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Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 21st October, 2011 | 5 Comments

mainThis morning when, Wanda, long time Global Exchange board member, called after President Obama announced a date for the return of all US troops from Iraq my reaction was the same as almost everyone else in our office. “Is this for real? What is he not telling us?” Why aren’t we aren’t dancing in the streets the same way we did when he was elected with the promise to end the war in his first term?
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10 Reasons the Iraq War Was No Cakewalk

Posted by in Featured, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 17th March, 2011 | 1 Comment

04March 19 marks the eighth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, a nation that had no weapons of mass destruction and was not involved in the 9/11 attacks. It was sold to the American public as a war to defend our nation and free the Iraqi people. Vice President Dick Cheney said the military effort would take “weeks rather than months.” And Defense Secretary Assistant Ken Adelman predicted that “liberating Iraq would be a cakewalk.” Eight years on, it’s time to look back at that “cakewalk.”
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