US President George W. Bush in a speech on Wednesday will warn that a US withdrawal from Iraq could produce a catastrophe similar to what occurred in Southeast Asia after US forces left Vietnam.
Democrat Barack Obama said Tuesday the recent increase in American troops in Iraq may well have helped tamp down violence, but he insisted there is no military solution to the country's problems and U.S. forces should be redeployed soon.
Some 41% of Americans now believe the U.S. made the right decision in using military force against Iraq, down from 45% in April of 2007. A 53% majority now say that using military force against Iraq was the wrong decision. And the number saying the U.S. military effort is not going well stands at 59% in the current survey.
Democratic leaders in Congress had planned to use August recess to raise the heat on Republicans to break with President Bush on the Iraq war. Instead, Democrats have been forced to recalibrate their own message in the face of recent positive signs on the security front, increasingly focusing the...
President Bush plans to argue today that a hasty "retreat" from Iraq would lead to the kinds of bloodbaths that followed U.S. withdrawals from Vietnam and Cambodia in the 1970s.
U.S. officials call it the largest bribery case to come out of the Iraq war. But where did the $9.6 million go?
As he awaits a crucial progress report on Iraq, President Bush will try to put a twist on comparisons of the war to Vietnam by invoking the historical lessons of that conflict to argue against pulling out.
President Bush acknowledged a mood of "frustration" hanging over Iraq's fractious, paralyzed government Tuesday.
Senator Barack Obama said that even if the military escalation in Iraq was showing signs of progress, American troops should not be entangled in the strife there.
France believes that it may hold the key to peace in Iraq, proposing itself as an ?honest broker? between the Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish factions there.