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Obama's Iraq problems: Why the combat might not really be over

By Robert Dreyfuss

Published: 9/8/2010

Types: News, Politics

Let's get the good news out of the way first. In President Obama's Iraq speech last week, he said that the U.S. combat role in Iraq has ended and that Iraqis have "responsibility for the security of their own country." He said that "all US troops will leave by the end of next year.&qu...[MORE]

Newt's well of hate: "Sharia is coming, sharia is coming," yells our psycho Paul Revere

By Robert Dreyfus

Published: 8/4/2010

Types: News, Politics

Jay Bookman, writing in the Atlanta Journal & Constitution, says that Newt Gingrich's speech last week at the American Enterprise Institute was full of "hateful, vile garbage [that] makes Joe McCarthy look measured and responsible." Joe Klein, in Time, notes wryly: "Newt Gingrich ...[MORE]

Surge in denial: Bush’s deluded spin on Iraq war ‘progress’

By Robert Dreyfuss

Published: 7/18/2007

Types: News, Government

Reading the White House's report, released last week, on whether the January 2007 "surge" of 30,000 troops is working, you'd never know that a real-life, flesh-and-blood war is being waged in Iraq, with hundreds of people maimed and killed every day. You'd never know that May 2007 was the most...[MORE]