Democratic presidential hopefuls flashed their anti-war credentials and heaped criticism on President George W. Bush's Iraq policy in an early first debate of the 2008 campaign.
President George W. Bush and the Democratic-led Congress were on a major collision course after lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to start withdrawing US troops from Iraq in October.
The US Congress' vote to push for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq was wrong and will bring comfort to Al-Qaeda insurgents, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said Friday.
Ségolène Royal accused Nicolas Sarkozy of having ?apologized? to President Bush for France?s decision not to back the U.S. militarily in Iraq.
The army said it was reviewing its decision to allow Prince Harry, the younger son of Prince Charles and the third in line for the throne, to serve with his army unit in Iraq. ?Prince Harry?s deployment to Iraq is, as we?ve always said, under constant consideration,? a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defense said. But, she added, ?it is still our intent that Harry will deploy as a troop leader.? ...
In a bold wartime challenge to President Bush, the Democratic-controlled Congress cleared legislation Thursday to begin withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by Oct. 1 with a goal of a complete pullout six months later. The White House dismissed the legislation as "dead before arrival."
The U.S. military commander in Iraq says the war effort may well get harder before it gets easier and American casualties are likely to continue to climb.
Democratic presidential hopefuls flashed their anti-war credentials Thursday night, heaping criticism on President Bush's Iraq policy in the first debate of the 2008 campaign.
The Senate, defying a veto threat by President Bush, joined the House on Thursday in passing a military spending bill that requires troop withdrawals from Iraq to begin by Oct. 1.
NEW YORK (Reuters) -- A former U.S. spy chief accused President Bush's administration of ruining his reputation by misusing a "slam dunk" comment he made during a White House meeting ahead of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.