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Operation New Dawn

Obama’s Iraq Speech

September 1, 2010

Last night, President Obama decided to give a speech on the day “Operation Iraqi Freedom” was to end.  Going forward, it will be known as “Operation New Dawn,” where we’ll train up and send small special ops forces around Iraq in training exercises and for small operations/skirmishes, respectively. I watched the speech live last night [...]

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How Much We Really Spent on Iraq

August 22, 2010

Just a few days ago the last combat troops left Iraq putting an end to that phase of the conflict.  On September 1 it even gets a new name, Operation New Dawn.  Last week I repeated an estimate which indicated that the war itself cost roughly $1 trillion to fight.  It turns out I was [...]

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The Iraq War is Now “Operation NEW DAWN”

February 21, 2010

The Iraq War is getting an official name change from Operation Iraqi Freedom to the much clearer and more succinct “Operation New Dawn.”  Like changing the name of the War on Terror to “overseas contingency operations” the Obama Administration has done it again — change the name, infer the completion of the mission, and claim [...]

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