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Warriors honored with Port O'Connor fishing trip

Victoria Advocate 22 May 2022
Lloyd, a retired sergeant first class from the Army's 101st Airborne Division, who was wounded twice — once in Iraq and once in Afghanistan — had nothing but praise of the group that held the event ... ....
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Blowback as Bush gaffes Iraq war, not Ukraine, 'unjustified'

Decatur Daily 20 May 2022
"Iraq, too — anyway," he added, before moving on without explaining the Iraq reference ... Since leaving office, through his presidential center, Bush has focused on assisting veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including helping with the transition to civilian life and hosting recreational events.
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Bush accidentally says Iraq war, not Ukraine, 'unjustified'

Jamaica Observer 20 May 2022
Iraq, too — anyway,” he added, before moving on without explaining the Iraq reference ... Since leaving office, through his presidential center, Bush has focused on assisting veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including helping with the transition to civilian life and hosting recreational events.
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Blowback as Bush gaffes Iraq war, not Ukraine, ‘unjustified’

Federal News Radio 20 May 2022
Iraq, too — anyway,” he added, before moving on without explaining the Iraq reference ... Since leaving office, through his presidential center, Bush has focused on assisting veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including helping with the transition to civilian life and hosting recreational events.
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George W Bush under fire over ‘brutal’ Iraq invasion slip-up

Irish Independent 20 May 2022
Bush, you think you’d just steer clear of giving any speech about one man launching a wholly unjustified and brutal invasion,” former representative Justin Amash wrote on Twitter.“I wish he would have been this honest and critical of himself 20 ...
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In Widely-Seen Gaffe, George W. Bush Decries ‘Brutal' Invasion of Iraq — When He Meant Ukraine

NBC Bay Area 19 May 2022
He tried referencing what he described as the “wholly unjustified and brutal invasion” — but said Iraq, instead of Ukraine ... Since leaving office, through his presidential center, Bush has focused on assisting veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including helping with the transition to civilian life and hosting recreational events.
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George W. Bush mistakenly condemned Putin's 'brutal, unjustified invasion of Iraq' instead of Ukraine, then ...

Business Insider 19 May 2022
Bush slipped up at an event, decrying the invasion of Iraq, instead of the war in Ukraine ... Bush mistakenly denounced the "brutal, unjustified invasion of Iraq" at an event for The George W ... During the event, Bush also likened Volodymyr Zelenskyy to Winston Churchill, calling the Ukrainian president a "cool little guy.".
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Bush refers to Russia’s Ukraine invasion as ‘Iraq War ‘ in speech slip-up

New York Post 19 May 2022
Sorry, but there’s no comparison between our war in Iraq in 2003 — and our support for Ukraine now ... Bush, 75, immediately corrected himself after calling the Iraq occupation “wholly unjustified and brutal” while discussing election integrity at an event at Southern Methodist University’s George W.
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In gaffe, former US president calls invasion of Iraq 'unjustified'

Anadolu Agency 19 May 2022
Bush called the invasion of Iraq "unjustified" before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia's war on Ukraine, local media reported on Wednesday evening ... He was delivering a speech at an event in his presidential center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, according to daily The Dallas Morning News.
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Bush compares Zelenskyy to Churchill, then calls Iraq invasion unjustified in gaffe

Detroit news 19 May 2022
He tried referencing what he described as the “wholly unjustified and brutal invasion” — but said Iraq, instead of Ukraine ... "Iraq, anyway," then under his breath ... Bush and his administration have long been criticized for the invasion in 2003 of Iraq, which killed more than 4,000 U.S.
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'I MEAN UKRAINE': George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified'

Canoe 19 May 2022
Bush mistakenly described the invasion of Iraq as “brutal” and “unjustified” before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ... George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified' Back to video. Bush made the comments in a speech during an event in Dallas on Wednesday, while he was criticizing Russia’s political system.
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'I MEAN UKRAINE': Former U.S. president George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified'

Canoe 19 May 2022
Bush mistakenly described the invasion of Iraq as “brutal” and “unjustified” before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ... president George Bush calls Iraq invasion 'unjustified' Back to video. Bush made the comments in a speech during an event ...
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'Brutal': Bush on 2003 Iraq invasion. Oops Ukraine. 'Confession', says netizens

Hindustan Times 19 May 2022
While addressing an event in Dallas, the former U.S. president made an embarrassing gaffe by saying 'invasion of Iraq' instead of Ukraine.
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Lost in the past: Bush refers to Russia's Ukraine invasion as 'Iraq War ' in ...

Sott 19 May 2022
Bush, 75, immediately corrected himself after calling the Iraq occupation "wholly unjustified and brutal" while discussing election integrity at an event at ...
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Turkey’s Growing Military Presence in the Kurdish Region of Iraq

The Washington Institute 19 May 2022
On Monday, April 18, the Turkish military launched a new invasion into the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), deploying ground and air forces into the mountains ... event. The expansion policy in Iraq is part of Turkey's regional aims that have been taking shape since 2018.

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The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, during an address to the people: "The war continues, and each of us must take care of the defense every day," Kyiv, Ukraine, 21 May 2022.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the Russian Federation Security Council via videoconference, Novo-Ogaryovo, Moscow Region, 20 May 2022.
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