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The War in Iraq

The decision to go to war against Iraq in 2003 was, in my opinion, a good one. Saddam had weapons of mass destruction (WMD); he’d used them in his war against Iran in the 1980s and against his own people, the Kurds, in the 90s. Why would anyone...

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Comparing two Presidents

George W. Bush speech after capture of Saddam: The success of yesterday’s mission is a tribute to our men and women now serving in Iraq . The operation was based on the superb work of intelligence analysts who found the dictator’s...

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Operation Iraqi Freedom

19 March (because of the time change, it was the early hours of 20 Mar in Iraq) is the anniversary of the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 8 years ago, our troops began a worthy and critical mission, to take out the vicious and dangerous Saddam...

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Gulf War

On 23 Feb 1991, during the Gulf War, ground troops cross the Saudi Arabian border and enter Iraq, thus starting the ground phase of the war. The ground ops lasted 100 hours before Saddam gave up. Just maybe we should have kept going and taken him...

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Operation Desert Storm

I was the Mideast war planner for US Readiness Command at MacDill AFB in Tampa from 1977 to 1981. In those days we thought the enemy we’d be fighting over the Mideast oil would be the Soviet Union. My modest efforts probably became a part of...

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Freedom of the press in Iraq

Iraqi journalists protested against censorship in Baghdad on 14 August. Dozens took part in the demo at Baghdad’s old book market, carrying signs which read “Do not kill the truth”, and chanting “Yes to freedom. No to...

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Another step forward in Iraq

Iraq is moving closer to establishing sovereign national and provincial judiciaries, as evidenced with the June 13 opening of Ramadi’s Anbar Judicial Complex. “A nation’s development depends on the respect for the sovereignty of the law,” Anbar...

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