Behind Iraq's protests, a call for better democracy
The mood in Iraq has shifted with the uprisings across the Arab world. Frustration over jobs, corruption and services inspired Iraqis to take to the streets last Friday and over the weekend, precipitating the resignations of at least ...
Iraq's Petroleum Impasse
The Origin Of Iraq's Rage: Hollow Promises
Iraq: Work in Progress, Wishful Thought Or Propaganda Vehicle?
Ex-Army Officer Convicted in Iraq Contract Fraud
Voice of America
A federal jury in Alabama has convicted a former US Army officer and his wife of bribery, fraud and other charges for a scheme that netted them millions of dollars in illegal payments related to contracts in Iraq. Eddie Pressley and his wife, Eurica, ...
US Army major convicted for bribery on Iraq contracts
US couple guilty in ongoing Iraq probe
Former Army Major Eddie Pressley and Wife Convicted for Roles in Iraq Bribery ...
new charges for US WikiLeaks suspect
... DC Washington (CNN) -- The US Army Wednesday notified Pfc. Bradley Manning, a prime suspect in the WikiLeaks case, that he now faces 22 more charges in connection with allegedly downloading secret information from computers in Iraq. ...
22 New Charges Against Pvt. Bradley Manning, Accused WikiLeaks Source
Manning Charged With 22 New Counts, Including Capital Offense
WikiLeaks 'whistleblower' to face 22 charges
McClatchy Washington Bureau
VA accelerates plan for caregivers
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday that help is on its way as early as this summer for family members of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who have been waiting for a long-delayed program to help care for severely wounded ...
Families of severely wounded veterans still waiting for help
Is the State Department Ready For The U.S. Military To Leave Iraq?
ABC News (blog)
The State Department is not ready to assume leadership for the US role in Iraq as the military draws down its mission there, Commissioners Grant Green and Michael Thibault of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan argued before ...
Congress balks at war contractors price tag
A Big Push to Expand Mobile Service in Iraq
New York Times
DUBAI — The International Finance Corp. has provided a $400 million, seven-year debt facility to Zain Iraq, the largest mobile phone operator in Iraq, to expand its telecommunication services and promote job creation. ...
World Bank lends $400m to Zain Iraq
IFC-led financing for Zain Iraq to improve telecoms services, support growth ...
Zain Iraqi unit gets $400 mln debt facility
Iraq is left wondering: Where are the tourists?
Maya Alleruzzo / AP A guide walks through the ruins of the north palace in the ancient city of Babylon on May 1, 2010, in southern Iraq. Government entry fee data show 23777 locals and only 70 foreign tourists visited Babylon last year. ...
Iraq tourist sites still waiting for visitors
Rumsfeld responds to Woodward's charges
Washington Post (blog)
Donald Rumsfeld's chief of staff says Bob Woodward is promoting “a one-sided narrative of events” about the Iraq War and accuses him of putting “his storyline ahead of the facts.” It's the latest volley in the back-and-forth between ...
Rumsfeld Blames Iraq on Bush
Rumsfeld attacks Bob Woodward -- on Facebook!
It wasn't me
Washington Post (blog)
Sad, but true: Americans are out of touch with wars
If you want to know how removed we are from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- heck, from military matters altogether -- read Greg Jaffe's moving story in The Post about Lt. Gen. John Kelly and the loss of his son, 2nd Lt. Robert ...
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Officer's loss of son gives voice to military families
Judge withholds bail for suspected Sudbury terrorist
There will be no bail for a suspected Sudbury terrorist held in solitary confinement since 2009 and facing life in prison on charges he wanted to slaughter American troops in Iraq on behalf of al-Qaeda, a federal judge ruled ...
No bail for Mass. suspect in plot to kill US pols