Tag: war

  • A Mosaic in memory

    On Huffington Post today: A mosaic in remembrance of the 4,000 men and women who died in the war in Iraq — and the two men who would continue this great tragedy. Click here to see the full (very large) image.

  • A sad milestone

    The number of U.S. soldiers to die in Iraq has reached 4000, the US military said today, just days after the fifth anniversary of a war that President George W. Bush says the United States is on track to win. Four soldiers were killed late on Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle…

  • Five years on, Bush talks up Iraq victory

    President George W. Bush said on Wednesday he had no regrets about the unpopular war in Iraq despite the ‘high cost in lives and treasure’ and declared that the United States was on track for victory. Marking the fifth anniversary of the US-led invasion with a touch of the swagger he showed early in the…

  • Some numbers from Iraq

    Photograph by Kevin Dooley Within hours, or days, the inevitable will happen … a luckless US military member will be killed and become the 4,000th victim of the war in Iraq. It is time to look at the real numbers behind this futile, stupid war, a war launched on lies and corruption. The Cost to…

  • Cheney says Iraq invasion was successful endeavour

    Iraq’s President Jalal Talabani, right, sits next to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney in his office in Baghdad Over on the post “U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday declared the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq a ‘successful endeavor’ in a visit to Iraq. ‘If you look back on those five years it has been…