2024-06-23 12:15 AM

Iraq a Year Later: Our Man in Baghdad


While media scrutiny has focused attention on November polls for the next U.S. president, the war over the future of Iraq continues to consume lives and money.

Helen Thomas: Worth a Thousand Words

WASHINGTON — Some readers resented The Washington Post for publishing an Associated Press photograph of a critically wounded Iraqi child being lifted from the rubble of his home in Baghdad’s Sadr City "after a U.S. airstrike."

Helen Thomas: War Without End

WASHINGTON — Surprise, surprise. Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, wants to put a halt to any more troop withdrawals for the foreseeable future.

David Brooks: A Network of Truces

The U.S. brought no shortage of misconceptions into Iraq, but surely the longest lasting has been what you might call: Founding Fatherism. This is the belief that peace will come to the country when the nation's political elites gather at a convention hall and make a series of grand compromises involving power-sharing and a new […]

Jim Moran

The military mission in Iraq is not worthy of our soldiers’ sacrifice. That became even clearer after my latest visit to Iraq, a congressional delegation trip with Reps. Ellen Tauscher of California and Jon Porter of Nevada.

Helen Thomas: Bush Buys Time On Iraq

WASHINGTON — President Bush and his spokesmen continue to say that Iraq is a "sovereign" nation and that the U.S. is there at the invitation of the Iraqi government.