Post-invasion Iraq

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For more information, see the Wikipedia article "Post-invasion Iraq, 2003–present"

This is a topic, with start date May 1, 2003 and unknown end date.

Its theme(s) are Middle East, War.

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Summary Position link Stance
The Silence That Kills by Thomas Friedman (The New York Times, March 2, 2007) (view)
Martin Luther Al-King? by Thomas Friedman (The New York Times, January 24, 2007) (view)
The Grand Delusion by David Brooks (The New York Times, 9/28/2006) (view)
Leaving Iraq: about time by The Miami Herald editorial board (The Miami Herald, October 29, 2011) (view) for
After 9 years, time for troops to leave Iraq by USA Today editorial board (USA Today, October 25, 2011) (view) for
End the occupation by Medea Benjamin (USA Today, January 22, 2009) (view) for
Britain leaves Iraq in shame. The US won't go so quietly by Seumas Milne (The Guardian, December 11, 2008) (view) for
Now That We’ve ‘Won,’ Let’s Come Home by Frank Rich (The New York Times, June 22, 2008) (view) for
The Wisdom In Talking by John Kerry (The Washington Post, May 24, 2008) (view) for
Staying in Iraq for proxy war by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, April 9, 2008) (view) for
Everything His President Wants to Hear by Robert Scheer (The Huffington Post, April 9, 2008) (view) for
The Gen. Petraeus and Amb. Crocker Hearings and What the Surge in Fact Proves by John Murtha (The Huffington Post, April 8, 2008) (view) for
Five years is long enough by Darcy Burner (The Seattle Times, March 25, 2008) (view) for
Iraq: No light at the end of the tunnel by Carl Hiassen (The Miami Herald, March 23, 2008) (view) for
Iraq, $5,000 Per Second? by Nicholas D. Kristof (The New York Times, March 23, 2008) (view) for
A War We Must End by John Podesta, Ray Takeyh, Lawrence Korb (The Washington Post, February 26, 2008) (view) for
Rethinking Iran by Samantha Power (Time, January 17, 2008) (view) for
Unfinished Debate on Iraq by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, January 13, 2008) (view) for
Iraq: The Real Cost of War Can't Be Ignored by Bill Richardson (The Huffington Post, December 19, 2007) (view) for
Bring the troops home by Maxine Waters (USA Today, December 13, 2007) (view) for
Iraq: The Elephant in the Room by Bill Richardson (The Huffington Post, December 7, 2007) (view) for
U.S. should take advantage of improved security in Iraq to withdraw by David Gompert (San Francisco Chronicle, December 2, 2007) (view) for
Make Walls, Not War by Peter Galbraith (The New York Times, October 23, 2007) (view) for
Even the British are leaving Iraq by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2007) (view) for
Democrats' So-Called Leaders are Not Leading on Iraq by Christopher Dodd (The Huffington Post, October 5, 2007) (view) for
The Surge Has Failed; No Residual Troops by Bill Richardson (The Huffington Post, August 24, 2007) (view) for
The misleading Vietnam analogy by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2007) (view) for
Bipartisanship is good for both sides by Anne-Marie Slaughter (Los Angeles Times, August 9, 2007) (view) for
Losing sleep over Iraq by San Francisco Chronicle editorial board (San Francisco Chronicle, July 18, 2007) (view) for
Getting Out of Iraq by The Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board (The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 15, 2007) (view) for
It's time for Bush to get an Iraq policy that works by Trudy Rubin (The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 15, 2007) (view) for
‘Inspiring Progress’ on Iraq? by Nicholas D. Kristof (The New York Times, July 12, 2007) (view) for
This is not our fight by Robert Byrd, Hillary Clinton (New York Daily News, July 10, 2007) (view) for
