary of state - had the foresight to vote against the Iraq War when it came before Congress back in 2002. In fact, sometimes it ...

Clinton struggles on Iraq war legacy

MSNBC - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Appearing Sunday morning on NBC's “Meet the Press”, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dealt gingerly with her Iraq War vote as she responded to a question about whether the American invasion thirteen years ago set the stage for the rise of ISIS.

Iraq war vet's mixed media featured in The Galleries

River Falls Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
Stenbom joined the U.S. Army immediately after 9/11 and was subsequently wounded in Iraq. Stenbom writes about his work, “I faced new challenges dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder and was not sure what to do with my life.

Davutoğlu pleaded for vote against joining Iraq war in 2003, former deputy PM says

Today's Zaman - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Turkey's former Deputy Prime Minister Ertuğrul Yalçınbayır has said Ahmet Davutoğlu, who was the prime minister's adviser at the time, grabbed his hand and pleaded for the government to reject a resolution to authorize the deployment of US forces to ...

Sorting Out Fact From Fiction About Hillary's Iraq War Vote

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Even some have held up Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump opposition to the Iraq war to hammer her for it. The "it" is then New York Senator Hillary Clinton's vote for the 2002 Iraq War resolution. That's the one issue above all others that ...
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Hillary Clinton Told the Truth About Her Iraq War Vote

Slate Magazine - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
A specter is haunting Hillary Clinton's campaign: the specter of Iraq, specifically her Senate vote in 2002 giving President George W. Bush the authority to make war on Iraq. This vote was the main reason she lost the Democratic nomination, six years ...

Iraq War coverup has 2016 legs

Arizona Daily Sun - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In September 2002, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff wrote a memo to then Defense Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld. The memo indicated that intelligence concerning the location of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq was “90% incomplete” and that knowledge of the ...
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US faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-IS war

680 News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
So Carter is leaving Tuesday for Brussels, where he will convene a meeting Thursday of defence chiefs from about two dozen coalition countries, including most NATO members, Iraq and the Gulf states. He indicated he will, behind closed doors, share with ...

An Iraq War veteran who self-published a graphic novel based on his popular comic strip now has a book deal

Daily Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - An Iraq War veteran who self-published a graphic novel based on his popular comic strip now has a book deal. Little, Brown and Company announced Thursday that it has acquired Maximilian Uriarte's "The White Donkey: Terminal Lance" and ...
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Hillary's Pro-Iraq War Vote Is Still a Really Big Deal

Huffington Post - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Hillary Clinton voted to authorize George W. Bush to go to war in Iraq. As a result of that war, tens of thousands of Americans and Iraqis died needlessly, trillions of dollars were added to the debt, and the Middle East was destabilized in a way that ...

In foreign policy spat, Bernie Sanders suggests Madeleine Albright supported Iraq invasion

PolitiFact - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
13, 2002, NBC's Today: "I think that there would be a great diversion from our need to fight terrorism if we now all of a sudden redeploy a lot of our intelligence capabilities and capacities and forces to deal with a war in Iraq. … I think if we are ...

'Homeland, Iraq Year Zero': Monumental film charts destruction of a nation

FRANCE 24 - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A mesmerizing and deeply moving portrayal of the Iraq War as seen by Iraqis, Abbas Fahdel's six-hour masterpiece is essential viewing for anyone hoping to understand the devastating implications of the US-led invasion.

A Las Vegas Iraq War Veteran Talks Tragedy, Humanitarian Aid

KNPR - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Three days later we're back in San Diego with [a corpsman who served with Lobello in Iraq] who says, 'my family is back in the Philippines.

Life in Iraq: War Forces Women into Non-Traditional Roles - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
BAGHDAD - Violence gripping Iraq has cast the country's women into non-traditional roles: providers and protectors. Though ISIS has subjected women to horrific abuse and enslavement, life in government-held areas often proves to be simply the lesser ...

Iraq War Vote Shadows Clinton Candidacy

Between The Lines - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Bernie Sanders' repeated criticism of Clinton's 2002 Senate vote authorizing the U.S. invasion of Iraq, while pointing out that he opposed that same war resolution. Clinton has since said that her vote was a mistake, but also couched her admission in ...
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Pentagon withholds Iraq War photos showing detainee abuse

History News Network (HNN) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
After more than a decade of fighting to keep them out of public view, the Pentagon released 198 photographs on Friday, mostly showing close-ups of tiny cuts, bruises, and scars on a series of anonymous men.

Clinton Campaign's Finney On Using Iraq War Vote Against Hillary: "How Many Years Ago Was That?"

RealClearPolitics - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Clinton campaign spokeswoman Karen Finney appears on MSNBC to talk about negative campaigning and Bernie Sanders ramping up his rhetoric against Hillary on the campaign trail.