WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake. Politicians hoping to be president rarely run ahead of public opinion. So it’s […]
For days, Jeb Bush has offered confusing answers to questions about the war in Iraq, disappointed Republicans in Iowa, and forgotten he wasn’t yet a 2016 presidential candidate.
Potential Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush stumbled to answer questions about the 2003 invasion and Iraq War led by his brother and then-President George W. Bush – an early campaign gaffe indicating to some that Bush is “rusty.”
Jeb Bush says he would have made a different decision than his brother on invading Iraq if he had known about flaws in intelligence reports. But the likely GOP presidential candidate won’t say what that decision would have been.
The trial was set to begin Monday at Camp Lejeune for a Marine who vanished in Iraq a decade ago and then wound up in Lebanon.
Brian Williams is taking himself off the NBC Nightly News after making invalid statements about the helicopter he was in during the Iraq War.
Plunging oil prices and soaring costs from Iraq’s war against the Islamic State group is hurting Iraq’s economy and will prompt government spending cuts, including in defense, the country’s finance minister said Wednesday.
President George W. Bush says he was surprised to learn that Saddam Hussein didn’t believe the former U.S. president would take military action against in 2003.
The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness among veterans crossed party lines as Republicans Democrats alike said they feared weapons and training would one day be used against Americans instead of against militants seeking an Islamic state.
Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said that ISIS is a regional threat and expressed concern that congressional members like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would use the Islamic militant group “as an excuse” to send ground troops to Iraq and Syria.