The Moment A Retired Sergeant Who Served In Iraq Adopts The Dog He Served ...
For four years in Iraq, Air Force Technical Sergeant David Simpson served alongside a German Shepherd named Robbie. When Simpson retired last year for medical reasons, the service dog was still working, and the two parted ways. "[It's] probably the ...
Car Bombs Kill 19 People in Iraq's Capital
A series of car bomb attacks targeting commercial areas and a restaurant killed at least 19 people Saturday in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, authorities said. Police officials said a car bomb went off at night in a commercial street in al-Ameen district in ...
Violent attacks kill 13 in Iraq
Trayvon Martin redux? New Mexico shooting death of a black Iraq war vet
Christian Science Monitor
Ablbuquerque, N.M.. New Mexico State Police will investigate the shooting death of a black Iraq War veteran by his Albuquerque neighbor after complaints by civil rights groups, the agency announced Thursday. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories ...
Debate: Iraq will remain in Iran's sphere of influence
Asharq Alawsat English
Almost two years after the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq, Iran is considered to be the most influential foreign force in the country. Given the current geopolitical, geo-economic and geostrategic ties between Iraq's central government and Tehran ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Iraq Child Marriage Bill Would Allow Girls To Wed, Severely Limit Women's Rights
BAGHDAD (AP) — A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to submit to sex on their husband's whim, provoking outrage from rights activists and many Iraqis who ...
Iraq Marriage Bill Will Allow Girls To Marry…
Iraq tries to legalise child marriage
Iraq mulls law to let men marry 8-year-old girls
In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those US Fought
The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there, says Brett McGurk, one of the State Department's top officials for Iraq.
Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 45 at Checkpoint in Southern Iraq
New York Times
Many of the attacks have struck in and around Baghdad and in southern Iraq, but the government is also battling militants in Anbar Province, in the west, who have seized parts of Falluja and Ramadi. In an interview broadcast on Saturday, Prime Minister ...
Suicide bomber kills 45 in Iraqi city of Hilla
Suicide car bomb kills at least 22 in Iraq
Suicide car bomb, attacks kill at least 42 in Iraq
Saudis hardened by wars in Syria, Iraq join al Qaeda in Yemen
SANAA (Reuters) - Dozens of Saudi Islamist militants have left the battlefields of Syria and Iraq for Yemen, where their experience appears to have contributed to a spate of lethal al Qaeda attacks, a senior Yemeni security official said. The influx ...
Con: It was senseless to invade Iraq, Afghanistan with factions opposed to ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: The writer is addressing the question, “Were wars in Afghanistan and Iraq worth it?” COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Our withdrawals from Iraq, and now imminently from Afghanistan, are not the reason that we find ourselves dealing with governments in ...
Con: Were wars in Afghanistan and Iraq worth it?
Pro: Were wars in Afghanistan and Iraq worth waging?
The Salinas Californian
The Obama administration's Afghan strategy is a virtual carbon copy of its withdrawal from Iraq. It assumes that once the imminent threat of the collapse of the regime has passed, it's OK to head for the exit. But absence of imminent failure is a poor ...
Pro: US withdrawal plucks defeat from the jaws of victory