The White House may have killed attempts to revive the much-heralded Iraq Study Group, but the Bush administration will still face a tough, independent evaluation of the progress in Iraq -- from one of its own agencies.
Paul Haggis?s movie, ?In the Valley of Elah,? is part of a new willingness in the entertainment business to push even the touchiest debates about post-9/11 security, Iraq and the troops? status from the confines of documentaries into the realm of mainstream political drama.
The House voted overwhelmingly to bar permanent U.S. military installations in Iraq as lawmakers readied for yet another clash over a demand to withdraw troops.
The House overwhelmingly approved legislation yesterday that would bar the establishment of permanent military bases in Iraq or use federal dollars to exercise control over Iraqi oil resources.
War On Terror: President Bush has given us concrete evidence that al-Qaida is our main foe in Iraq. Knowing this, those who push for a quick withdrawal can no longer plead ignorance of what their policy would mean.
Iraq's ambassador to the United States Wednesday launched a withering attack on US reluctance to provide basic weaponry to his country's ill-equipped armed forces.
Iraq's Shi'ites, Sunnis and Kurds all celebrated the triumph of their national soccer team. If only politics were as easy
As of Wednesday, July 25, 2007, at least 3,638 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 2,989 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Iran is ready to consider high level talks with the United States regarding security in Iraq, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported Wednesday. The statement came a day after the American and Iranian ambassadors to Iraq met in Baghdad and agreed to set up a security subcommittee to carry forward talks on restoring stability in the wartorn nation.
House Democrats have drafted new Iraq legislation they hope will appeal to Republicans fed up with the war: Start withdrawing troops in two months but leave it up to President Bush to decide when to complete the pullout.