Republicans press Hagel on Iraq, Iran and nuclear arsenal
By Tom Curry, National Affairs Writer, NBC News. Former senator Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's choice to be secretary of defense faced testy and skeptical questions from Republicans during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed ...
Hagel, McCain tangle over Iraq war and troop increase
Chuck Hagel, John McCain Clash Over Iraq Surge (VIDEO)
Hagel Reminds McCain That The Iraq War Was The 'Most Dangerous Decision ...
Iraq War amputee Keith Zeier survives avalanche
Facebook. HOLBROOK, N.Y. An Iraq War veteran from Long Island who lost a leg to an IED blast cheated death after being caught in an avalanche. Former Marine Keith Zeier was climbing Mount Washington in New Hampshire two weeks ago to raise money ...
Qatar Telecom to raise Asiacell stake in Iraq share sale
Muddying this approach has been Asiacell, Iraq's No.2 telecommunications operator and 53.9 percent owned by Qtel, which must offer a quarter of its shares for public sale as part of its license obligations. The sale process is opaque and it is unclear ...
Qtel to raise stake in Asiacell's Iraq share offer
Asiacell shr offer 69.5 pct subscribed so far -Iraq bourse
Hagel, McCain clash over Iraq surge
Washington Post (blog)
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) began his questioning of defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel by pressing the nominee on his opposition to the 2007 troop surge in Iraq. McCain asked Hagel whether he still believes that the surge was, as Hagel said at the ...
Hagel should stand by Iraq opposition
When former Senator Chuck Hagel appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, he will likely be asked his views on the Iraq war. While Hagel voted to authorize the use of force in Iraq, he did so with stated reservations, cautioning ...
Hagel, McCain tangle over Iraq war and troop surge
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain is tangling with Chuck Hagel over his past statements about the Iraq war. The Arizona Republican says that his dissatisfaction Hagel's answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former ...
The Iraq War 'Surge' Myth Returns
Any serious analysis of what happened in Iraq in 2007-08 would trace the decline in Iraqi sectarian violence mostly to strategies that predated the “surge” and were implemented by the U.S. commanding generals in 2006, George Casey and John Abizaid, ...
Journalist arrested in Iraq for taking photos
A French-Australian journalist has been under detention in Iraq for a week for allegedly taking pictures in a restricted area in Baghdad's southern Dora district. Police said that Nadir Dendoune - who was working for the French monthly magazine Le ...
Iraq Confirms It's Holding French Journalist
French-Aussie journalist detained in Iraq
Call for immediate release of foreign reporter held for past eight days
Iraq war veteran gets double arm transplant
Double-arm transplant surgery is rare and doctors said this was the first such successful procedure to be conducted at Johns Hopkins. Officials said Marrocco was the first US soldier from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to survive after losing all four ...
Iraq vet undergoes successful double-arm transplant
Brendan Marrocco lost all four limbs in roadside blast in Iraq in April, 2009
Iraq War Vet Brendan Marrocco Gets Double Arm Transplant
Sen. McCain Gets Heated With Hagel Over Iraq Troop Surge, Demands 'Yes Or ...
John McCain (R-AZ) challenged him on his past opposition to the troop surge in Iraq. Pressing him for only a “yes or no,” McCain aggressively questioned Hagel on whether he now feels he was wrong. McCain cited Hagel's 2007 remark wherein he deemed ...