From Foreign Policy Passport: In an <a title="ABC" href="">interview with Charlie Gibson</a> George W. Bush tells Gibson his biggest regret is "the intelligence failure in Iraq." And while President Bush doesn't "spend a lot of time really worrying about short-term history," here are 10 other things he <em>should</em> regret, after the jump.

From Politico: You don’t hear much about the Iraq war these days, though the US death toll hit 4,205 on Monday. If human life isn't a convincing enough reason to bow out, writes Roger Simon in Politico, then here's one that "really is upsetting people these days: money."

Followers of a Shiite cleric on Friday stomped on and burned an effigy of President George W. Bush in the same central Baghdad square where Iraqis beat a toppled statue of Saddam Hussein with their sandals five years earlier.

In an interview with C-Span’s Steve Scully, Condoleeza Rics discussed the significance of Obama’s victory, her own experiences with racism, George Bush and the war in Iraq.

Iraq wants to remove any possibility that U.S. troops could remain after 2011 from a proposed security agreement now under negotiation, a Shiite lawmaker close to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Thursday.

When they talk about Iraq and Afghanistan, Barack Obama and John McCain speak with the certainty of men who know what they believe and what they plan to do. Good luck on that: Reality is sure to tangle and vastly complicate the next president’s job no matter who wins.

KABUL, Afghanistan — Pakistani troops fired at American reconnaissance helicopters patrolling the Afghan-Pakistan border Thursday, heightening tensions as the U.S. steps up cross-border operations in a region known as a haven for Taliban and al-Qaida militants.

One of the major story lines to emerge in the presidential race over the past few days is the McCain campaign’s depth of dishonesty. Their serial lying has compelled the media (despite its longstanding affection for the GOP nominee) to raise serious questions about McCain’s and Palin’s evident contempt for the truth.

Satellite images taken at night show heavily Sunni Arab neighborhoods of Baghdad began emptying before a U.S. troop surge in 2007, graphic evidence of ethnic cleansing that preceded a drop in violence, according to a report published on Friday.

President George W. Bush on Monday signed legislation to pay for the war operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for the rest of his presidency and beyond, hailing the 162 billion dollar plan as a rare product of bipartisan cooperation.