De Nishia Yearby | Kareem Lawrence is trying to adjust to his daily life after returning wounded, and angry, from two tours of Iraq.
This article points out that the major outcome of the war in Iraq was the transfer of power of ruling the country from the Sunni Muslim minority to the majority. The American invasion of Iraq in March 2003 toppled the brutal authoritarian government of Saddam Hussein, but unleashed a massive sectarian civil war that, as of late 2007, has no end in sight.
Sen. Barack Obama lays out his case against war in Iraq, in Chicago on Oct. 2, 2002. Obama touted his original position against the war as one of the key differences between himself and Sen. Hillary C When Obama was a senator, he was firmly against the Iraq war and voted against it. He thought it was a ‘dumb’ war and totally unnecessary.
This story is built upon the photographs taken in Iraq during and after the war by 7 of the best photographers in the world. As expected, the photographs are full of misery, shock, and suffering. They present a shocking aspect of this long war.
A decidedly non-negative view from the Kurdish North, via Barham Salih The war in Iraq had complicated results. However, this article shows that one of the views by Iraqis themselves favors the US involvement because it eliminated a much worse problem due to Saddam Hussein. Of course, I think this is only one view and there are many Iraqis who may not be happy with the outcome. Gould, J.J. “Ten Years After the Fall of Saddam, How Do Iraqis Look Back on the War?” The Atlantic, Atlantic Media Company, 28 June 2013, www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/06/10-years-after-saddam/277362/.
From director Clint Eastwood comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history.