Lesser evils and an exit strategy by The Boston Globe editorial board (The Boston Globe, July 10, 2007) (view) for
Time to Say Enough of Bush's War by Harvey Edwards (The Huffington Post, July 10, 2007) (view) for
The Road Home by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, July 8, 2007) (view) for
The Road Home by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, July 8, 2007) (view) for
We've Lost. Here's How To Handle It. by Steve Simon, Ray Takeyh (The Washington Post, June 17, 2007) (view) for
Out-thought by the enemy by Ralph Peters (New York Post, June 1, 2007) (view) for
Dying for an Iraq That Isn't by Harold Meyerson (The Washington Post, May 30, 2007) (view) for
Concluding the Terrible Mistake We Made in Iraq by Robert Byrd (The Huffington Post, May 17, 2007) (view) for
Why Iraq's So Hard by Ralph Peters (New York Post, May 14, 2007) (view) for
Baghdad Blues by Ralph Peters (New York Post, May 11, 2007) (view) for
Bring them home by Los Angeles Times editorial board (Los Angeles Times, May 6, 2007) (view) for
Democrats: Don't cave on ending war in Iraq by Star Tribune editorial board (Star Tribune, May 3, 2007) (view) for
A more realistic timetable for withdrawal by Steve Simon (The Boston Globe, April 15, 2007) (view) for
How to Get Out of Iraq by Juan Cole (The Nation, April 9, 2007) (view) for
A Path to Common Ground by James Baker (The Washington Post, April 5, 2007) (view) for
Out of Iraq in '08 by The Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board (The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 1, 2007) (view) for
The Best Way To Support Our Troops by Stephen E. Wright (The Hartford Courant, March 25, 2007) (view) for
Why the Dems Should Go for It by Peter Beinart (Time, March 22, 2007) (view) for
Failure of will: Congress lacks the courage to end a pointless war by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 18, 2007) (view) for
A Plan for Iraq by Harry Reid (The Huffington Post, March 9, 2007) (view) for
Conscience and the War by Stephen F. Cohen (The Nation, March 8, 2007) (view) for
Bush's baby steps by Joan Vennochi (The Boston Globe, March 4, 2007) (view) for
A Diplomatic Avenue by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, March 1, 2007) (view) for
A Diplomatic Avenue by The Washington Post editorial board (The Washington Post, March 1, 2007) (view) for
Talk of talks: Let's hope the U.S. is serious on Iran and Syria by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 1, 2007) (view) for
Talk of talks: Let's hope the U.S. is serious on Iran and Syria by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 1, 2007) (view) for
Not so willing: Britain, Denmark show the way on Iraq by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 22, 2007) (view) for
Is Iraq turning into Yugoslavia? by Max Boot (Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2007) (view) for
Support the Troops: Bring Them Home by Michael Kinsley (Time, February 19, 2007) (view) for
Mook's Spooked by Ralph Peters (New York Post, February 15, 2007) (view) for
Victory Is Not an Option by William Odom (The Washington Post, February 11, 2007) (view) for
A road map out of Iraq by Zbigniew Brzezinski (Los Angeles Times, February 11, 2007) (view) for
Congress Must Act On Iraq by Tom Vilsack (The Washington Post, February 10, 2007) (view) for
Bullying Iran by The New York Times editorial board (The New York Times, February 1, 2007) (view) for
Not-So-Strange Bedfellow by Thomas Friedman (The New York Times, January 31, 2007) (view) for
Iraq is no 'Nam by Helle Dale (The Washington Times, January 31, 2007) (view) for
Baghdad Is Key by Stephen J. Hadley (The Washington Post, January 29, 2007) (view) for
Don't prejudge the surge by Jack Kelly (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 28, 2007) (view) for
