Iraq War Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Nov 10, 2021

You probably know or knew one. A veteran who served in a horrible place surrounded by death inflicted upon his buddies, that he inflicted upon the enemy, who maybe suffered permanent PTSD as well as physical wounds. And yet he…

by | Nov 4, 2021

Charles Wiley, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, with over 65 years experience as a foreign/military correspondent and lecturer, says: I’m against the United States being the policeman of the world. I’m against a policy of nation building. Unfortunately, our country followed…

by | Sep 13, 2021

Tim Young was exactly right on Saturday. Young, the excellent conservative comedian and political commentator, took to Twitter after viewing the insulting Shanksville speech former President George W. Bush dropped onto the heads of the American people, and dropped some…

by | Aug 18, 2021

Joe Biden’s foreign policy instincts have long been defective. In light of his most recent debacle, it is worth recalling Osama bin Laden’s low estimate of Biden. According to documents seized from his compound in Pakistan, Bin Laden had plotted…

by | Feb 24, 2021

The Spymaster of Baghdad: A True Story of Bravery, Family, and Patriotism in the Battle against ISIS Margaret Coker (Dey Street Books, 336 pages, $29) Following a three-week war in 2003, the United States tried to put Iraq on the…

by | Sep 2, 2020

Fourteen years ago today marks the low point of the Iraq War. Mounting U.S. casualties and raging sectarian violence in an undeclared civil war was the order of the day. That changed late in the afternoon when Sheik Sattar Bezia…

by | Nov 10, 2019

When the White House invited my elementary school boys choir to sing at its 2008 Christmas party, I felt deeply embarrassed. This was George W. Bush’s last Christmas as president, and even I knew he deserved better than a chorus…

by | Oct 22, 2019

Congress wouldn’t declare war or even approve presidential troop deployments in Syria. But sanctimonious legislators now are preening for the cameras, demanding that U.S. military force remain entangled in that tragic nation, seemingly forever. They show greater concern for foreign…

by | May 23, 2019

“In this land, the man who gives victory in battle is prized beyond every other man,” or so says Prince Feisal as portrayed by Sir Alec Guinness in the epic 1962 biopic, Lawrence of Arabia. Okay, so Feisal’s quote is…

by | May 15, 2019

Recently, the Trump Administration announced that it was deploying both an American aircraft carrier as well as B-52 bombers to the Middle East as a show of force against the Iranians. According to National Security Adviser John Bolton, intelligence provided…

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