New Afghan War Leader Helped Nurture Sunni Awakening in Iraq
Wall Street Journal
John Allen, the White House's choice to lead the war effort in Afghanistan, is best known for his leadership in helping pacify what was once Iraq's most volatile province. Serving in Iraq from 2006 to 2008, then Brig Gen. Allen, the deputy commander in ...
Marine to lead coalition in Afghanistan
Gates to Leave Pentagon at End of June, Officials Say
National security job changes
Lance Armstrong, George W. Bush bike with wounded warriors
Los Angeles Times
Lance Armstrong joined George W. Bush on Wednesday for the final leg of the former president's 62-mile mountain bike ride with 15 US soldiers who lost limbs or were seriously injured in Iraq or Afghanistan. The seven-time Tour de France champion ...
Former President Bush Honors Commitment to Wounded War Heroes
Robert Gates' Pentagon Legacy: Unfinished Wars, Unfinished Budget Reform
About 60 American troops were being killed and more than 500 wounded in combat each month in Iraq during a war many believed the United States was losing to a rag-tag gang of irregular fighters. North Korea and Iran were racing to develop and deploy ...
Gates' leadership guided by weight of troops' sacrifice
After Gates: Asymmetric Threats - Defense News
Crocker: No end in sight for internal conflict in Afghanistan
Former US Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker is expected to be named Thursday as the new US envoy in Afghanistan, replacing outgoing Ambassador Karl Eikenberry. Crocker has said the internal conflict in Afghanistan will probably go on indefinitely, ...
Report: Obama's new Afghanistan ambassador is … Bush's old Iraq ambassador
Reports: Bush's Iraq Ambassador To Be Next Ambassador To Afghanistan
Obama leaning toward Crocker as Afghan envoy: source
Iraq's Kalimat plans 2012 IPO, eyes $250 million spend
Iraq, with a population of 29 million, has three licensed players in the 3G and 4G market where Kalimat operates. There are three 2G operators. Kalimat plans to go public before end of 2012, having delayed an IPO which had been scheduled for this year. ...
Pentagon rethinks Iraq pull-out plans
US military planners are discussing keeping thousands of troops in Iraq past the withdrawal deadline of December 31, despite President Barack Obama's promises to pull out all US forces this year. ...
Coalition government near in Iraq
Clashes leave 2 dead, dozens wounded across northern Iraq
Maliki threatens to dissolve Iraq government after 100 day deadline
Gunmen kidnap son of former deputy PM in northern Iraq
KIRKUK, Iraq, April 27 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified gunmen kidnapped the son of Iraqi former deputy prime minister in the northern city of Kirkuk, a local police source told Xinhua. The gunmen stormed at dawn an apartment of Sa'ad Abid Mutlak al- Jubouri ...
Iraq culture chief escapes assassination bid
Three killed, 29 injured in four consecutive northern Iraq blasts
Two Kurdish officers killed by Iraqi soldiers in disputed oil capital
Globe and Mail
Off to a great start: Sun News president explains “Iggy in Iraq” goof
Pierre Karl Péladeau, president and CEO of Sun owner Quebecor Media, took to the pages of his papers to explain just why the chain and TV network ran its bizarre story about Michael Ignatieff's role in planning the Iraq War (which, to be clear, ...
Sun Media honcho calls out ex-Harper operative on bogus Ignatieff Iraq photo
Top Tory strategist leaves Harper team after false leak to Sun Media
Did a former PMO insider try to dupe Sun Media?
Los Angeles Times
Arlington Graves Of Iraq And Afghanistan Vets Digitized By Teen
"He has created the only digitized record of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans laid to rest at Arlington [National Cemetery]. His website, PreserveAndHonor.com, is a reverent catalog of the fallen, and one young man's response to a scandal of Army ...
Teen makes digital record of Arlington graves
Iraq-Bound Paratrooper Talks Army Life With Middle-Schoolers
Field School social studies teacher Michael Wasielewski, who served in the army for 21 years, introduces his son, Iraq-bound Pfc. Jason Wasielewski. The best part about jumping out of a plane is the moment ...
FIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL: Teacher's son visits students before heading out to Iraq
Soldier speaks to Northbrook students before deployment