Gates, in Iraq valedictory, points to progress
“When I took this job, I was asked what my agenda was, and I said, 'Iraq, Iraq and Iraq.' And political heat was quite hot in Washington. Things were not going well here,” Gates, dressed in khakis and an open-collared dress shirt, told a group of ...
Gates, in Iraq, Talks of Effects of Budget Fight
U.S. pushes Iraq to decide on troop extension
US Iraq troops 'can stay longer'
The Seattle Times
Wash. State Murder-Suicide Has Roots In Redmond
Her husband, an army veteran deployed twice to Iraq, dead next to her. Their son found killed in their home. Police said a mother and father, originally from Redmond, were found dead after an early-morning police chase Tuesday. Their 5-year-old son, ...
Spanaway tragedy: A family destroyed
Wash. Soldier in Homicide-Suicide Deployed Twice
Police say Spanaway boy's homicide may never be solved
The New War
Huffington Post (blog)
They are the same questions we asked as we slipped into wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. They are the same questions we still ask about both of those wars as they continue all these years later. In Iraq, Afghanistan and now in Libya, we've entered the ...
Sen. Franken introduces "Pay for War" resolution
From Iraq, greedy war billionaires go to Libya
Franken introduces 'Pay for War' resolution
Compared with Iraq, Gaza response looks 'proportionate'
We are currently conducting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan – some 3000 and 4000 miles away, in order to avoid the “risk” that someone “might” place a bomb in London. In the process, as many as 110000 civilians have been killed in Iraq and 30000 in ...
'Terrorists in Sinai plan to kidnap visiting Israelis'
Reclaiming Goldstone's Missed Opportunity
What if the Arabs had recognized Israel in 1948?
Obama reassures America of no repeat-Iraq
The Simmons Voice
If President Obama's speech last Monday at the National Defense University accomplished anything, it accomplished this: "I am not George W. Bush, and Libya will not be another Iraq." Obama, who aimed to defend and clarify his decision to get the US ...
From lone ranger to smart arranger
Obama is using a balanced approach to advance US Libya goals
The war with Libya and the Constitution
Korean Firms Win $3.13 Billion Deal to Build Iraq Power Plants
Wall Street Journal
AMMAN—Iraq's electricity ministry has clinched a deal with a consortium of South Korean companies to build 25 power plants worth up to $3.125 billion, a ministry spokesman said Thursday. The consortium includes major South Korean ...
Iraq signs $4 billion deals to boost power supply
Military investigates Carlisle-area soldier's death in Iraq
By IVEY DEJESUS, The Patriot-News The military is investigating the death of a Carlisle-area man in Baghdad, Iraq, an Army spokesman said. The Army spokesman provided no additional information on the death of Army Capt. Wesley J. Hinkley. ...
Pa. soldier dies in noncombat incident while serving in Iraq
Army captain from Carlisle killed in Iraq
Carlisle soldier killed in Iraq
Center For American Progress
How a Shutdown Would Affect Our Military
Center For American Progress
Members of the newly minted Combined Security Force participate in a simulated battle as they demonstrate their skills at a graduation ceremony in Kirkuk, Iraq. A government shutdown now would impose a significant burden on an already overburdened ...
DoD braces for govt. shutdown
Military families worry about looming shutdown
The Associated Press
In Iraq on Thursday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told troops that if the government closes, their next paycheck would be for half the normal amount and they wouldn't receive a check at all the following pay period if the shutdown continued. ...
As Government Shutdown Looms, Military Families Worry About Next Paycheck
Military families nervous about money if government shuts down
Woodstock soldier dies from non-combat injuries
Gary Lee Nelson III, 20, died on Tuesday from injuries suffered in a non-combat incident in Mosul, Iraq. Family and friends are remembering a Woodstock man who died while serving in Iraq. US Army Spec. Gary Lee Nelson III, 20, died on Tuesday from ...
Woodstock soldier dies in Iraq
Woodstock Soldier Dies in Iraq
Ft. Stewart Soldier Dies In Iraq