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  • Iraqi Shiite militias, ISIS fighters converge on air base for next battle

    IRBIL, Iraq Shiite Muslim militias moved onto a government air base Monday in predominantly Sunni Muslim Anbar province in preparation for a counterattack on Ramadi as a battle brewed that will prove or disprove U.S. officials' insistence that the Islamic...
  • Ramadi joins lengthening list of Pentagon misstatements on Iraq

    WASHINGTON After days of insisting against all evidence that the key Iraqi city of Ramadi was not under Islamic State control, American military officials finally acknowledged Monday that the city had fallen to the militants. But senior officials at...
  • Graham: 'I'm running' to be 'best commander in chief'

    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday he will run for president in 2016, saying he believes he would be the best choice to serve as commander in chief amid continued unrest in the Middle East. "I'm running because I think the...
  • Lindsey Graham to announce 2016 decision June 1 in hometown

    COLUMBIA, S.C. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said he will announce whether he's running for president June 1 in Central, S.C., where the Republican grew up. Graham, who last week said he is "99.9 percent sure" he will run, confirmed the date Monday on "CBS...
  • Severely injured vets find healing, hope through sports

    As an Air Force crew chief in Afghanistan and Iraq, part of Sgt. Tim McDonough's dangerous mission was recovering the remains of soldiers killed in combat. An explosion in Afghanistan in 2005 changed his life. He suffered a brain injury and nine...
  • 'Inana': Love, looting, loss in a play about Iraqi artifacts

    'Inana': Love, looting, loss in a play about Iraqi artifacts
    In the final weeks of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, I found myself in the Mesopotamian Gallery at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute. The then-director Karen Wilson was showing me photographs of antiquities in the collection of the National...
  • Artist honors Jewish Gulf War vet with painting

    Artist honors Jewish Gulf War vet with painting
    Artist and oncologist Dr. Wilma Bulkin Siegel showcases her paintings of returning Gulf War veterans, such as Jewish war veteran Major Howard Perl of Weston, as part of a new exhibit titled "Inside /Out, Art As Healing Therapy" taking place at ArtServe in...
  • In Iraq, a de facto U.S.-Iran alliance

    In Iraq, a de facto U.S.-Iran alliance
    In principle, the Obama administration's strategy for confronting the Islamic State made perfect sense: The U.S. would conduct military airstrikes against insurgent strongholds in Syria and Iraq in support of coordinated attacks on the ground by troops...
  • Lindsey Graham: Running for White House because 'the world is falling apart'

    Lindsey Graham: Running for White House because 'the world is falling apart'
     South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham all but confirmed Monday he will run for president in 2016, saying he believes he would be the best choice to serve as commander in chief amid continued unrest in the Middle East. "I'm running because I think the...
  • Trudy Rubin: Using Iraq as a political cudgel in campaigning can boomerang

    On May 23, 2003, I attended the Baghdad news conference at which the U.S. viceroy, Paul Bremer, announced he was dissolving the Iraqi army. I thought of that day when I read of Wednesday's confrontation between 19-year-old student Ivy Dietrich and Jeb...
  • White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

    White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil
    Alarmed about the growing threat from Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm. Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised...