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One If by Land, Two If by Flee

Six years after the disastrous invasion of Iraq, Britain’s armed forces have formally ended their combat mission in the war-torn country. Believing that their role is finished, U.K. government officials handed over control of their base to the U.S.—not Iraqi—military.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009 READ MORE

Kerry, Feingold Unite in Iraq Withdrawal Call

The two senators appealed to the Senate—and to 3 million other Americans via e-mail—to back their call to withdraw combat troops from Iraq “by a hard and fast deadline.”

  • Sens. Jack Reed and Carl Levin supported the call—unlike many Democrats and most Republicans.

    Posted on Jun 20, 2006 READ MORE

  • Bush Considering Exit Strategy for War on Obesity

    According to the strategy being mulled, President Bush would simply declare victory over obesity and announce a plan to withdraw most low-carb products from supermarket shelves by the end of 2006. (satire)

    Posted on Mar 3, 2006 READ MORE

    U.S. Troops: Pull Out of Iraq

    In the first ever poll of U.S. military personnel in Iraq, most troops say we should withdraw within the next year.
    Does this mean that Bush is unpatriotic because he’s not “supporting the troops”?

    Posted on Feb 28, 2006 READ MORE

    Below the Radar: Conditions Worsen in Iraq

    You might not hear it from the U.S. media, but the situation continues to deteriorate. In the last few days:

  • Four U.S. Marines are killed and 20 Iraqis die in twin car bombings.
  • A British lieutenant colonel says, “You almost move from being part of the solution to becoming part of the problem.”
  • A car bomb in Basra City kills 20, exploding the myth that the southern, Shiite part of Iraq is secure.

  • Posted on Feb 9, 2006 READ MORE

    Mr. Fish - Dogs of War

    The Democratic Party informing the Dogs of War
    Posted on Nov 29, 2005 READ MORE    

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