(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Iraq will begin formal talks in coming days that officials say could lead to the eventual withdrawal of American troops in the country, a major milestone in the years-long effort by the two countries to fight the Islamic State.The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Twice in 24 hours President Joe Biden misspoke when discussing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, referring to it instead as the war "in Iraq."The first apparent gaffe occurred Tuesday when Biden was courting Democratic donors at a fundraiser in Chevy Chase, Maryland."Think about... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Wednesday voted to repeal two congressional authorizations from decades ago allowing the use of military force against Iraq, a country then falsely accused of stockpiling chemical and nuclear weapons and now a U.S. security partner in the Gulf region.The measure... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Dan Crenshaw and Sen. Tammy Duckworth are reflecting on their past military service in Iraq on the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion there.Both lawmakers recently sat down with ABC "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz for a segment that aired Sunday, looking... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It was a pivotal day in world history as the United States, and several allies, invaded Iraq under the suspicion that then-President Saddam Hussein was amassing weapons of mass destruction.The March 20, 2003, invasion led to an eight-year conflict with over 4,400... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Twenty years after the start of the Iraq War, a personal battle continues for former U.S. Army Sgt. Ben Hayhurst.He's claimed he developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing heavy combat.But nearly 18 years ago, he was separated from the military with... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- ABC News National Correspondent Stephanie Ramos says she "never thought" the military would be in her future while growing up. But soon after the 9/11 terror attacks, Ramos joined the Army Reserve. Five years later, she was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On the 20th anniversary of the allied invasion of Iraq that marked the start of the eight-year conflict, there are still some deep reflections and questions about the toll of the battles."Nightline" co-anchor Byron Pitts spoke with retired Gen. David Petraeus, who... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate on Thursday, in a procedural move, cleared the way for a final vote on repealing decades-old war powers measures that authorized two wars with Iraq -- first under former President George H. W. Bush in the Gulf War, and then... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- Former President George W. Bush had a tongue-tied moment at a speech on Wednesday and millions on social media took notice.When condemning Russia's attack on Ukraine, Bush mistakenly referred to the decision to launch an "unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq" before... Read More.