Tag Archives: Iraq

News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: News Receiver: President Obama’s Oval Office Speech on Syria I watched President Obama’s speech on CNN and then saw the so-called experts talk about it. And one of them was … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat: USA Today: Opinion: Qanta Ahmed- Islamism’s Double Pronged Assault on Liberal Democracy Islamism, from ISIS and other groups, is not just and assault on American and Western values, but its … Continue reading

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The Onion: Nathan Eckert- The Iraq War Will Destabilize The Entire Mideast Region & Set Off a Global Shockwave of Anti-Americanism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Looking back at the Iraq War from over a twelve-year perspective it reminds me of someone who knows a guy down the street. Who knows this man has beaten up … Continue reading

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Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS

Source: Mal Partisan: ISIS Must be Destroyed, But it Won’t be Easy: Time For a Coalition of The Able and Willing to Destroy ISIS For anyone to say that this is just about revenge for what happened in Paris and … Continue reading

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The White House: President Obama Addresses The United Nations General Assembly

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Assuming the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action goes into effect and the Islamic Republic of Iran has all the incentive in the world to make that happen, I believe this … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Josh Voorhees: Lincoln Chafee Campaign Plan: Attack Hillary Clinton on Her 2002 Iraq War Vote

Slate: Opinion: Josh Voorhees: Lincoln Chafee Campaign Plan: Attack Hillary Clinton on Her 2002 Iraq War Vote Then Senator Hillary Clinton’s 2002 Iraq War vote, is just one example of why the Democratic frontrunner for president is not a lock, … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FIXGOV- William Galston- The American People to its Leaders: Ground Troops Against ISIS and a Stronger National Defense

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I think its pretty clear about what we’ve learned in the last thirteen-years or so in our Middle East adventures. That if you try to defend and govern a country … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: Neocons Already Destroyed Iraq: Why Neoconservatives Should be Ignored on Iraq

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: The Neocons Already Destroyed Iraq Once There’s an old American expression “fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me”. Which basically translates if you are dumb enough … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Omar Al-Nidawi: How PM Nouir Al-Maliki Lost Iraq

Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Omar Al-Nidawi: How Maliki Lost Iraq It would be easy and perhaps even tempting to blame crisis going on in Northern Iraq and the fact that it is now under control by Islāmic … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Gideon Rose- Iraq in Retrospect

This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState The Iraq War is a tough issue for me. Because pre-Iraq invasion and up until the summer of 2003 when it was discovered that there were no more weapons of mass destruction … Continue reading

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