Gates Presses Iraq to Decide on Extension of US Presence
Wall Street Journal
MOSUL, Iraq—US Defense Secretary Robert Gates pressed senior Iraqi officials Friday to decide whether they want US troops to remain in the country beyond their scheduled departure at year's end. In a meeting with US troops on Friday, ...
Gates Says Some Troops May Remain in Iraq for Years
Will US Troops Stay in Iraq?
News Article Gates Wraps Up Iraq Visit, Arrives in UAE
J&J Pays $70M To Settle Bribery Allegations
Wall Street Journal
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) agreed to pay $70 million to settle US and UK allegations that it paid bribes to doctors in three European countries, as well as kickbacks to Iraq to illegally obtain ...
Johnson & Johnson Will Pay $70 Million Over Bribery Claims
NJ-based Johnson & Johnson will pay $70 million to resolve bribery Claims
Johnson & Johnson Coughs Up $70 Million In Bribery Settlement
Trend News Agency
UN envoy urges Iraq's leaders to address demands for jobs, services ...
The Canadian Press
The UN envoy to Iraq urged the country's leaders Friday to address the legitimate demands of protesters for jobs, services and accountability. Ad Melkert warned that unless the government tackles these demands, Iraq's political and democratic gains so ...
Iraqis deserve to see dividends of recent democratic gains, UN envoy says
Iraq still faces great challenges: UN envoy
UN: Iraq's leaders must address protest demands
Government shutdown 101: What does it mean for the military?
Christian Science Monitor
The Pentagon will continue military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, but US troops will work without pay, according to guidance issued late Thursday by the Defense Department. A US Army soldier mans a rooftop lookout post at Strongpoint Lugo in the ...
Shutdown 'harsh' for US troops: defense official
Iranian group pleads for help as Iraq raids camp
OTTAWA -- Canadian advocates are pleading for help after the Iraqi military raided a camp of Iranian minority dissidents, Friday. Family members of those living at Camp Ashraf, near the Iranian border, say 31 people ...
US 'may have broken international law' over Iraqi attack on Iranian camp
Ten killed as Iraq military storms Iran exiles' camp
Iraqi forces raid camp of Iranian dissidents
Los Angeles Times
Female veteran fights an invisible injury
Los Angeles Times
Angel Harris is one of more than 230000 women to serve in Afghanistan or Iraq since 2001, about 15% of the US forces to be deployed there. (Matthew Ratajczak / April 9, 2011) By Faye Fiore, Los Angeles Times The Bullfrog Brewery is crowded for lunch ...
Obama's 'Bloodbath': Can We Believe the Hype?
That was George W. Bush in 2003, invading Iraq. But it's also Barack Obama in 2011, attacking Libya. For weeks, President Obama had been wary of military action. What obviously changed his mind was the fear that Moammar Gadhafi was bent on mass ...
Why Is Obama So Silent On Afghanistan -- And Why Are the Media Letting Him Get ...
Controversy over how to approach Libya has US in standstill
Arizona passes law allowing guns on campuses
APNewsBreak: Mosque plot suspect calls case absurd
24 arrest outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Roger Stockham, 63, told The Associated Press he meant to spray-paint "Crazy Horse 18" - a message protesting the Iraq war - on the mosque's exterior wall. But he said he didn't intend to use ...
APNewsBreak: Mosque Plot Suspect Calls Case Absurd
US highlights pre-uprising rights abuses in Mideast
In its 2010 country reports on human rights practices, the State Department also singled out for serious violations Iran and Iraq, China and Myanmar, the Ivory Coast and Zimbabwe as well as Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. In unveiling the findings, ...
The Middle East and its myths
Letter: We're spending too much on the military
By letter writers By Nancy Snell Failed policies in Iraq and Afghanistan have already cost our nation trillions of dollars, and the budget debates in Washington, DC, seem to be ignoring excessive and ineffectual military spending while picking away at ...