Federal jury finds Navy SEAL guilty in weapons smuggling trial in Las Vegas
By AP, LAS VEGAS — An active-duty Navy SEAL was found guilty Friday in Nevada on 13 federal charges alleging he headed a scheme to sell machine guns, explosives and military hardware from Iraq and Afghanistan in the United States. ...
Navy SEAL convicted on weapons-selling charges
Navy SEAL Convicted Of Weapons Charges
Security of Iraq's tiny Jewish community shaken by Wikileaks
Kansas City Star
"I never wanted the Jews to leave Iraq. They belong here." If White persuades Baghdad's remaining Jews to leave it will mark the end of a 2700-year presence that dates to the Assyrian conquest of the Judean Kingdom. By the time US forces invaded Iraq ...
Sarkis Soghanalian, nicknamed 'Merchant of Death' for brokering arms deals ...
International weapons broker Sarkis Soghanalian, who was nicknamed “The Merchant of Death” for supplying arms to dictators in Nicaragua and Iraq, has died. He was 82. Soghanalian's son, Garo Soghanalian says his Turkish-born father died of heart ...
Stars and Stripes
Panetta Says US Troop Extension in Iraq Hinges on Safeguards
Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Iraqi leaders must give the US certain legal protections for its forces in Iraq under any agreement to leave some troops behind after this year. “They have to understand that ...
Experts: Immunity dispute won't end US-Iraq cooperation
Iraq withholds immunity for US troops
Panetta: US troops who remain in Iraq after drawdown must have immunity
Hurriyet Daily News
Iraq offers its 'experience' to Libya's NTC
Hurriyet Daily News
Iraq offered its experience of rebuilding the country and gearing up for democracy during a visit to Baghdad on Oct. 6 by Libya's interim premier Mahmud Jibril, officials said. Jibril's visit was his first since a mid-February revolt in Libya that ...
Iraq offers advice to visiting Libyan leader on democracy
Mahmoud Jibril in surprise visit to Iraq
Maliki meets Libyan leader Jibreel
Iraq War Vet Fights for Return of Children Taken by Estranged Wife to Japan
When veteran Michael Elias was serving in Iraq in 2008, he longed for the day when he could return home to his wife and two children in New Jersey. When that day finally came, he was not ready for the nightmare he has endured for the past three years. ...
Iraq War Vet Says Wife Kidnapped Children To Japan
New York Times
US Envoy Puts Match to Bridges With Iraq Tell-All
New York Times
Peter Van Buren, a career foreign service officer, wrote a critical book about his year in Iraq as the leader of a provincial reconstruction team. By STEVEN LEE MYERS Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. ...
Christian Science Monitor
Snow: Get troops out of Afghanistan, Iraq ASAP
Opelika Auburn News
The Pew Research Center released an important new poll this week with a stunning conclusion: Only one-third of the Americans tasked with fighting the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq say the effort was worth it. The poll is relevant because Friday was the ...
Drafting Reform for the U.S. Military
The 10-year war
One-Third of 9/11 Vets Say Neither Iraq or Afghanistan War Worth Fighting
IRAQ: US offers $10-million reward for Al Qaeda in Iraq leader
Los Angeles Times
REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- As the US military heads for the exits in Iraq, the State Department is providing a sobering reminder of the dangers still there. It has offered a $10-million reward for information that helps authorities capture or kill ...
US puts $10 million bounty on Iraq al Qaeda leader