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Mission Accomplished?

Three years ago today, George W. Bush dramatically landed on the USS Abraham Lincoln and standing in front of a “Mission Accomplished” banner, declared major combat operations in Iraq to be over.

2,400 US soldiers have died since then. So have 35,000 Iraqi civilians.

Perhaps he was a bit premature…

CNN.com – Poll: Vast majority believes Iraq mission not accomplished – May 1, 2006

Iraq battles for peace three years after ‘US Victory’ – Yahoo! News

Think Progress » ‘Mission Accomplished’ By The Numbers

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Written by Jeff

Monday, May 1, 2006 at 3:30 pm

Posted in News Tidbits

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