Iraq War's 10th Anniversary Is Barely Noted in Washington
New York Times
Never mind that Iraq remains in perilous shape, free of Saddam Hussein and growing economically, but still afflicted by spasms of violence and struggling to move beyond autocratic government. With American troops now gone, the war has receded from the ...
An 'Absolute Will To Forget': Iraq Casts Shorter Shadow Than Vietnam
Iraq War taught tough lessons, but world better off without Saddam
Iraq Attacks Across Baghdad Kill 65, Wound Hundreds
Bombs kill nearly 60 on Iraq invasion anniversary
The Iraq war began shortly before dawn in Baghdad on Thursday, March 20, 2003, with U.S. air strikes on the capital. Shortly afterwards, President George W. Bush, addressing Americans on television late on March 19 U.S. time, said the offensive was ...
Los Angeles Times
Iraq: Where Terrorists Go to School
New York Times
IRAQ, President George W. Bush said in 2003, was a “central front” in the war on terrorism. He was wrong, but prescient. Iraq has become a front for militant extremism — a front the United States created.
Iraq isn't as fragile as it looks
The what if's of Iraq
In Syrian shadow, Iraq jihadists resurgent
Invading Iraq: What We Were Told at the Time
By late December  some 200,000 members of the U.S. armed forces were en route to staging areas surrounding Iraq.... Declaring that it was impossible to make predictions about a war that might not occur, the Administration refused to discuss plans ...
Lessons From Iraq War: Army Leaders Meet on 10th Anniversary
Wall Street Journal (blog)
On the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war, senior Army leaders gathered for a seminar to discuss how they should position the service over the next decade to be ready to defend U.S. interests. But the lessons of Iraq–for good and ill ...
10 years later, was the Iraq War worth it?
Army Brass On Iraq Anniversary: Shock And Awe? Never Again
10 Years After the Iraq Invasion
The 10th anniversary of the start of the U.S. war in Iraq is a muted affair with no official commemorations planned in either Washington or Baghdad. Instead, the anniversary continues to draw the same lingering questions of the past decade, namely was ...
Ex-CIA officer on the strike that could have averted Iraq War
The CIA's Luis Rueda briefed George Bush and his top advisers on intelligence that could enable the president to call off the Iraq invasion. Now retired, Rueda ran the CIA's operations inside Iraq. He believed he knew where Saddam Hussein would be in ...
Christian Science Monitor
The Iraq Syndrome
Foreign Policy (blog)
March 19 marks 10 years since the United States invaded Iraq. Foreign Policy and the RAND Corporation teamed up to bring together many of the key players who launched, fought, analyzed, and executed the war, including everyone from Bush national ...
Bad reason to invade Iraq No. 3: 'We can trust Ahmed Chalabi'
We won in Iraq -- a veteran's take on the war
Iraq War 10 Years Later: Where Are They Now? Ahmed Chalabi (Iraqi exile leader)
The media's Iraq War failure
Washington Post (blog)
They're the two former Knight-Ridder reporters who bucked the U.S. media's repetition of the Bush administration's march-to-Iraq-war messaging. They published dissenting material, though their voices didn't pierce the compliant noise from their peers.
Amanpour on Iraq: Where were the journalists?
Iraq: Where were the journalists?
Deadliest attacks in Iraq since US troop pullout
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) — Here is a look at the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the withdrawal of U.S. troops on Dec. 18, 2011: — Mar. 18, 2013: A wave of bombings mainly targeting Shiite areas in Baghdad kills 65. — Mar. 14, 2013: Militants unleash a ...