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Cal Thomas: Too little, too late in Iraq?

...were sufficiently trained, equipped and motivated to defend the country we gave back to them after the ouster of Saddam Hussein:"To begin withdrawing before our commanders tell us we're ready would be dangerous for Iraq, for the region...

...reports as to how far the military advanced in its initial thrust toward Tikrit2, the hometown of former dictator Saddam Hussein. Residents said militants were still in control of the city by nightfall, while Iraqi officials said troops had...
Cal Thomas: Iraq is on its own!

...No life is more wasted than one lost in vain.After the U.S. military battled heroically to liberate Iraq from Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and to eliminate the possibility that it might become a staging area for terrorist attacks, the...

...from Mosul, was selected for the post of defense minister, by a vote of 175-85. He had served as an officer in Saddam Hussein's military and holds a PhD in political science. Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban, a Shiite lawmaker with al-Abadi's...
The Syria seduction

...subterfuge, as it did when Soviet missiles were detected entering Cuba 50 years ago? Perhaps, but remember that Iraq's Saddam Hussein used chemical weapons against his Kurdish population. After the first Gulf War in 1991, when Iraqi forces were evicted...
A trust deficit

...number of things," said Rather.George W. Bush was accused of lying when he justified invading Iraq and toppling Saddam Hussein by claiming he had weapons of mass destruction. WMDs were never found.President Obama's most famous lie (so...
U.S. must keep Iraqi dictator from attacking

Once again, Saddam Hussein is challenging the defensive flights by United States and British aircraft over ''no-fly zones'' in Iraq. President Bush...
Saddam should not have been hanged the Clarion?s poll question, ?Do you thing Saddam Hussein should have been put to death?? No. Supposedly...States government knew this before it invaded Iraq. If Saddam Hussein is guilty of a capitol offense, then George W. Bush...
One week, 3 different figures

Three world figures died within hours of each other just before the New Year: Gerald Ford, Saddam Hussein and James Brown. The American media chose to give the execution of Mr. Hussein its top priority, wondering if his hanging was...
GOPs can't afford to dismiss Dean

...same group indicates that while Dean received a short-lived boost from his Al Gore endorsement, his reaction to Saddam Hussein's capture cast doubt that he can ever reach the White House. Immediately following the Gore endorsement, 48 percent...


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