| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Is it that daunting to be a woman?
As a man, maybe I can't fully grasp the tangled emotions of guilt, courage, exhilaration, cynicism and terror of the nine women of "9 Parts of Desire." But the actresses depicting women who have all been affected by...
| Jan 16, 2011
Late for Tea at the Deer Palace
The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family
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...
| Jan 15, 2011
Family members and friends of Glendale resident Holman "Ace" Hudson this week were left trying to make sense of the Iraq war veteran's sudden death. Ace Hudson died in his sleep on Jan. 8 following a quiet night at home with his wife of seven months,...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 5:15 AM
There is no dispute that Iraq used chemical weapons against its own people in the 1980s and in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, when Saddam Hussein was most threatened with regime change.
But has letter writer Michael DeCicco, who accused The Sun...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Paul Schlitz's letter about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction contained so many factual errors that it requires correction ("Iraq's WMD were a mirage, despite claims to the contrary," Dec. 30).
First, in my letter I never suggested that The...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:50 PM
An Iraqi war veteran from Long Island, who was held in an Iraqi jail for three weeks, is ecstatic to be a free man.
“I’m thrilled to be home,” said Alex Antiohos, 32, who lives with is his wife in North Babylon. “I’m...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:15 AM
After two letters in attempt to justify himself and the invasion of Iraq ("Iraq's chemical weapons stocks were well documented," Dec. 28, and "Did Saddam have WMDs before the U.S. invasion in 2003?" Jan. 2) I still can't figure out what Michael DeCicco is...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Baghdad -- Attackers killed at least 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in strikes that targeted Shiites and renewed fears of sectarian violence, authorities said.
The deadliest attack was a suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims just west of the...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr. can't seem to grasp the fact that an acknowledgment of Iraq's potential to harbor weapons of mass destruction doesn't necessarily indicate current agreement with the decision to invade, nor does it require someone to...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:24 PM
A suicide bomber disguised as a policeman targeted Shiite pilgrims Saturday outside the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least 53 people and wounding 137, the Interior Ministry said.
The blast was the single deadliest attack on the Shiite...