2003 invasion of iraq

Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

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Blair could have pulled troops back on brink of 2003 invasion of Iraq: Straw


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): Former British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jack Straw has revealed that former Prime Minister Tony Blair could have pulled troops back on brink of ... Read more...

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Asymmetrical US-Canada ties because of `Robin Vs Batman’ perception: US diplomats


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.2 (ANI): In a confidential diplomatic cable sent back to the State Department from Ottawa, the American Embassy warned of increasing mistrust of the United States by Canada with which it ... Read more...

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Bush justifies Iraq invasion as removal of threat even though no WMD’s were found


November 13th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13(ANI): Former United States President George W. Bush has reiterated that he does not regret his decision of initiating the 2003 invasion of Iraq, also known as the Iraq War ... Read more...

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Iraq war illegal, Tony Blair was told


July 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair was warned that the invasion of Iraq would be illegal in a secret memo from Attorney General Lord Goldsmith three months ... Read more...

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Don’t be poodle to America: British MPs tell government


March 28th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 28 (IANS) British MPs want their government to stop being a "subservient poodle" to America all the time, saying the days of a 'special relationship' are ... Read more...

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Iraq invasion was ‘right decision’: British PM


March 5th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Friday defended Britain's 2003 invasion of Iraq as the "right decision" but admitted the invading forces' failure to win peace more quickly. ... Read more...

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Matt Damon disappointed with Barack Obama’s health care plans


March 1st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 01 (ANI): Actor Matt Damon, who campaigned for US President Barack Obama during elections, feels let down by the leader's health care plans and troop build up in ... Read more...

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Obama calls Manmohan over AfPak, climate change (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama rang up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday to discuss the volatile situation in Afghanistan and steps needed to stabilise the region, a ... Read more...

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Obama calls Manmohan Singh on Afghanistan


December 1st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of the two leaders' meeting in Washington last week, US President Barack Obama called Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday morning to discuss ... Read more...

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US-UK alliance in Iraq was marked by tension: Report


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (DPA) The tense relationship between US and British commanders following the 2003 invasion of Iraq was highlighted in British media reports Monday ahead of public hearings in a far-reaching ... Read more...

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Leaked documents reveal shortcomings of British army in Iraq war


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (DPA) Documents released ahead of a report by the British government on the country's involvement in the 2003 invasion of Iraq contain a highly critical assessment of the British ... Read more...

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Now, Britain’s former top judge terms drone attacks ‘inhuman’


July 6th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Britain's most senior Law Lord, until last year, Lord Bingham has said the usage of unmanned drones as weapons of war is beyond the pale of human ... Read more...

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Britain starts withdrawing troops from Iraq


March 31st, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 31 (DPA) The British military Tuesday formally transferred control of its base in the southern Iraqi city of Basra to US forces in a ceremony attended by Iraqi leaders. The transfer ... Read more...

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Obama’s anti-terror policies risky, says Dick Cheney


March 15th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (DPA) Policy changes pursued by President Barack Obama have increased the risk of terrorist attacks for the country, former US vice-president Dick Cheney said in an interview with CNN ... Read more...

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Now, halal, Sikh and Hindu diet for UK troops in Afghanistan


February 6th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.6 (ANI): A new ration system for British troopers with 20 different menus, plus six new ones for vegetarians, aimed at meeting Halal, Sikh and Hindu dietary requirements, will place ... Read more...

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Five of the world’’s deadliest conventional weapons revealed


December 31st, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.31 (ANI): Five of the world''s deadliest conventional weapons have been revealed, and according to Fox News, some of them are terrifying, while others are silent but very effective. All five ... Read more...

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Heres how politicians fool us with their lies


October 11th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 11 (ANI): An online report depicts human psychology as a reason why politicians get away with bending the truth. The report published by FactCheck.org, a non-profit website based at the ... Read more...

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Ex-Iraqi vice president al-Douri reportedly captured


April 24th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, April 24 (DPA) Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who served as a vice president under Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, has been arrested in the northern province of Salaheddin, the Dubai-based al-Arabiya broadcaster reported. ... Read more...

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