Betraying America by New York Post editorial board (New York Post, January 28, 2007) (view) for
All We Are Saying... Is Give Petraeus a Chance by Frederick W. Kagan, William Kristol (The Weekly Standard, January 22, 2007) (view) for
A Plausible Plan B by Charles Krauthammer (The Washington Post, January 19, 2007) (view) for
Anatomy of a Wrong Approach by David S. Broder (The Washington Post, January 18, 2007) (view) for
The Leadership Gap by The Times editorial board (The Times, January 18, 2007) (view) for
No better idea by Max Boot (Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2007) (view) for
Tell the Truth About the Surge by Robert Baer (Time, January 17, 2007) (view) for
The Texas Strategy by Paul Krugman (The New York Times, January 15, 2007) (view) for
Are we doing enough? by Mona Charen (The Washington Times, January 15, 2007) (view) for
A Skeptic's Case For the Surge by Michael O'Hanlon (The Washington Post, January 14, 2007) (view) for
The Time to Negotiate Is Now by Robert K. Brigham (The Washington Post, January 14, 2007) (view) for
The Time to Negotiate Is Now by Robert K. Brigham (The Washington Post, January 14, 2007) (view) for
The Two Vacuums by Peggy Noonan (The Wall Street Journal, January 13, 2007) (view) for
Noble effort our only alternative to awful defeat by John Podhoretz (New York Post, January 11, 2007) (view) for
W's Last Chance by Ralph Peters (New York Post, January 11, 2007) (view) for
W's Last Chance by Ralph Peters (New York Post, January 11, 2007) (view) for
A Shift not a Surge by The Times editorial board (The Times, January 11, 2007) (view) for
Pressure Iraqis by Orlando Sentinel editorial board (Orlando Sentinel, January 11, 2007) (view) for
Bush's Last Stand: Is president's new Iraq strategy too little, too late? by The Dallas Morning News editorial board (The Dallas Morning News, January 11, 2007) (view) for
Squeezing Baghdad by Chicago Tribune editorial board (Chicago Tribune, January 11, 2007) (view) for
Stabilize Iraq by The Washington Times editorial board (The Washington Times, January 10, 2007) (view) for
Same Product, New Package by Sherrod Brown (The Huffington Post, January 10, 2007) (view) for
The Least Immoral Choice by Sally Quinn (The Washington Post, January 9, 2007) (view) for
Escalation? It's Not His Decision to Make by Ted Kennedy (The Huffington Post, January 9, 2007) (view) for
A Heavier Iraq 'Footprint' by The Wall Street Journal editorial board (The Wall Street Journal, January 8, 2007) (view) for
The Smart Surge: Diplomacy by Wesley Clark (The Washington Post, January 8, 2007) (view) for
Fingers in the wind by The Washington Times editorial board (The Washington Times, January 8, 2007) (view) for
Send More Troops by John McCain (The Washington Post, January 7, 2007) (view) for
The Consequences of Failure in Iraq (Gerecht) by Reuel Marc Gerecht (The Weekly Standard, January 6, 2007) (view) for

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All items that address this topic (420 total)[edit]

Title Author Source Date
Must Iraq Stay Whole? Ralph Peters The Washington Post April 20, 2003
The Three-State Solution Leslie H. Gelb The New York Times November 25, 2003
Iraq: Three from one doesn't add up Nir Rosen Asia Times Online November 27, 2003
Why we must never abandon this historic struggle in Iraq Tony Blair The Observer April 11, 2004
Anti-war, Pro-democracy The Nation editorial board The Nation May 12, 2005
The ticking clock The Seattle Times editorial board The Seattle Times July 3, 2005
The price of occupation Tariq Ali The Guardian July 8, 2005
Why Iran Wants to Talk The Washington Post editorial board The Washington Post March 18, 2006
The fantasy is over, we must partition Iraq and get out now Simon Jenkins The Times May 21, 2006
Staying the wrong course in Iraq Max Boot Los Angeles Times June 28, 2006
