Kansas City Star
10 killed in Iraq mosque attack
The News International
BAQUBA, Iraq: A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shia mosque in central Iraq on Thursday, killing 10 people, amid nationwide violence that left 16 dead, including senior police and army officers. The violence comes with just months to go before ...
12 Die as Shiite Mosque in Iraq Is Bombed Again
At Least Six Killed In Iraq Suicide Strike
12 killed, 40 wounded in eastern Iraq's suicide bombing
To Lead Afghan War, Obama Chooses Marine Known for Swaying Sunnis in Iraq
New York Times
Notes from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and other areas of conflict in the post-9/11 era. Go to the Blog » General Allen is not well known beyond the Marine Corps and national security circles. But he was President Obama's first choice to succeed Gen. ...
How Allen's Time In Iraq May Serve Him In Afghanistan
New Afghan War Leader Helped Nurture Sunni Awakening in Iraq
Marine to lead coalition in Afghanistan
Key Tests Loom in Iraq and Afghanistan
Huffington Post (blog)
On March 25th, I returned with three other members of Congress from a six-day trip to Iraq and Afghanistan. The purpose of our trip was to meet with American and allied troops, as well as civilian personnel, and to learn more about the situation on the ...
Strategic shift in Afghanistan seen under new US envoy
MSN Malaysia News
Korea Secures Emergency Oil Pledge from Iraq
The Chosun Ilbo
Korea has secured stable annual supplies of 91.25 million barrels of crude oil from Iraq in an emergency like a crude oil shortage. That amounts to 250000 barrels per day. Right after a Korea-Iraq summit in Seoul on Thursday, Minister of Knowledge ...
S. Korea, Iraq leaders vow closer energy ties
S.Korea secures backup crude supply pledge from Iraq
South Korea: To Receive 250000 Barrels A Day Of Iraq's Oil In Emergency
Globe and Mail
Reports: Bush's Iraq Ambassador To Be Next Ambassador To Afghanistan
Ryan Crocker, when he was ambassador to Iraq, in Baghdad on Nov. 5, 2008. Ryan Crocker, when he was ambassador to Iraq, in Baghdad on Nov. 5, 2008. The new wrinkle this morning, according to the reports, is that Ryan Crocker will be named to be the ...
Report: Obama's new Afghanistan ambassador is … Bush's old Iraq ambassador
New Security Team Faces Decisions on Troop Withdrawals With Implications for 2012
Clock ticking for Obama's security team
Trump calls Krauthammer a 'sad fool' for opposing seizure of Iraq's oil
Trump re-stated his belief that Iraq's oil should be taken by the United States. “We won a war. We're in a war. We spent $1.5 trillion on this war. We lost thousands of soldiers, great military people, and thousands and tens of thousands are wounded,” ...
Donald Trump still wants Iraq's oil, calls Fox analyst a 'sad fool' for ...
Krauthammer Stands by His Trump Comments
GOP Rep. Paul in Nev. as he mulls White House bid
Republican Ron Paul says his criticism of US monetary policy and opposition to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are much more popular today than they were during his unsuccessful presidential campaign in 2008. The Texas congressman is giving a speech in ...
Iraq tries to revive ailing date industry
By Khalid al-Ansary BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Standing in the middle of what was once a date palm oasis overlooking the Tigris River, Salim Abdulla al-Salim sees little hope in Iraq's quest to relive its heyday as the world's leading producer of dates. ...
US military: American soldier dies in non-combat incident in southern Iraq
The Canadian Press
BAGHDAD — The US military says an American soldier has died in southern Iraq in a non-combat related incident. Thursday's statement from the military says the death occurred on Wednesday. No further details were released. The name of the deceased is ...
Gates, defense chief since Bush era, to step down
Recruited by President George W. Bush in 2006 at the height of the Iraq war, the soft-spoken Gates changed the tone at the Pentagon, offering a less-combative style than his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld but having no qualms about firing top brass who ...
Gates to Leave Pentagon at End of June, Officials Say
Robert Gates' Pentagon Legacy: Unfinished Wars, Unfinished Budget Reform