Iraq War : Opinion Brief
U.S. troops invaded Iraq in March 2003. Since then, more than a trillion dollars has been spent, and 4,000 U.S troops lost.

Is post-war Iraq better off?

The end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq has prompted pundits to consider what we achieved in the battle-scarred country

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Obama addressed the nation from the Oval Office Tuesday night.

Obama's Iraq speech: First reactions

The president declared an end to combat in Iraq, saying it was time to focus on problems at home. Were the commentators impressed?

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Obama will address the nation from the Oval Office Tuesday night.

Obama's Iraq drawdown speech: What he should say

Obama is giving an Oval Office address to mark the end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq. Commentators weigh in on what to expect

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Iraqis inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Ramadi, Iraq, on 25 August 2010.

How long will we be in Iraq?

The U.S. is formally ending combat operations, but that doesn't mean this is the end of the our military presence

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
The last American combat brigade left Iraq on Thursday, driving over the border into Kuwait.

The last combat troops leave Iraq: What it means

We still have tens of thousands of soldiers sticking around to train and advise Iraqi security forces. How significant is the official end of combat operations?

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Sgt. Patrick Hopkins kisses his fiancee as he returns from a year-long tour in Iraq.

Iraq withdrawal: Can we declare victory?

President Obama says U.S. troops are mere weeks away from clearing out of Iraq. Time for "mission accomplished"?

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
An Iraqi soldier patrols with U.S. troops.

Iraq: How did the Pentagon 'lose' $8.7 billion?

Commentators cry foul after an internal audit finds the Department of Defense has no clue what happened to billions in Iraq oil revenue allotted for reconstruction

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Will Karl Rove's memoir shock?

Karl Rove's memoir: Revisionist history?

Some commentators say Rove is using his book tour to correct misconceptions about George W. Bush — while others just hear lies

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Is peace finally a possibility in Iraq?

Iraq: Mission accomplished?

Some say we've finally achieved our goals in Iraq—even if the war's opponents won't admit it

Iraq War : In-depth briefing
The total price of the Iraq war numbers in the trillions.

Briefing: The Iraq money pit

What has all that money bought for the U.S.—and the Iraqis?

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