Pentagon: Troop-numbers talks with Iraq 'are ongoing'
Washington (CNN) -- The Pentagon on Monday denied claims that the United States and Iraq have been unable to come to an agreement that would allow some US troops to remain in Iraq after the end of 2011, telling reporters that talks are still going on. ...
Panetta hopeful of striking deal with Iraq to keep US troops there as trainers ...
No resolution on US troops in Iraq, Iran threat seen
Panetta “Not Discouraged” by Pace of Iraq Troops Talks
Senate bill extends benefits for elderly and disabled refugees
By AP, WASHINGTON — The Senate has voted to extend a program that keeps elderly and disabled refugees eligible for federal benefits, including those who helped American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, ...
Senate extends aid to elderly and disabled refugees
USA Today (blog)
Iran: US plot allegations resemble Iraq WMD claims
TEHRAN, Oct 17 (Reuters) - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday US allegations of an Iranian assassination plot resembled its claims of weapons of mass destruction that formed the basis for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and would ...
Obama deals (again) with Iraq, Iran
Obama, U.S. deals (again) with Iraq, Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denies Saudi plot claims
Iraq: bomb blast near liquor store kills 7 people
Security has improved dramatically in Iraq since the black days of the 2006 and 2007, when death squads roamed the streets and as many as 100 bodies a day would turn up at the morgues. But attacks such as Monday evening's still happen regularly. ...
Dad Fights Zoning Board's Order to Destroy Backyard Tree House
A Virginia dad is fighting the local zoning board for the right to keep this backyard tree house, a gift to his sons on his return home from serving in Iraq. A zoning board in Fairfax County, Va., is standing firm in its decision to ...
US, Iraq at impasse over troops
Washington is making preparations to withdraw the estimated 40000 troops remaining in Iraq by the end of December. A senior US military official in Iraq told CNN on condition of anonymity that a combat brigade was returning to the United States early ...
Only 20 US bases left in Iraq: spokesman
Ethnic tension explodes in Iraq disputed territories
Iraqi Kurds rally over right to raise Kurdish flag
Iraq, the Forgotten War
New York Times (blog)
This was sadly a common occurrence during my recent deployment to Iraq. As I would talk to friends from home, they would ask me about Afghanistan, the Afghans and if Pakistan was playing a huge role in the region, as well as the ...
Why continue two useless wars?
DE BORCHGRAVE: Calculating the costs of war
Congressman Lynch Talks Iraq, Afghanistan and the US Economy in West Roxbury
Congressman Stephen Lynch spoke about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the American economy, in a meeting with constituents at the Roche Family Community Center on Monday afternoon. Lynch was introduced by State Rep. ...
Video: Marine Sergeant Tears Cops A New One At Times Square Protest
After the NYPD clashed with demonstrators at the Occupy Wall Street protests in Times Square Saturday night, an Iraq war vet named Sgt. Shamar Thomas gave the cops a piece of his mind. It seems Thomas, who served with 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance ...
Occupy Wall Street: Sergeant Shamar Thomas Yells At NYPD Officers After Times ...
Marine veteran of Iraq confronts N.Y. police over beatings of Occupy Wall ...
Video: U.S. Marine Lectures NYPD "This is Not a War Zone"
Military Times (blog)
Last Marines to Leave Iraq are Camp Pendleton-based
The last Marine team in Iraq is based at Camp Pendleton. The 12 Marines trained their Iraqi counterparts. By Daniel Woolfolk A Marine Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle crosses the Iraqi border into Kuwait transporting the last remaining US Marine ...
Camp Pendleton Marines were the last unit to leave Iraq
Last Marine training team in Iraq returns home
MILITARY: Pendleton unit is last Marine team to leave Iraq