Iraq: 100000 Iraqi civilians, 4296 US troops dead
PRESS TV, Iran
The total tally of US military fatalities in Iraq is at least 4296, as of Friday, according to Associated Press records. The number of Iraqi wounded has not been officially announced, but is likely to exceed 100000, as the improved medical evacuation ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4296
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4297
Iraq War Claims Its Oldest Combat Fatality
New York Times, United States
Last Sunday, Major Hutchison, 60, became the oldest member of the American military to die of combat-related wounds in either Iraq or Afghanistan. “I didn't want him to go, for obvious reasons,” his brother, Richard, said Friday. ...
Clinic Shootings Highlight Mental Health Challenges for Military
Vietnam Vet From Arizona Is Oldest Soldier to Die in Iraq
Vietnam Vet, College Professor, Becomes Oldest Soldier To Die In Iraq
Six killed in Iraq violence
"Iraqi and Coalition forces targeted a Syrian-based al-Qaeda in Iraq network operating in Iraq and other AQI network cells," a statement said. "The combined force was led to a residence where they captured three of Abu Khalaf's associates. ...
Toddler, US soldier, police die in attacks in Iraq
FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, May 16
Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 16 May 2009
Obama puts pragmatism over promises
Los Angeles Times, CA
Last week, when Odierno was back in Washington for a meeting with the president, the top military commander in Iraq was both pleased and grateful when Obama revealed that he had changed his mind and would now oppose release of the photographs. ...
Op-Ed Columnist Cheney, Master of Pain
As President, Obama Is Unafraid to Disappoint His Allies
National Security Decisions Suggest Shift in Obama's Priorities ...
Voice of America
Iraq Vice Pres: Not Doing Enough To Up Oil Output
Wall Street Journal
DEAD SEA (Zawya Dow Jones)--Iraqi Vice-president Adel Abdul-Mahdi said Saturday that the country's oil ministry isn't doing enough to increase Iraq's crude oil production to boost badly needed oil export revenue for Baghdad. ...
Video: Iraqis concerned at US hosting of oil conference - 13 May 09
Iraq works on export terminal
Iraq government to get revenue from Kurdish oil
Inside Obama's Detainee Photo Reversal
CBS News, NY
Photographs of Americans abusing detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, released in 2004, led to investigations and charges against some. Now the Obama adminstration says it will seek to block the release of additional pictures that, it says, ...
Video: Obama reverses course on prisoner abuse photos
Obama's change of mind will keep troops safer
Graphic Raw Torture Photos Out of Iraq Prison, Drudge Report Posts
The Associated Press
stresses of Iraq duty led US sergeant to kill comrades
Everyone – the father, the son, the army – agrees that three tours of Iraq drove Sergeant John Russell to the edge. But what pushed him over, into shooting dead five of his comrades in an army that was his life for 16 years, is a matter of bitter ...
Video: Remains of Stress Clinic Victims Arrive in US
What led assailant to shoot his comrades?
Names released of Iraq army vet Sgt. John Russell's alleged ...
Combat stress unit at center of Iraq slaying trial
Houston Chronicle, United States
Staff Sgt. Phillip Miller, who served in Iraq with Green, has testified the incident pushed the soldier over the edge. "I call it his breaking point," Miller said. Eleven days after Sgt. Kenith Casica's death on Dec. 10, 2005, near Mahmoudiya, Iraq, ...
Ex-US soldier convicted of rape and murder
Can Gates Turn It Around?
President Bush had been persuaded—largely by his national security adviser, Stephen Hadley—that the US was losing the struggle in Iraq: wholesale change at the Pentagon was needed to turn things around. In short order, Secretary of Defense Donald ...
Video: US changes commander in Afghanistan
New Strikes Against Taliban Are Expected
New Commander for Afghanistan
House OKs $96.7B for Iraq, Afghan wars, other programs
The House has voted overwhelmingly to spend $96.7 billion military and diplomatic operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, plus anti-flu programs and cargo planes the Pentagon does not want. President Obama had asked for $85 billion for the two wars, ...
Video: US looking to boost military funding for right war
US House backs $96.7 bln bill for Iraq, Afghan wars
House Passes War Funds As 51 Democrats Dissent