US House speaker leads delegation to Iraq to assess next steps
WASHINGTON, April 17 (Xinhua) -- US House Speaker John Boehner led a six-member congressional delegation to Iraq this weekend in a bid to assess America's next steps there, as remaining US forces are scheduled to leave the war-torn country by year-end, ...
At least 50 wounded in Kurdish protest in Iraq
Boehner visits Iraq, assures support for mission
Iraqi Police Said to Fire on a Protest, Striking 7
After US pullback, Iraq envoys are more vulnerable
The Associated Press
BASRA, Iraq (AP) — Make no mistake, Mazin al-Nazeni hates Americans. Soldiers, diplomats, oilmen — the militant leader in Basra, Iraq's second largest city, considers all of them to be Enemy No. 1. But US diplomats in the southern port city say they ...
Clay W. Hunt, veterans' advocate, dead of self-inflicted wound
Clay W. Hunt, a decorated combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan who became a prominent advocate for troops suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after he left the Marines, died of a self-inflicted ...
Another war hero dies from PTSD
Veteran of two wars helped others, couldn't save himself
Female veteran fights an invisible injury
Kansas City Star
'US mocking its alleged support for human rights by backing MKO'
“The US had better not make a further mockery of its hollow slogan of supporting human rights by pressuring Iraq over its clampdown on the members of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO),” Larijani stated at the open session of the Majlis on Sunday. ...
Iraqi army bars burials at Iran rebel camp
Iraq determined to expel MKO
Senior Military Official Urges Baghdad to Start Expulsion of MKO from Iraq
It's in America's Interest to Stay in Iraq
Wall Street Journal
Secretary of Defense Bob Gates was in Iraq early this month urging Iraqi leaders to decide whether they want US forces to stay beyond Dec. 31. "If there is to be a presence, to help with some of the areas where [the Iraqis] still need help ...
Army probes Iraq footage
Army police and a team of investigators are examining footage that appears to show British soldiers beating an Iraqi civilian. The film shows men dressed in British army desert combat fatigues punching and kicking a man, who seems to be distressed. ...
'Revenge attack' on Iraqi civilian video by British troops after killing of 6 ...
Iraq tensions rise over Kirkuk
Jalal Talabani, Iraq's Kurdish president, has angered Arab politicians in his country be referring to Kirkuk as the "Kurdish Jerusalem". Arabs who live in the region, which has been disputed for generations, say that his comments paint them as foreign ...
New war memorial planned in Kansas
Kansas City Star
A new foundation is working to build a memorial in Kansas to soldiers killed in conflicts from the first Gulf War to the current engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. The American Fallen Warrior Memorial Foundation is gauging potential interest in four ...
From Abu Ghraib to the darling of progressives?
First they demand an exit from Iraq, and then the most progressive administration in decades starts signaling that they want to stay in Iraq longer than George Bush did. Speaking of Bush, remember when the Left screamed about the “imperial Presidency” ...
Ex-Iraq commander may throw hat in Texas Senate race
GOPers unfazed by top TX Dem recruit
Veterans advocate becomes casualty
By AP Leave a comment WASHINGTON — Clay Hunt so epitomized a vibrant Iraq veteran that he was chosen for a public service announcement reminding veterans that they aren't alone. Clay Hunt participates in the November 2010 Florida Ride. ...
Ex-Marine, veterans' advocate kills himself
Ex-Marine, advocate kills self after war tours
At War: Veteran Loses Battle With Depression After Helping Others With Their Own