Iraq War

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 Iraq in 2003. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bush Says He Was Surprised Saddam Hussein ‘Didn’t Believe’ US Would Invade

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.

11/07/2014

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. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Veterans In Both Parties Divided On Arming Syrian Rebels

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.

09/18/2014

Dem Rep: If McCain Was In Charge US Would Be ‘In Seven Different Wars Right Now’

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.

09/08/2014

This  file photo (take June 28, 2004) shows Ali Mohammed Hassoun, the father of Lebanese-born US Marine Corparal Ali Wassef Hassoun, looking at a picture of his son at his house in Tripoli. Hassoun, who had claimed to have been kidnapped in Iraq, was declared a deserter on January 5, 2005, after he failed to return to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, from a holiday leave, according to a US Marines spokesperson. (Photo credit: RAMZI HAIDAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Accused of Desertion Back in US Custody

A Marine corporal who was declared a deserter nearly 10 years ago after disappearing in Iraq under mysterious circumstances is back in military custody and will face charges to be determined by a two-star general.

06/30/2014

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Poll: 75 Percent Of Americans Say Iraq War Wasn’t Worth The Costs

Only 18 percent of Americans say the result of the U.S. war in Iraq was worth the loss of American lives or financial costs, with three-quarters (75 percent) of Americans saying the war wasn’t worth it at all – the lowest polling percentage to date.

06/24/2014

Islamic militants inspired by Al-Qaeda have captured two towns in the ethnically mixed province northeast of Baghdad, vowing to push toward Iraq's capital city.   (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic Militants Push Into Iraq’s Heartland

Fearing in increase in violence, 500,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in Iraq’s second city Mosul after Jihadist militants took control.

06/11/2014

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii). (Photo: Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Women's Campaign Fund)

Iraq War Vet in Congress Opposes Syria Strike

One of the two female Iraq war veterans in Congress said Monday she opposes President Barack Obama’s push for punitive military strikes against Syria.

09/09/2013

File photo of Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where American military members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are currently laid to rest. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gallup Poll: More Than Half Of Americans Think Iraq War Was A Mistake

A recent Gallup poll suggests that as many as 53 percent of all Americans feel the war in Iraq was a mistake.

03/18/2013

Former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the Long Island Association fall luncheon at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Oct. 18, 2012 in Woodbury, N.Y. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Cheney: I’d Make Same Decision To Invade Iraq ‘In A Minute’

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has no regrets about the Iraq War.

03/16/2013

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