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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Chan Lowe: Obama's secret weapon in Syria

    Chan Lowe: Obama's secret weapon in Syria
    There’s been a lot of chatter from isolationist conservatives about President Obama (one wag called him “Obomber”) itching to get us involved in a war that is not in America’s best interests. I realize many lefties are against it,...
  • Californians balance support of Obama, anti-Syria strike stance

    WASHINGTON — The issue of Syria has scrambled the usual political alliances that have long defined California’s members of Congress, even as President Obama and delegation leaders seek to persuade them to side with him. Backing their party&...
  • Cherry-picking evil

    "Because these weapons can kill on a mass scale, with no distinction between soldier and infant, the civilized world has spent a century working to ban them." Why does the president need to address a classroom full of third-graders? On Tuesday night --...
  • Obama Out Of Sync With Public Opinion

    So, the stars finally aligned and our senior leaders in Washington all concurred about an important public policy initiative. Yet, even with their agreement to bomb Syria, President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader...
  • Obama's Syria meanderings border on incompetence

    Obama's Syria meanderings border on incompetence
    President Barack Obama risks getting stuck with a rap as toxic as an unpopular war or a troubled economy: incompetence. The president may escape collateral damage if the ambitious deal reached Sept. 14 between the United States and Russia holds and...
  • Gates Reveals Obama Didn't Have Faith In Afghanistan Strategy

    By early 2011, writes former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, he had concluded that President Obama "doesn't believe in his own [Afghanistan] strategy, and doesn't consider the war to be his." Not his? America is at war and he's America's commander in...
  • Northern Lehigh, Tamaqua ceremonies set

     
    Tamaqua and Northern Lehigh will be honoring past athletes and teams with ceremonies the next two weekends. Northern Lehigh is honoring its 2003 PIAA Class 2A finalist team at halftime of its Friday, Sept. 20 home game against Palisades. That......
  • Obama on Syria: Taking a trip through the briar patch

    The commentariat has been in overdrive lately dissecting President Obama's approach to Syria: It is dizzying, incompetent, deceptive, confused or, as columnist Jonah Goldberg put it Tuesday in The Times, a case of "bait-and-switch." Goldberg has a...
  • Hopes for thaw in U.S.-Iran relations as leaders cross paths at U.N.

    Hopes for thaw in U.S.-Iran relations as leaders cross paths at U.N.
    After 34 years of hostility between the United States and Iran, President Obama and his newly inaugurated Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani are poised to cross paths next week and possibly signal a mutual desire to defrost their countries' troubled...
  • Honor us ... maybe

    Dear ( -- --) Congratulations! We here at ( -- --) University would like to invite you to be our commencement speaker. This, as you know, is a great honor. You would join the ranks of ( -- --) last year and ( -- --) the year before and also ( -- --), who...
  • Military mom breaks ground on Operation Freedom Memorial

    Military mom breaks ground on Operation Freedom Memorial
    Anita Dixon's son, Sgt. Evan S. Parker, died in 2005 in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dixon was going for a walk in Wichita's Veteran's Memorial Park months after his death when she realized there was no memorial for soldiers from America's war on terror. "I...
  • Iraq War dog living comfortably in Chicago suburbs

     Iraq War dog living comfortably in Chicago suburbs
    It has been almost 10 years since Bashur the dog left a war zone in Iraq for a quiet home in the Chicago suburbs, and in that time, a lot has changed. Once small enough to fit in the palm of the Army officer who rescued her from a life in the wild,...