Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq

Sep 18, 2014

Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq

President Barack Obama, trying to reassure war-weary Americans, vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq but his spokesman said some military advisers could end up in front-line positions against Islamic State. Obama, who has spent much of ...

Jul 8, 2014

Whitewashing the Iraq war

by Ramzy Baroud

As Iraq stands on the verge of a complete breakdown into sectarian states, a former leading Iraq war advocate is popping up in the U.S. media, and he's in no mood to accept any responsibility for the protracted tragedy.

Jun 29, 2014

Shamelessness of neocons

by Ramesh Thakur

How do we impress on U.S. neocons-cum-chickenhawks — and their Australian-British fellow-travelers — the enormous disparity between the vision dreamed for Iraq, the goals pursued, the means used and the results obtained?

Iraq War vet hurt at protest wins suit

Mar 22, 2014

Iraq War vet hurt at protest wins suit

An Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured during an Occupy Oakland protest when he was hit by a beanbag round fired by police has reached a $4.5 million agreement to settle a federal lawsuit with the city of Oakland, his lawyers and city ...

Iraq readying 'major attack' to retake Fallujah

Jan 5, 2014

Iraq readying 'major attack' to retake Fallujah

Iraq is preparing a “major attack” to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said Sunday, spelling a new assault for the city west of Baghdad where U.S. forces repeatedly battled insurgents. Washington said it would help Baghdad in its battle against Al-Qaida-linked militants but ...

Mar 29, 2013

Looking back at Iraq

Ten years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, there are still no answers to why Washington thought it could march the country to war without paying for it.