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A Marine looks back at the invasion of Iraq, 18 years later: ‘The war can’t go on unless all the poop’s burned’
18 years after the invasion of Iraq, a Marine looks back on his role in the whirlwind march to Baghdad.
The lies and mistakes that led the US into Iraq, laid out in a new book
President George W. Bush launched a ruinous war in Iraq based on an intelligence failure that saw the CIA, Pentagon and other agencies effectively make up the evidence that the White House sought to justify invading a country that had not attacked — or even threatened to attack — the United States
How Iran secretly influences Iraq, according to Iran’s own intelligence cables
Fifteen years after the U.S. military toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein, the Army's massive two-volume study of the Iraq War closed with a sobering assessment of the campaign's outcome: With nearly 3,500 U.S. service members killed in action and trillions of dollars spent, "an emboldened and expansionist Iran appears to be the only victor. Thanks to roughly 700 pages of newly-publicized secret Iranian intelligence cables, we now have a good idea as to why
Soldier killed in 2003 ‘Thunder Run’ invasion of Baghdad to receive Distinguished Service Cross
Staff Sgt. Stevon A. Booker, who was killed protecting his platoon's flank, will receive the nation's second-highest award for valor in a ceremony in Pittsburgh on April 5
The Hubris Of The Pentagon’s Disastrous Invasion Of Iraq, In One Paragraph
The Army's massive history of the U.S. military intervention in Iraq provides a clear-eyed look not just at the course of the invasion, but the state of the U.S. political and military apparatus in the run-up to the September 11th attacks — and the hubris that tilted the Pentagon towards invasion
Paul Bremer, Ski Instructor: Learning To Shred With The Bush Administration’s Iraq War Fall Guy
Lots of people want to be ski instructors at the Okemo Mountain Resort. Nobody gets rich doing it, but there...
This Marine Lost His Hand In Iraq. His Son Made Him A Prosthetic So They Could Play Catch
Robbie Frei was 3 when his father, Jason Frei, was injured during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. A Marine artillery...
A-10 Pilot Awarded Silver Star For Unleashing Hell On Iraqi Army in 2003
In case we needed reminding of just how crucial a role the A-10 Thunderbolt II has played on the post-9/11...
My War Turns 14 Today, And I’m Happy That I Don’t Care
A few days ago, I was drunk in Romania talking to a 24-year-old infantry Marine, who had joined the Corps...