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Did Donald Trump express support for the Iraq war?

Factcheck.org covers this: "Donald Trump and the Iraq War", FactCheck.Org On September 11, 2002: Howard Stern asks Trump if he supports invading Iraq. Trump answers hesitantly. “Yeah, I guess so. ...
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Does this map show every car bomb explosion in Baghdad since 2003?

It's plausible. The map appears to be based on the same data set as this interactive map by The Guardian, which is of "every incident where somebody died" in Iraq, between 2003 and 2009, and is based ...
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Did Donald Trump express support for the Iraq war?

The evidence is that he didn't begin to publicly voice opposition to the war in Iraq until about a year after it began. Before that he expressed support for it. Washington Post: We have found no ...
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Did 30 U.S. Marines die in a helicopter crash between January 24th and January 27th, 2020?

It is completely certain that there was no helicopter crash in 2020 like the one described. The crash in 2005 matches the descriptions above exactly, and received extensive news coverage worldwide as ...
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Did 304 US soldiers kill themselves in 2009 compared to 149 killed in Iraq?

Yes (almost), in 2009 302 US active duty military deaths were due to suicide, and on the same year 149 US soldiers were killed in Iraq. According to a study of war-related deaths published by the ...
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Did US intelligence community ever claim that Iraq had WMDs prior to 2003 inavsion?

A highly redacted version of the 1 October 2002 National Intelligence Estimate "[Redacted] Iraq's Continuing Programs for Weapons of Mass Destruction" is public. We judge that Iraq has continued ...
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Did pro-Israel Americans convince the U.S. to initiate the Iraq War?

Pro-Israel Support for the Iraq war Did pro-Israel Americans convince the U.S. to initiate the Iraq War? The Bush administration was generally "pro-Israel", and did initiate a war with Iraq. It ...
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Is there a PyCon Python Conference held in Iraq?

Python conferences are not "affectionately known as PyCons", so much as some conferences are authorised by the Python Software Foundation to license the PyCon registered trademark. It has ...
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Is ISIS beheading children in Mosul, Iraq?

The claim quoted in the question is most likely untrue. There is strong circumstantial evidence that indicates it is not true. According to thegospelcoalition.org: The source of the claim comes ...
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Have one million Christians been persecuted to death or exile in Iraq by jihadis?

After the American crusade on Iraq, thousands of pro-Saddam employees were fired. The instability created by the occupation empowered fanatic groups that took over many cities and villages soon after ...
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Did pro-Israel Americans convince the U.S. to initiate the Iraq War?

According to Lawrence Wilkerson, chief of staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell: The Israelis were telling us Iraq is not the enemy – Iran is the enemy For more information, see ...
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Did 304 US soldiers kill themselves in 2009 compared to 149 killed in Iraq?

The Iraq KIA figures are supported by iCasualties.org, though I cannot determine what their sources are. A similar secondary source exists here, which provides data showing that 143 soldiers were ...
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