Iraq Withdrawal

Yes, the latest polls may indicate that the President's popularity among Americans has increased by a few percentage points, but that won't make up for all the goodwill he's lost in the corridors of Capitol Hill.
On October 21, 2011, The New York Times reported on President Barack Obama's announcement that "the last American soldier
We strongly believe that it is time -- and not too late -- for the United States to apologize for the war in Iraq.
There, over a series of 17 tweets, Rao laid out each of the individual attacks from that single day. In Abu Ghraib, a roadside
The US mission in Iraq -- the biggest in the world -- will slash its numbers by two-thirds by the end of this year from its
The Post story is quite instructive, even if it is not exactly "news" in the common sense of the term.
With the final withdrawal of American forces from Iraq, I remember the four young Marines and a Navy corpsman I met in Baghdad in March 2005 at Camp Victory.
I think Biden and his team have done the best job that any outsider could have done in helping to calm sectarian distrust and to generate a commitment to a semi-democratic process as Iraq evolves.
America leaves an Iraq that is deeply divided. After decades of ruthless rule, Iraqis endured an invasion and occupation, suffered from terror and ethnic cleansing, and while the trappings of a democracy have been set-up, it remains in a gestational state.
As the last of our troops return home from Iraq, the greatest tragedy of this misguided war is if we learn nothing.
American hawks are blaming President Obama for a premature withdrawal from Iraq, as if a few thousand American troops could prevent the country's current sectarian convulsion.
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Members of the Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) held their usual Sunday peace vigil in front of the Federal Building in downtown Kalamazoo as they have been doing since September 1, 2002. And, it doesn't look as though they are going away despite President Obama's declaration of the end of the war in Iraq.
On Thursday the United States officially ended its war in Iraq, nine years after it first invaded the country. In a closing
The last 4,000 American troops will withdraw by the end of the year, leaving Iraq still tackling a weakened but stubborn
As the Republican presidential candidates prepare to debate foreign policy in South Carolina Saturday night, a new poll shows
BAGHDAD -- As the United States prepares to withdraw its troops from Iraq by year's end, senior American and Iraqi officials
It was the 2007 Nisour Square Blackwater killings, not Wikileaks, that derailed plans for U.S. troops to stay on in Iraq.
"After a decade of war, the nation we need to build and the nation we will build is our own," Obama said. Gallup's Wednesday
Given the ongoing withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and the transition to a State-Department-led mission for all remaining U.S. personnel in Iraq, this is a good time to focus more closely on what exactly is happening.