Iraq’s salvation lies in letting it break apart Peter Galbraith The Sunday Times (UK) July 16, 2006
Time to Talk Leslie H. Gelb The Wall Street Journal July 28, 2006
Back To Baghdad Ralph Peters New York Post July 28, 2006
Time for Plan B Thomas Friedman The New York Times August 4, 2006
The generals' worry The Boston Globe editorial board The Boston Globe August 5, 2006
Civil War? What Civil War? Richard Cohen The Washington Post August 8, 2006
Telling it right Cal Thomas The Washington Times August 9, 2006
The case for staying on The Economist editorial board The Economist August 10, 2006
Antiwar Wackadoos Are Winning Rosa Brooks Los Angeles Times August 11, 2006
It’s time for Bush and Blair to try plan B – the humility option Simon Jenkins The Times August 13, 2006
Bush's Vietnam? Rich Lowry National Review August 15, 2006
Meanwhile, in Baghdad The New York Times editorial board The New York Times August 16, 2006
When will Bush admit the obvious about Iraq? Steve Chapman Chicago Tribune August 20, 2006
Gone to pieces Peter Galbraith New York Daily News August 22, 2006
Bush clings to a lost cause in Iraq Joan Vennochi The Boston Globe August 23, 2006
The Battle of Baghdad Zalmay Khalilzad The Wall Street Journal August 23, 2006
Are Bush's critics right? Tony Blankley The Washington Times August 23, 2006
A Plan to Hold Iraq Together Joe Biden The Washington Post August 24, 2006
Break Up Iraq to Save It Michael O'Hanlon Los Angeles Times August 27, 2006
Breaking Up (a Country) Is Hard to Do Gary Bass The Washington Post August 27, 2006
Iraq: Still Worth Some Waiting David Ignatius The Washington Post August 27, 2006
What Iraq Needs Samir Sumaidaie New York Post August 28, 2006
Give voters a choice about war Helen Thomas Seattle Post-Intelligencer September 1, 2006
Iraq: A Civil War We Can Still Win Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post September 8, 2006
Support for Bush's war in Iraq is crumbling fast James Klurfeld Newsday September 8, 2006
Switch the fight to Afghanistan John Kerry New Hampshire Union Leader September 9, 2006
Reinforce Baghdad William Kristol Rich Lowry The Washington Post September 12, 2006
The Right Troops in the Right Places Seth Moulton The New York Times September 15, 2006
Send more troops: Iraq must be secured New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board New Hampshire Union Leader September 15, 2006
Are We Winning in Iraq? Mackubin Thomas Owens National Review September 19, 2006
Warm and fuzzy talk is a weak defense against terrorists Cal Thomas The Salt Lake Tribune September 19, 2006
More Troops Frederick W. Kagan William Kristol The Weekly Standard September 27, 2006
The Grand Delusion David Brooks The New York Times September 28, 2006
Majority of Iraqis Approve of Attacks on US Troops, Why Are We Still There? Arianna Huffington The Huffington Post September 28, 2006
Don't back down now Duncan Hunter The Washington Times October 2, 2006
More Troops, Please Pete Hegseth The Wall Street Journal October 3, 2006
Time for Action -- Not Rhetoric -- In Iraq John Murtha The Huffington Post October 6, 2006
One Iraq or three? Chicago Tribune editorial board Chicago Tribune October 8, 2006
Active Appeasement Michael Ledeen National Review October 9, 2006
No More Troops Ralph Peters New York Post October 10, 2006
Breaking Up Ain't Hard to Do Michael Young Reason October 12, 2006
Confessions of a 'Defeatocrat' John Murtha The Washington Post October 15, 2006
Running from Iraq Reuel Marc Gerecht The Weekly Standard October 16, 2006
Iraq Was a Worthy Mistake Jonah Goldberg Los Angeles Times October 19, 2006
Plan B Eliot A. Cohen The Wall Street Journal October 20, 2006
If we had known then... Jeff Jacoby The Boston Globe October 22, 2006
There are 300m Americans, but still not enough to rule the world Niall Ferguson The Daily Telegraph October 22, 2006
