H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the four-star Army general who led allied forces to a stunningly quick and decisive victory over Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi military in the 1991 Persian Gulf War and who became the most celebrated U.S. military hero of his generation, died Thursday in Tampa. He was 78.
NBC News and Fox News reported Wednesday that a U.S. official claimed Syria’s military has loaded chemical weapons into aerial bombs and is awaiting authorization for their use from embattled President Bashar Assad. NBC News
In evaluating the significance of the Charles Taylor trial, it is necessary to strip away the partisanship with which many have responded to its judgment.
Iraq’s prime minister hailed the end of the American military presence in Iraq as a new dawn for his country and urged Iraqis to preserve the unity of a nation still under attack by insurgents and beset by sectarian divisions. At a televised celebration in Baghdad on Saturday, Nouri al-Maliki declared Dec. 31 a national […]
“Who talks about Iraq these days? If you go back to 2003, everywhere you looked, everywhere you went, there was Iraq. But Iraq was not represented… It was mainly known in terms of Saddam Hussein and weapons of mass destruction.”
Kuwait has seized assets of Iraq’s national airline in Jordan, Iraqi officials said on Saturday, the latest step in a row between the neighbouring states over war reparations.
Syrian president Bashar al Assad is Israel’s favorite dictator. He has so much support there as though he is the king of Israel.
As protesters in Egypt pressed forward with calls for the resignation of Hosni Mubarak this weekend, former Vice President Dick Cheney said that the longtime Egyptian leader had been a “good friend” to the United States who deserved to be treated well.
As troops massed on his border near the start of the Persian Gulf War, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein weighed the purchase of a $150 million nuclear “package” deal
There were regrets, sorrow and justifications but Gordon Brown insisted yesterday that despite loss of life it had been the “right decision” to overthrow Saddam Hussein.