George W. Bush

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Since the 2001 U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, the war has cost trillions of dollars and nearly a quarter-million lives. (Photo: Veronique de Viguerie/Edit by Getty Images)
"Ending the war as soon as possible is the only rational and humane thing to do," said a co-director of the Costs of War Project.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
U.S. troops patrol near Forward Operating Base Baylough in Zabul province, Afghanistan. (Photo: U.S. Army/Public Domain)
White House announcement for complete withdrawal comes nearly two decades after...
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Former US Attorney General Ramsey Clarke speaks during a press conference after he joined ISNAD, the defence committee of toppled Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, 28 December 2004 in Amman. (Photo: KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP via Getty Images)
"The world is the most dangerous place it's ever been now because of what our...


The Romanian cabdriver cum hacker who broke into e-mail accounts of George Bush and other world leaders to reveal a host of tawdry secrets, including W's primitive paintings, has been sentenced in a Romanian court to four years in prison. Bush has said he was "annoyed" by the actions of Marcel Lazar Lehel, aka Guccifer. Hey George: This poor guy gets four years for a tech prank, you get freedom, money and leisurely dabbling for the murder of thousands? Annoyed doesn't begin to cover it for the...