Bush Surprise, British Exit, Petraeus Hotseat, US In The Crosshairs

AL-ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFP) — US President George W. Bush paid a surprise visit to Iraq on Monday for a “war council” meeting ahead of a crucial report to Congress ….

The trip coincided with the withdrawal of British troops from their last base in the southern city of Basra amid […]

Nightmare of Bush War Games – Curtain Call For Iran

Will President Bush bomb Iran?

In a nondescript room, two blocks from the American Capitol building, a group of Bush administration staffers is gathered to consider the gravest threat their government has faced this century: the testing of a nuclear weapon by Iran.

Nightmare scenario

The United States, no longer […]

Rumsfeld “dismissed” and “ignored” the warnings

A second key British general has criticised US post-war policy in Iraq.

Maj Gen Tim Cross, who was the most senior UK officer involved in post-war planning, told the Sunday Mirror US policy was “fatally flawed“. His comments came after Gen Sir Mike Jackson, head of the Army during the […]