Yes, Iraq is deeply troubling, but let's not talk ourselves into defeat... Melanie Phillips Daily Mail October 23, 2006
Time for Bush to talk to Iran and Syria Simon Tisdall The Guardian October 25, 2006
Kill Muqtada Now Ralph Peters New York Post October 26, 2006
The Arithmetic of Failure Paul Krugman The New York Times October 27, 2006
Bush's refusal to see his war isn't working puts American security at risk Russ Feingold Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 28, 2006
The only solution left for Iraq: a five-way split Gareth Stansfield The Daily Telegraph October 29, 2006
Partition Is Not the Solution . . . Rend al-Rahim The Washington Post October 29, 2006
Partitioning Iraq Juan Cole Salon.com October 30, 2006
Iraq's New Secret Police Ralph Peters New York Post November 1, 2006
Last gasps in Iraq Ralph Peters USA Today November 2, 2006
From Suez to Iraq: how to weaken the will of the West Charles Moore The Daily Telegraph November 4, 2006
No Third Way in Iraq Frederick W. Kagan The Weekly Standard November 4, 2006
Against Half-Measures Rich Lowry National Review November 7, 2006
Support the troops: See the mission through New Hampshire Union Leader editorial board New Hampshire Union Leader November 7, 2006
Tolerable or Awful: The Roads Left in Iraq Thomas Friedman The New York Times November 8, 2006
Abandoning Iraq David Warren Ottawa Citizen November 8, 2006
Many dead ends in Iraq Max Boot Los Angeles Times November 8, 2006
Time to talk to the bad guys Anatol Lieven International Herald Tribune November 9, 2006
America and Britain should quit Iraq as soon as possible Norman Lamont The Daily Telegraph November 10, 2006
U.S. must prove it's a staying power Mark Steyn Chicago Sun-Times November 12, 2006
Iraq: A Mess, But So What? Adam Brodsky New York Post November 12, 2006
Bush must call for reinforcements in Iraq Robert Kagan William Kristol Financial Times November 12, 2006
Doubling Down in Iraq William J. Stuntz The Weekly Standard November 13, 2006
Bush's Iraq Legacy Robert Kagan William Kristol The Weekly Standard November 13, 2006
Dems jump gun on Iraq Michael Goodwin New York Daily News November 15, 2006
Arabian Nightmares Ralph Peters New York Post November 15, 2006
The Fighting Over the Fighting Victor Davis Hanson National Review November 17, 2006
Iraq Mona Charen National Review November 17, 2006
Latest disastrous plan: More GIs to Iraq Andrew Greeley Chicago Sun-Times November 17, 2006
Cut and Lose New York Post editorial board New York Post November 19, 2006
Quitting a worthy fight would be a great mistake Jules Crittenden Boston Herald November 19, 2006
Direction? Out Seattle Post-Intelligencer editorial board Seattle Post-Intelligencer November 19, 2006
To the Brink Peter Beinart The New Republic November 20, 2006
Time for a Heavier Footprint Frederick W. Kagan William Kristol The Weekly Standard November 20, 2006
Next move in Iraq? Wesley Clark USA Today November 21, 2006
The Only Real Option: Leave Iraq Now Eugene Robinson The Washington Post November 21, 2006
War Has No 'Elegant Solutions' Amir Taheri New York Post November 21, 2006
U.S. should lead Iraq summit Los Angeles Times editorial board Los Angeles Times November 21, 2006
Making the last mistake in Iraq Tony Blankley The Washington Times November 22, 2006
What kind of rogue-state dialogue? The Washington Times editorial board The Washington Times November 22, 2006
Dealing From Weakness New York Post editorial board New York Post November 22, 2006
Surrender as 'Realism' Robert Kagan William Kristol The Weekly Standard November 22, 2006
Talk to the enemy: U.S. should explore common interests with Syria, Iran The Salt Lake Tribune editorial board The Salt Lake Tribune November 23, 2006

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