Once conventional wisdom congeals, even facts can't shake it loose. These days, everyone "knows" that the Coalition Provisional Authority made two disastrous decisions at the beginning of the U.S. occupation of Iraq: to vengefully drive members of the Baath Party from public life and to recklessly disband the Iraqi army. The most recent example is former CIA chief George J. Tenet, whose new ...
A pivotal point is looming in intense US Senate bargaining over Iraq in the quest for a war financing deal palatable to both President George W. Bush and anti-war Democrats.
US Vice President Dick Cheney met Saudi Arabian leaders on Saturday to seek their help in Iraq, two months after close ally King Abdullah slammed the "illegitimate foreign occupation" there.
War has displaced millions in Iraq, creating the largest refugee problem in the Middle East since 1948. As they flee their country, are they taking the war with them?
US Vice President Dick Cheney met Saudi Arabian leaders on Saturday to seek their help in Iraq, two months after close ally King Abdullah slammed the "illegitimate foreign occupation" of that war-torn land.
The National Guard isn't as strong as it should be because of the war in Iraq and American communities will suffer as a result, retired Air Force Gen. Melvyn Montano said Saturday.
As of Saturday, May 12, 2007, at least 3,391 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,761 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Reservists from Pittsburgh are getting ready to deploy to Iraq in the largest deployment from the area for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney arrived on Saturday in Saudi Arabia, a key U.S. ally which has grown cold on Washington's Iraq policy, for talks with King Abdullah expected to discuss Iran's growing power.
Between five million and 15 million dollars worth of oil a day is reportedly unaccounted for in Iraq and could have been siphoned off through corruption or smuggling.