Iraq

BBC's Katty Kay: Cheney 'Hoodwinked the American Public' into Believing Saddam Hussein Behind 9/11

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, panel member Katty Kay of the BBC claimed that Vice President Dick Cheney had convinced 70 percent of Americans to believe that Saddam Hussein was ...

Chris Matthews Panel Sees Name 'Barack Hussein Obama' as 'Net Plus' in U.S. Relations w/ Muslim World

On Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, after host Matthews asked if electing a President whose middle name was "Hussein" had "opened a door to better relations with the Arab and Islamic ...

On MSNBC, an Incensed Maddow Howls Over Obama's Kind Words for George W. Bush

President Barack Obama's decision to include, in his Tuesday night address from the Oval Office on the end to the "combat mission" in Iraq, a sentence respectful toward former President George W. ...

Olbermann Uses Words of U.S. Soldier to Bolster Anti-War Agenda, Ignores Soldier's Support for Iraq Mission

On Monday's Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann used a clip of a U.S. soldier, stationed in Iraq, commenting on how he had previously felt that the war in Iraq "wasn't ever going to stop," ...

ABC's Amanpour Jabs Bush: Relations with Muslim World 'Devastatingly Damaged Over the Previous Eight Years'

As she appeared on Sunday's Good Morning America, ABC's Christiane Amanpour blamed the Bush administration for America having bad relations with the Muslim world, as she referred to relations ...

Time Mag's Klein Goes from Bush Delivering 'Coolest Presidential Image' to 'Juvenile' Stunt

On August 2, Time's Joe Klein fretted Obama's Iraq speech "will not be remembered as vividly as George Bush's juvenile march across the deck of an aircraft carrier," but back when Bush's USS ...

Norman Podhoretz Attacked as 'Embittered, Paranoid Crank' in Sunday Book Review

Conservative legend Norman Podhoretz's thoughts are the "intemperate rantings" of "an embittered, paranoid crank," according to Damon Linker, an unidentified liberal writer who was given two ...

As Obama Affirms End to Combat in Iraq, Only ABC Credits Troop Surge that Obama Opposed

All three broadcast evening newscasts on Monday ran full reports on President Obama's declaration that all combat troops would leave Iraq by the end of this month. But only ABC's World News ...

MSNBC's Ratigan: American's Don't 'Give A Damn' About Iraq and Afghan Wars; Calls for Draft

On Thursday's The Dylan Ratigan Show, MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan went after the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and complained about the lack opposition to the conflicts: "Why isn't there an alarm ...

Helen Thomas: Israeli Jews Should 'Go Home' to Germany; Long List of Liberal Eruptions

Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas was captured on video telling an interviewer that Israeli Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" and "go home" to Germany and Poland. Thomas ...
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