Without US troops, Afghanistan, like Iraq, could descend into chaos
Los Angeles Times
Iraq is being plunged deeper into the abyss of all-out civil war that it barely avoided in 2007 thanks to President George W. Bush's troop "surge." Today, violence is back up to 2008 levels as Al Qaeda in Iraq, now known as the Islamic State of Iraq ...
Why Iraq Is Moving Closer to Full-Scale Sectarian War
Dozens dead in continuing Iraq violence
Iraq Election Sets Stage for Protracted Civil Strife
Boris Johnson: 'eel-like' Tony Blair will avoid being imprisoned over Iraq war
People who believe Tony Blair should be imprisoned over the Iraq war have their hearts in the right place, Boris Johnson has said as he called for the immediate publication of the Chilcot report into the war. Speaking on his LBC phone-in, he spoke of ...
Boris Johnson: 'Eel-Like' Tony Blair Will Avoid Prosecution For Iraq War
Andy McSmith's Diary: Boris goes to war over Iraq again - it's all Blair's fault
Eel-like Blair to avoid prison over Iraq war: London mayor
Iraq Awards 2 Deals Worth Nearly $1B for Oilfield
Iraq's Cabinet has approved two deals with two oilfield services providers jointly worth nearly $1 billion to run operations at the country's largest oil field. A Cabinet statement Tuesday says it granted Britain-based Petrofac Ltd. a $538.5 million ...
Bombings Kill 5 Soldiers in Iraq
According to the United Nations, 8,868 people were killed in Iraq last year — the country's highest death toll since the peak of sectarian bloodletting in 2007 and 2008. Related Topics: Iraq, Baghdad, Security Forces, Middle East. Join the Discussion ...
American Christians pledge solidarity with persecuted Christians in Egypt ...
Fox News (blog)
On behalf of the suffering churches of Egypt, Iraq and Syria, a broad array of American Christians, with a degree of unity rarely seen since the Council of Nicaea in 325, have joined together in a “pledge of solidarity and call to action.” Their action ...
US Christians pledge solidarity with endangered Mideast Christians
Christian leaders say Middle East Christians must not be forgotten
Minneapolis Star Tribune
U of Minn. study: Iraq and Afghanistan vets struggle with access to food
Minneapolis Star Tribune
More than one-fourth of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans don't have consistent access to sufficient food, says a new study by the University of Minnesota and the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs hospital. That's almost twice as high as for the rest of the U.S ...
Study: 1 in 4 Afghanistan/Iraq Vets Need Food Help
Study: 25% of Minnesota vets may be going hungry
The US Is So Totally Over Iraq and Afghanistan
There's always a gulf between actions and words, particularly when it comes to government pronouncements. President Obama made getting US forces out of Iraq and Afghanistan a central campaign promise. His administration has also lately talked a lot ...
US, Iraq continue counterterrorism cooperation
Lt. Gen. Michael Bednarek, chief of the US Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq, said that the Iraqi government and armed forces are working on countering terrorism in cooperation with the United States. Speaking to Azzaman on May 3, Bednarek said, “The ...