Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki marks end of agreement with US via upbeat messages
BAGHDAD — Although US troops left Iraq two weeks ago, Saturday marked the official end of the security agreement between the two countries, and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was quick to take political advantage of the occasion via the podium and a ...
Iraq celebrates US withdrawal
Patrick Cockburn: Are we witnessing the final disintegration of Iraq?
Iraqi leader celebrates US withdrawal as new dawn
Gulf Daily News
What is next after Iraq?
Gulf Daily News
By JAMAL KANJ , Posted on » Sunday, January 01, 2012 The year 2011 marked the withdrawal of the last US soldier from Iraq. At a time when the tank-propelled democracy is conspicuously slipping fast into religious and ethnocentric dictatorship. ...
A bleak end in Iraq
U.S. Troops Pull Out of Iraq
Political war raged at home as troops fought in Middle East
Airstrike deaths deepen rift between Kurds, Turks
30, 2011 photo, women cry over the coffins of victims in a mosque as thousands of mourners gathered in Gulyazi village at the border with Iraq, southeast Turkey, for the funerals of 35 Kurdish civilians who were killed in a botched raid by Turkish ...
Kurds vent over Turk air strike killing civilians
Thousands Gather in Turkey for Funerals After Botched Raid
Turkish Kurds vent rage over deadly airstrike
Fort Bragg soldiers were among the first into Iraq and now among the last to leave
Shortly after sunrise on this mid-November day, the convoy of US troops arrived at a highway south of Baghdad, along a stretch of road that had gained infamy during the Iraq War. Their job: To clear any potential roadside bombs before standing watch as ...
Iraq death toll down sharply in 2011
BAGHDAD — Iraq's death toll from violence in 2011 fell sharply from previous years, with nearly 1000 fewer people being killed than in 2009 and 2010, official figures showed Sunday. A total of 2645 people were killed last year as a result of violence, ...
Lessons learned in Iraq war will apply in furture conflicts
By Drew Brooks The Iraq War has and will continue to have an impact on the way the military wages current and future operations, according to an Army official responsible for applying the lessons learned. Col. Robert Forrester, deputy director of CALL ...
Iraq war extracted a horrible toll on Southern Illinois
Evansville Courier & Press
15 that the war in Iraq had ended. Operation Iraqi Freedom it was called. It ran from March of 2003 until Dec. 15, 2011. Coverage of the war's end lasted about as long as a Fourth of July sparkler. Network television news coverage has since shifted to ...
Iraq war vet stands up to bullies on Lacey bus
by TONYA MOSLEY / KING 5 News "I really don't feel like I have any more value than anybody else,” he said. He's a family man with an eight-year run in the Marine Corps. But for the last two years he's been riding the bus in search of a job. ...
Iraq experience changed Vermont National Guard
Kevin and Vickie McLaughlin reminisce about their son Scott, a Vermont National Guard soldier who was killed in Iraq in 2005, at their home in Bolton on Tuesday. / GLENN RUSSELL, Free Press WEST BOLTON — Vickie McLaughlin looked down at the Aug. ...
Iraq war vet's brush with mortality leads to a new career with computers
Warren McKee served with the Iowa National Guard in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2007. / special to the register Ironclad Systems owner Warren McKee talks about his computer business from his shop in West Des Moines. / David Purdy/The Register Warren McKee was ...