Iraq: How Many Turning Points and Milestones Until We Win?

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 7:53 am

Kerry saidthe week’s events are a major milestone. That’s the same as the turning point so often mentioned before about Iraq, right? Let’s look back.


Rachel Maddow: Iraq WMD Fraud Exposé Will Cause “Political Upset”

By: Sunday February 17, 2013 5:00 pm

Because of a ten year mainstream media whitewash, it’s been generally accepted that “mistakes” resulted in a war that claimed over 4,800 US troops. But this week, MSNBC will rock the boat, suggesting false pretenses took us to war, meaning the nation should start debating consequences.

Known Clowns

By: Wednesday September 14, 2011 1:30 am

Not much is a better compliment for a person than the quality of the individuals they offend.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Bradley Graham, By His Own Rules: The Ambitions, Successes and Ultimate Failures of Donald Rumsfeld

By: Sunday July 26, 2009 2:00 pm

In the spring and summer of 2001, then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld busied himself putting together a detailed briefing for Congressional leaders and national security officials that would outline where he saw threats in the post Cold War world. In many respects, he was on the money, focusing his presentation on terrorism, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, cyberwarfare, and rogue nations. The plan was to alarm Congress enough to give Rumsfeld the political backing he needed to undertake a massive overhaul of how the Pentagon did business, and to drag the American military out of its Cold War mindset and into the realm of complex 21st century threats.

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