Young, Internet-savvy voters challenged Democratic presidential hopefuls on Iraq, the military draft and the candidates' own place in a broken political system, playing starring roles in a provocative, video-driven debate Monday night.
Frustrated by delays in health care, injured Iraq war veterans accused VA Secretary Jim Nicholson in a lawsuit of breaking the law by denying them disability pay and mental health treatment.
Most Australians believe their government's involvement in the Iraq war has made the country less safe, an opinion poll showed Tuesday.
Most Americans see President George W. Bush as too inflexible on the war in Iraq and prefer that the Democratic-run Congress have the final word on when to withdraw U.S. forces, a Washington Post/ABC News poll showed on Monday.
Iraq War veteran Juan Arredondo sports a military-colored bracelet on his right hand inscribed with the word "courage." On his left, more shades of green and khaki coat an artificial arm, with a motorized hand at the end.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday enlisted the help of other Democratic senators in her feud with the Pentagon over end-of-war planning in Iraq.
A former US army reserve major pleaded guilty to accepting bribes from US government contractors while deployed in Iraq, the US Department of Justice said Monday.
As of Monday, July 23, 2007, at least 3,636 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 2,986 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The United States said ambassador-level talks with Iran in Baghdad on Tuesday will focus solely on the situation in Iraq despite rising tensions over American-Iranians detained by Tehran and Iranians held in U.S. custody in Iraq.
Two civilians were captured and a number of weapons confiscated during a raid on a rural farm compound in eastern Iraq, near the Iranian border, according to a military statement.