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Fighters from the Badr Brigades Shiite militia clash with Islamic State militant group at the front line, on the outskirts of Fallujah, Anbar province, Iraq, Monday, June 1, 2015. Three Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a police base in the Tharthar area north of Ramadi, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) …

On Iraq War Anniversary, Anti-U.S. Iranian Militias in Iraq Grow Powerful

The 15th anniversary of the Iraq War finds Iran-allied Shiite militias with American blood on their hands operating as a powerful Baghdad-sanctioned component of the Iraqi military, enjoying the same rights as other members of the country’s armed forces, including salaries.

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John Zmirak: #NeverTrump National Review Licked ‘the Mud Off of George W. Bush’s Boots’ While He Allowed Iraq’s Christians to Be Ethnically Cleansed

National Review “let themselves be turned into the propaganda wing of the neo-conservative movement” during the George W. Bush administration, while ignoring the ethnic cleansing of Iraq’s Christian communities under Bush’s watch, said John Zmirak, Senior Editor of The Stream and author of the new “Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism.”

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Ma: How the Conservative Foreign Policy Establishment Failed Americans Long Before Donald Trump

Former President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, Senator Bob Corker and other Republican luminaries have publicly criticized President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in recent days. Yet, long before Trump took over the national political conversation, the conservative foreign policy establishment had systematically betrayed conservative principles and abandoned intellectual rigor for ideological rigidity in foreign policy.

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 20: U.S. President Geroge W. Bush holds a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room September 20, 2007 in Washington, DC. Bush faced questions from the news media about the war in Iraq and the $35 million increase in the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) …

9 Terrible Legacies of George W. Bush and the Iraq War

It takes time to judge the full impact of an event as momentous as the Iraq War. If hindsight is 20/20, as the old saying goes, it would be foolish not to look back when 20/20 vision is finally achieved. Most effects of the Iraq War, over the long term, have proven to be disastrous.

President Donald Trump seemed to channel key sentiments previously expressed in policy speeches delivered by embattled White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster

Trump’s Afghanistan Address Echoes Previous War Speeches by H.R. McMaster

TEL AVIV — In his address last night outlining a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump seemed to channel key sentiments previously expressed in policy speeches delivered by embattled White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster about the goals of military conflict.

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Not Enough Evidence to Probe Blair Over Iraq War, Say MPs

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair won’t face an investigation into whether he misled Parliament before the 2003 Iraq invasion unless new evidence emerges, a committee of lawmakers said Thursday.

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Trump: ‘The Best Person’ In Hillary’s Campaign ‘Is Mainstream Media’

During Monday’s presidential debate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told moderator Lester Holt that “the best person” in Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s campaign “is mainstream media.” Holt asked Trump, [A] lot of these judgment questions. You

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Tom Cotton: We’re Not Safer Today than on 9/11

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), who was inspired on 9/11 to join the U.S. Army and serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, tells Breitbart News that he does not think we are safer today than we were in 2001 — thanks to relentless terrorists, and to the Obama administration’s policies.

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Law Firm That Hounded British Troops Through Court Closes Down

A firm of human rights lawyers that spent a decade pursuing British troops through the courts is to close at the end of the month after being stripped of public money. Public Interest Lawyers, headed by Phil Shiner, was accused

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EXCLUSIVE – Code Pink Founder: We’ll Try To Infiltrate, Disrupt RNC

CLEVELAND, OH – Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the infamous Code Pink leftwing antiwar activist group, admitted in an interview with this reporter that her organization will attempt to infiltrate the Republican National Convention with the goal of disrupting the event.

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Iraq War ‘Illegal’ Says Blair’s Deputy PM

(AFP) – Tony Blair’s deputy as prime minister when Britain joined the invasion of Iraq has said he believes the war was illegal, days after a long-awaited report excoriated Britain’s role in the conflict. John Prescott, number two in the

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the First Niagara Center, Monday, April 18, 2016, in Buffalo, N.Y.

Donald Trump’s Saddam Hussein Comments Highlight Bush Doctrine Failures

Republican President George W. Bush led America into a war to topple Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, but the GOP’s presumptive nominee continues to buck his party by refusing to support that decision. Speaking in North Carolina on Tuesday, Donald Trump exposed the folly of an Iraq war that turned Iraq into a breeding ground for radical Islam.

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard delivers his speech during the Bali Bombing 10th anniversary memorial service Garuda Wisnu Kencana on October 12, 2012 in Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia.

Iraq War Decision Justified: Australia’s Howard

Former Australian leader John Howard Thursday defended his decision to go to war with Iraq alongside the United States and Britain, saying it was justified at the time and there was “no lie”.