Former President of the World Bank Paul Wolfowitz, who served former US President George W. Bush as the Deputy Secretary of Defense, waits for an interview before a celebration at the George W. Bush Library and Museum on the grounds of Southern Methodist University April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Bush library which was dedicated earlier in the day will open to the public in May and is dedicated to the legacy of United State's 43rd President, George W. Bush.
I’m not angry at George Bush because he seems like a relatively good guy ... I think he was manipulated by Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld and Paul Wolfowitz, and from what I hear he is divorced from them.
Some of the higher-end predictions that we have been hearing recently, such as the notion that it will take several hundred thousand U.S. troops to provide stability in post-Saddam (Hussein) Iraq, are wildly off the markMore quotes »
Around the web
The martyrdom of St Bono
To some, Bono is the ultimate celebrity philanthropist, the leather-clad rocker who cajoles presidents into committing billions to help the world's poorest. But, according to a scathing new biography, the U2 singer is an "ambassador for imperial exploita from The Independent Read more »
Mideast Media Sampler – 05/07/2013 – The “Syria is not Iraq” Conundrum
IN the search for an American response to the civil war in Syria, the favorite guidebook seems to be our ill-fated adventure in Iraq. We have another brutal Middle East autocrat holding power on behalf of a sectarian minority. We have another dubious cas from Legal Insurrection Read more »
Syria Is Not Iraq
IN the search for an American response to the civil war in Syria, the favorite guidebook seems to be our ill-fated adventure in Iraq. We have another brutal Middle East autocrat holding power on behalf of a sectarian minority. We have another dubious cas from The New York Times Read more »
More freedom but less security?
Ten years after the US invasion of Iraq, barbed wire and concrete T-walls remain a common sight BAGHDAD/DUBAI, 29 April 2013 (IRIN) - US officials and others argue former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was a “clear danger” to the Iraqi people and to the from IRIN UN Humanitarian News Read more »
People Vanishing from Iraq War History
Ten years and the scripted media narrative of the Iraq War — now receding into the rear-view of our embarrassingly short American memory — is about as satisfying as the obligatory drum solo at your standard 1980’s rock concert. In other words, a milqueto from AntiWar.com Read more »