Tag Archive for Iraq

Obama to make the case for a military strike against Syria tonight


Support in Congress and among the war-weary American public for military action against Syria is tepid at best, but President Obama will make the case that the US needs to act when he speaks to the American people tonight.  You can watch it live by going to  http://www.whitehouse.gov/Live. We’ve been monitoring comments from our Syrian friends…

US to Leave Iraq by Year’s End

It’s taken a while and longer than most Americans would have preferred, but the United States will be completely withdrawing all troops from Iraq by year’s end, fulfilling a campaign promise President Obama made in 2008. From this Washington Post story: The Obama administration has decided to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq by the end…

Rohrabacher asks Iraq to Pay US Occupation Costs

HT to our friends at Crooks and Liars for this story on OC Congressman Dana Rohrabacher asking the Iraqis to pay for the US occupation of their country.  It also gives you an idea of what C&L thinks of it when they use the word “whackjob” in the headline of the story. The Huntington Beach…

President’s Memorial Day Weekend Address: Sacrifice

On this Memorial Day weekend, President Obama calls on the American people to join him in paying tribute to America’s veterans, servicemen and women – particularly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice – and their families. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VikooiwQ7Q&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]