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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • 'The View': Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd out, but what's next?

    ABC is cleaning house at "The View," and what comes next is anyone's guess.  The news broke late Thursday that co-hosts Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy would not be returning to the long-running daytime talk show after the current season and that the...
  • Revisionist history prevails on Iraq invasion

    So who lost Iraq? The blame game mostly fingers incompetent Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Or is Barack Obama culpable for pulling out all American troops monitoring the success of the 2007-08 surge? Some still blame George W. Bush for going into...
  • Obama shouldn't wage war in Iraq

    President Obama must not give in to the pressure from conservatives to wage war again in Iraq. Any intervention risks escalation, rising anti-Americanism and a quagmire. If the United States bombs the Sunni fundamentalists who have conquered northwestern...
  • The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor

    The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor
    Hours after winning their party primaries, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan exchanged the first salvos in November's race for governor. Hogan released an Internet ad calling the lieutenant governor "the most incompetent man in...
  • In Iraq, echoes of Vietnam

    In Iraq, echoes of Vietnam
    A corrupt government that has alienated many of its people finds itself unable to overcome a growing insurgency in an endless civil war and expects a superpower on the other side of the globe to come to its rescue. That's the story in Iraq today —...
  • A questionable game of 'shut up' on Iraq

    It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem. Case in point: There's a near-riot in liberal circles over the very idea that supporters of the Iraq War should...
  • Chan Lowe: The Iraq crisis

    Chan Lowe: The Iraq crisis
    I remember the date, March 19, 2003, quite well because it was the fiftieth birthday of a lifelong friend from childhood, and I had just called to give him a hard time about it. Later that evening, we were treated to a spectacular fireworks display....
  • Kerry in Iraq: The U.S. confers on the fate of an embattled country

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, June 24: Americans can assume that Secretary of State John Kerry was in Baghdad on Monday to see if Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Kamal al-Maliki could make a case that would...
  • War lite -- Obama's limited Iraq goals

    War lite -- Obama's limited Iraq goals
    The United States is stepping into its third Iraq war in 24 years. But if President Obama has his way, this one will be fought under different rules. In a speech at West Point last month, Obama outlined a new "light footprint" approach to fighting...
  • An Iraqi soldier in search of freedom

    I watched the news Thursday evening concerning the mayhem in Iraq, and I had to cry.  The image before my eyes was that of a middle-aged Iraqi soldier, having already apparently been beaten, now handcuffed and on his knees, being slapped about his...