Iraq war

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The Middle East mess has nothing to do with Donald Trump

January 13, 2020 8:04 am

On every count, other than creating permanent war, the Bush Doctrine failed

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Why trouble in the Middle East no longer means an oil price hike

January 11, 2020 9:14 am

America is less dependent on the oil that comes out of the Middle East than at any point in modern times

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Few have ‘empowered’ Iran more than Lindsey Graham

January 9, 2020 2:02 pm

Graham accused Mike Lee and Rand Paul of ‘empowering’ Iran

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Trump’s foreign policy isn’t working

December 31, 2019 8:25 am

America First realism has been a cypher

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Six poems for Veterans Day

November 11, 2019 8:07 am

By a British veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts

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Gunning it into al-Amarah

November 11, 2019 7:52 am

The insurgents did the sensible thing and left before our armored column arrived

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Jacques Chirac leaves behind a limited legacy

September 27, 2019 7:51 am

The French president had a checkered and contradictory political career

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The Cheneys have always put war first and America last

September 13, 2019 2:44 pm

If you are for regime change wars, you are putting terrorists first

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Katharine Gun: the spy who tried to stop the Iraq war

September 12, 2019 12:17 pm

As a young translator at GCHQ, she leaked a secret email

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A new ‘War on Terror’ is a terrible idea

August 6, 2019 7:54 pm

Now is not the time to do away with civil liberties

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The uneasy legacy of Christopher Hitchens

July 25, 2019 2:21 pm

What will become of the Hitch?

bad wars

After 30 years of bad wars, who thinks one with Iran will be good?

June 24, 2019 5:04 am

Trump, Bolton, and the pathological cycle of failed conflicts

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To win, the Democrats need to be more like Trump

March 8, 2019 12:11 pm

Beyond hating the president, the party has little to offer. That needs to change if they want success in 2020

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Trump should use the State of the Union to end the Afghanistan war

February 5, 2019 5:13 pm

We’ve spent trillions of dollars on years of war. And for what?

15 years after Iraq, regime change has come to Washington

March 21, 2018 12:28 pm

This week marks 15 years since the start of America’s war in Iraq. Regime change was George W. Bush’s objective,…