Motor vehicle crashes: A little-known risk to returning veterans of Iraq and ...
Washington Post (blog)
Men who served in the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan have a 76 percent higher rate of dying in vehicle crashes, and women a 43 percent higher rate, than people in the general population, according to an unpublished study by Han K. Kang, an epidemiologist ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
Iraq: At Least 17 People Killed in Baghdad Attacks
New York Times
At least 17 people were killed by three bombs and a grenade attack on a mosque in Baghdad on Monday, medics and the police said. Assailants threw hand grenades at Sunni Muslim worshipers as they left a mosque on Monday evening, killing six people.
Iraqi death hints of Iran's role in Syrian crisis
The real problem in Iraq is the stalemate behind the current surge in violence ...
For Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, there is is a peaceful solution
Meanwhile, in Iraq the confrontation between the government of Nouri al-Maliki and demonstrators in the Sunni provinces entered its bloodiest phase. And then, as the week ended, we saw the Israeli bombing of targets inside Syria. The entire region is ...
A crisis for Iraq — and the Middle East
Even more disturbing is what is happening to Syria's east: the bloodiest confrontation between Iraq's minority Sunni community and the Shiite regime since the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops nearly two years ago. According to a count by the ...
Attacks in Iraq including blast near Internet cafe kill 9, wound 33
Iraq will follow fake bomb detectors issue: Premier Maliki
Bomb Attacks in Baghdad Kill 10
Syrian Kurds find safe haven in Iraq
Iraq's central government has closed its borders to most refugees but the Kurdish region has welcomed 90 percent of those seeking shelter in the country - almost all of them Syrian Kurds. Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports that living in Iraq has ...
As Kurds Gain Power, Baghdad May be Ready to Deal - Oil Price
Wash. court-martial begins in 2009 Iraq killings
(AP) — A court-martial is underway at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington against an Army sergeant for the fatal shootings of five fellow servicemen in Iraq. Sgt. John Russell, of Sherman, Texas, already pleaded guilty to the killings but did not ...
Wash. court-martial begins in 2009 Iraq killings - Philly.com
Court-martial begins in Washington for Iraq vet in killing of fellow soldiers
Soldier in Iraq Killings May Have Had Abnormalities
New York Times
Syria Is Not Iraq
New York Times
IN the search for an American response to the civil war in Syria, the favorite guidebook seems to be our ill-fated adventure in Iraq. We have another brutal Middle East autocrat holding power on behalf of a sectarian minority. We have another dubious ...
'NYT' and Keller Promote a US Attack on Syria: Iraq WMD Revisited? | The Nation
Why We Should Stay Out Of Syria
Police Bring Iraq-Style 'Counter Insurgency' Strategy To US City
“Insurgents and gang members want to operate in a failed area, or a failed community, or a failed state, so they can operate under the passive support of the community, that's not going to call police,” Katone, who served in Iraq, told reporter Lesley ...
Massachusetts police take Iraq counterinsurgency tactics to streets to fight gangs
Police in Springfield, Mass. adopt Iraq-style 'counterinsurgency' tactics
Springfield, Mass. Police Using Iraq-Style Counterinsurgency Tactics
Iraq's Marshlands Bloom Again, Restoring Traditional Way Of Life
When Saddam Hussein's regime collapsed, it appeared Iraq's once-abundant marshlands had been destroyed forever. The former president had transformed the largest wetland ecosystem in Southwest Asia into desert in retaliation for a Shi'ite uprising in ...