US President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq in 2003 as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. He was wrong. File photo: AP

Donald Trump’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ tweet about Syria may come back to haunt him … just like George W. Bush’s premature declaration

Over the last 15 years, George W. Bush’s premature words have been mocked as political arrogance

Topic |   Syrian conflict

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US President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq in 2003 as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. He was wrong. File photo: AP
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