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  • Forces enter Iraq's biggest refinery once under Islamic State siege

    Forces enter Iraq's biggest refinery once under Islamic State siege
    Security forces entered Iraq's largest refinery for the first time on Tuesday after months of battling Islamic State militants who had surrounded it, a police colonel said. Police sources said security forces were clearing out mines from the refinery...
  • Parents of slain American aid worker ask for prayers, privacy

    Parents of slain American aid worker ask for prayers, privacy
    INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The parents of an American aid worker beheaded by Islamic State militants after his abduction in Syria asked for prayers for other captives in Syria and Iraq in a brief public statement at their Indianapolis church on Monday....
  • Frenchman said to be among Islamic State militants in beheading video

    Authorities in Paris said Monday that they had identified a French convert to Islam as one of the knife-wielding Islamic State extremists pictured in a grisly video showing a beheaded U.S. aid worker and slaughtered Syrian soldiers. A French prosecutor,...
  • Hagel says U.S. military accelerating mission to train Iraqi troops

    Hagel says U.S. military accelerating mission to train Iraqi troops
    FORT IRWIN Calif. - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday the Pentagon will accelerate its mission to train Iraqi forces to combat Islamic State militants, using troops already in Iraq to start the effort while funding is sought for a...
  • CIA intelligence gap hinders counter-terrorism efforts in Syria, Iraq

    In mid-September, as the U.S. military prepared to launch cruise missiles against Islamic State militants in Syria for the first time, CIA analysts lobbied to expand the target list to include eight possible locations for leaders of a band of battle-...
  • Back To Iraq

    Back To Iraq
    As you might be able to tell from my cartoon, I have little respect for the soldiers of Iraq. Same goes for the soldiers of Afghanistan. I can’t tell if they’re cowardly, stupid or both. When it comes to the soldiers of the Middle East, nobody...
  • Soldiers to Iraq? Go slow

    With all the discussion going on about how many troops we should send to Iraq and what they should be doing, has no one realized that the Vietnam War started this way? First there were "advisors," then "support troops," then the Gulf of Tonkin...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...
  • Military chief says battle with Islamic State starting to turn

    Military chief says battle with Islamic State starting to turn
    The United States' top military officer told American troops on a surprise visit to Baghdad on Saturday that the momentum in the battle with Islamic State was "starting to turn," but predicted a drawn-out campaign lasting several years. General Martin...
  • Islamic State beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes: reports

    Islamic State beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes: reports
    Britain said on Saturday it was investigating reports that a man believed to be a British national suspected of carrying out beheadings in videos released by Islamic State had been wounded in a U.S.-led air strike last week. The man, dubbed "Jihadi John"...
  • Reports: ISIS beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes

    Reports: ISIS beheading suspect may have been wounded in air strikes
    Britain said on Saturday it was investigating reports that a man believed to be a British national suspected of carrying out beheadings in videos released by Islamic State had been wounded in a U.S.-led air strike last week. The man, dubbed "Jihadi John"...