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  • Ex-Marine guilty of smuggling AK-47, possibly from Hussein's guards

     
    A former U.S. Marine from Southern California could face up to ten years in federal prison after being convicted of illegal possession of a chrome-plated AK-47 machine gun that authorities say he smuggled back from a tour of duty in Iraq and may have...
  • A sequel to a nightmare for Iraqi refugees living in Syria

     
    For some Iraqi refugees living in Syria, it feels like a sequel to a nightmare. Tens of thousands of Iraqis fled to Syria during the brutal sectarian war that followed the U.S.-led ouster of Saddam Hussein. Syria beckoned as a haven of religious...
  • Letters to the editor

    By George, he gets it Re “Get out of Iraq, now,” Opinion, April 20 I was heartened to read former Sen. George McGovern's article. In 1972, I was one of thousands of Democrats knocking on doors to encourage people to vote for McGovern for...
  • No-nuke world: a pipe dream?

    No-nuke world: a pipe dream?
    Today's topic: Is it even possible to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, let alone completely rid the world of them? Are there some countries that should always maintain nuclear arsenals? Andrew Grotto and Gabriel Schoenfeld finish their debate. America...
  • Should Obama order a 'surge' for Afghanistan?

    Should Obama order a 'surge' for Afghanistan?
    Today's topic: What should the military objective in Afghanistan be? And the exit strategy? Give Gen. McChrystal the 'surge' he needs Point: Gabriel Schoenfeld Brian, let's assume for the sake of discussion that President Obama summons the nerve to go...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Late for Tea at the Deer Palace The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family Tamara Chalabi Harper: 414 pp., $27.99 Tamara Chalabi is the daughter of the controversial Iraqi politician and opposition leader, Ahmad Chalabi, one of the leaders of the Iraqi...
  • Damon signs on for Iraq drama

    Matt Damon is headed to Iraq's Green Zone after cashing in his chips on "Ocean's 13," which opens Friday (June 8). The actor has signed up for writer-director Paul Greengrass's take on Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran's novel...
  • Joey 'the Clown' takes center stage

    After stopping momentarily to flirt with the blond court reporter and swearing to tell the truth with a raspy "I do," Joey "the Clown" Lombardo lowered himself onto the witness stand with the help of a cane. The 78-year-old with a Caesar haircut leaned...
  • Policies, not crimes

    When a Republican-controlled House of Representatives impeached Bill Clinton, U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler stood foursquare behind the former president, telling anyone who would listen that Clinton was the victim of a political lynching. Now, Wexler has...
  • Rajiv Joseph's newest stripe

    Rajiv Joseph's newest stripe
    It was a tiny article in the back of a newspaper that first caught the attention of playwright Rajiv Joseph. An American soldier stationed in Baghdad reportedly killed a Bengal tiger at the local zoo after the animal maimed a colleague who was trying to...
  • Waiting for Iraq to live XL again

    BAGHDAD -- Clothes make the man, no matter what his size, and few know that better than Wisam Hussein. His men's clothing shop is one of many along a broad and busy avenue, but the sign sets it apart. "Farah Fashion for Large Sizes," it reads in...