Tag: iraq war

Trump: I Could Have Kept Khan Alive [VIDEO]

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos During an interview with ABC News, Donald Trump claimed once again that if he were president in 2004, he would have been able to keep Captain Humayun Khan alive. Khan died in combat in Iraq. “Had I been president, Captain Khan would be alive today,” Trump said. “We…

Howard Stern: Trump Supported Iraq War in 2002

Radio shock-jock Howard Stern this week addressed for the first time his 2002 interview with Donald Trump, during which the current GOP nominee expressed his support for the impending Iraq War. “I was up late watching the debate,” Stern said of Monday evening’s presidential debate, during which the controversial interview was cited. “I hung in…

Chilcot Report: ‘Flawed Intelligence’ Led U.K. Into Iraq [VIDEO]

British Prime Minister Tony Blair wrote to President George Bush nine months before the invasion of Iraq “with an assurance that he would be with him, whatever,” a long-awaited official government inquiry into the invasion has found. The finding is grabbing early headlines in reporting of the Chilcot Report, published today, which documents the entire…

Iraqi Architect of U.S. Invasion Is Dead [VIDEO]

Veteran Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi, most remembered for his role in convincing the United States to invade his country and topple Saddam Hussein in 2003, died Tuesday of a heart attack in Baghdad, Iraqi state television reported. He was 71. The secular Shiite was seen as a major proponent behind the U.S invasion and had…

Jon Stewart: ISIS Is the New IRAQ

ISIS takes over the capital of Iraq’s Anbar Province, and U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter offers the country less-than-supportive words. Jon Stewarts’ take on the hopeless situation in Iraq and the Iraqi army’s inability to stand up to ISIS, the vacuum will be filled, but don’t worry, Joe Biden made a phone call.

Stewart: Jeb Bush Stumbles on The Iraq War Question [VIDEO]

Jeb Bush has done a week of flip-flopping on whether he would have invaded Iraq, knowing what we know today. He appeared on many shows, saying one thing, then the other, until finally settling on one story facing pressure from several corners, he begrudgingly discusses how he would have handled the Iraq War.

Jon Stewart Presents, The Case of the Iranian Agent [VIDEO]

Former Vice President Dick Cheney reappears to make a rather ironic assertion about the legacy and burden of President Obama’s administration in “Jon Stewart Mysteries Presents, The Case of the Iranian Agent” when in fact, it was Cheney and his administration that started the mess in the middle east giving Iran more power in the…

Jon Stewart Mocks Brian Williams Fake Iraq War Story [VIDEO]

Jon Stewart led a tongue-in-cheek cheer on Monday for the media attention surrounding NBC News anchor Brian Williams’ discredited story about being targeted by enemy fire in a military helicopter. “Finally, someone is being held to account for misleading America about the Iraq war,” Stewart said. “It might not necessarily be the first person you’d…

275 U.S. Troops Deployed To Iraq – ISIS Moving in on Baghdad [VIDEO]

On Monday, the White House told Congress that 275 troops will be deployed to Iraq to protect the American Embassy and other interests in the embattled country. In addition, officials in the White House say U.S. special forces may go there to assist the Iraqi government with “non-operational training” as Baghdad fights terrorist group, the…

Nearly 800 Killed In Iraq In May

The UN said Sunday that almost 800 people have been killed just in May in Iraq, making it the most violent month in the restive country thus far in 2014. Photo: A man walks past the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad on May 29, 2014. (REUTERS/AHMED MALIK) [reuters]

New study: Iraq War death toll near 500,000

A new study — a collaboration of researchers in the U.S., Canada and Iraq — estimates 500,000 people have died in the Iraq War. The study appeared in the journal PLoS Medicine. The study … included a survey of 2,000 Iraqi households in 100 geographic regions in Iraq. Researchers used two surveys, one involving the…