Iran Waiting in the Wings
Improvised rocket assisted munitions made in Tehran, favored by the Iranian trained Shia militias in Iraq, are placed on the back of flatbed trucks. Their target: US military personnel and their bases in Iraq as the remaining US ...
Shiite militias step up Iraq attacks on US troops
US 'offering' to keep troops in Iraq? More like begging for permission to stay.
Iraq inks 6 agreements of cooperation with Iran
Iraq's foreign workers fret over labor crackdown
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - One of the legions of foreign laborers in Iraq, Bangladeshi mechanic Rajauol Abdul Haq managed to provide for his three children back home despite his meager pay and long, hard hours at a Baghdad auto repair shop ...
Tulsa soldier killed in Iraq remembered at local service
His 20-year-old son, Army Spc. Dylan Jeffrey Johnson of Tulsa, was killed in Iraq on June 26. The young soldier, who had been in Iraq only since June 2, was killed in Diyala Province, northeast of Baghdad, when enemy forces attacked the mine-resistant, ...
Tulsa soldier honored
Memorial Service To Be Held For Tulsa Soldier Killed Iraq - NewsOn6.com ...
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Iraq vet Tammy Duckworth running for Congress
Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth made it official today, announcing that she will make a second attempt at Congress by running in a newly drawn Illinois district. Duckworth lost both her legs and partial use of an arm when ...
Tammy Duckworth running for Congress again
Veteran Duckworth to file to run for Congress
Duckworth makes her bid for Congress official
In Iraq, suicide bomber kills 2 police
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two police officers have been killed in a suicide bombing outside a car dealership in eastern Iraq. Diyala province police spokesman Maj. Ghalib al-Karkhi says the bomber drove up to a security patrol as it passed by ...
Explosion in Iraq Draws Victims for a Second Blast
Linked bombings kill 36 in Iraq town
Two bombs rock northern Baghdad, kill 35
US says troops on target to leave Iraq this year
WASHINGTON, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The US Defense Department on Wednesday said the country intends to abide by its commitments to complete the drawdown of US forces in Iraq by the end of the year. Pentagon spokesman Dave Lapan said unless the Iraqi ...
US Troops on Target to Leave Iraq This Year
Pentagon denies US asking to keep 10000 in Iraq
Mass grave with 900 corpses found in Iraq
DIWANIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi authorities uncovered a mass grave with 900 corpses near the central city of Diwaniyah on Wednesday, believed to be Kurds killed during the rule of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein, an official said. The corpses were found in the ...
IRAQ: MASS GRAVE WITH 9000 CORPSES FOUND
Mass grave found in Iraq
Mass grave with 900 corpses unearthed in Iraq
US to Send Condolences After Suicides in War Zones
New York Times
The new policy, which was first reported by CBS News, will apply only to troops who commit suicide in officially designated combat zones, mainly Afghanistan and Iraq. The letters will differ from those sent to troops killed in combat, though the White ...
Official: White House to lift ban on military suicide condolences
Obama changes policy on condolence letters
President Reverses Policy on Condolence Letters
Petraeus and the CIA
Huffington Post (blog)
Am I the only one who's scared that the current commander of US forces in Afghanistan and former commanding general in Iraq, David Petraeus, has been confirmed as the new head of the Central Intelligence Agency? It's not uncommon for intelligence ...
Senate confirms Petraeus as 20th CIA director
Los Angeles Times
Post-surge Afghanistan and post-surge Obama
Reuters Blogs (blog)
A holdover from the George W. Bush administration, Gates had championed the 2007 surge of troops into Iraq, a move that helped turn both the tide in that country and public opinion in the US on its future. Gates and the generals hoped for similar ...
House bill would increase Pentagon spending
New Pentagon chief facing mountain of problems
Sensible Defense Cuts