Iraq And Afghanistan War Debt Includes Steep Price Tag For Air Conditioning
Perhaps we should relocate our debt to Iraq or Afghanistan, where a lot of it is going anyway and where we are at least spending a king's ransom on air conditioning. NPR's "All Things Considered" has the news: The amount the US military spends annually ...
Spitzer: Billions for military air conditioning
Air conditioning for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan costs $20.2 billion a year
Rise and fall of the American Empire
Iraq veteran caught in child sex sting
He's an Iraq war veteran who was injured by a road side bomb. He received the Purple Heart in 2007. FOX10 News stopped by his parent's home, but the family was not willing to speak on camera. An officer said most of the suspects admitted they were ...
The Nation, Pakistan
Tulsa soldier killed in Iraq
A young soldier from Tulsa, known among his Army buddies as a happy-go-lucky person who was fun to be with, was killed in a grenade attack Sunday in Iraq, according to his father. Army Pfc. Dylan Jeffrey Johnson, 20, ...
Spike in US Deaths in Iraq Raises Worries
US troop deadline divides an uneasy alliance in Iraq
Security forces capture suspected al-Qaida leader in western Iraq
National PTSD Awareness Day
Washington Post (blog)
Monday is the nation's official day to focus attention on post-traumatic stress disorder, which affects anywhere from 11 to 20 percent of veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to an estimate from the Department of ...
PTSD awareness day and a soldier's story
Bike trip calls attention to post traumatic stress disorder
PTSD Awareness Day June 27, 2011
Mr. President, Don't Let Iran Take Iraq
President Barack Obama is intent on fulfilling a commitment to withdraw most US troops from Iraq by the end of this year. That is an important milestone, but the administration should also think about what the United States is leaving ...
Red Cross denies role in Iraq Camp Ashraf closure
Iran, Iraq to shut down Camp Ashraf
To Eliminate Opposition, Iran-Iraq Target Camp Ashraf
Mr. President, Bring All of Our Soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq Home, Now
Huffington Post (blog)
There are those in the US government and military who, if they could, would remain on in Afghanistan and Iraq permanently, so that we would have military bases when dealing with Pakistan and Iran. Mr. President, I believe the deaths and injuries of our ...
Ga. soldier's sentencing delayed until August
A military judge at Fort Stewart has again postponed sentencing for an Army sergeant convicted of murder in the 2008 slayings of two fellow US soldiers in Iraq. The judge decided Monday the court-martial for Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich (BOZ-eh-vich) won't ...
Court martial sentencing put off again
Rep. Lynn Woolsey of Calif. says she'll retire next year after 2 decades in ...
A former Petaluma city councilwoman, Woolsey was elected to represent Marin and Sonoma counties in 1992 and became known for her strong opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her 10th term in Congress expires at the end of 2012. ...
Rep. Lynn Woolsey retires -- and here's her speech
Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey Announces Retirement
Rep. Woolsey Announces Retirement
Legacy of Mental Health Problems from Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Will Be Long-Lived
Some of the key psychological issues affecting the approximately two million American troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001 have been traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—and the diagnoses ...
War on terror costs US $1.283 tr so far
Real-World Effects of Anti-War Activism
Daily US casualties
New York Times
In Ramadi, Distrust Threatens Iraq's Gains
New York Times
RAMADI, Iraq — This palm-lined city along the Euphrates, once a deadly stronghold of the insurgency, has been hailed as one of Iraq's greatest turnaround stories, the first major urban area where militants were driven back ...
Goldsmiths declare sit-in protest to sue killers of their colleagues in Falluja