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The Hartford CourantTen years ago I stood on the outskirts of Baghdad and looked at the city through my binoculars. Columns of thick, black smoke rose up from burning enemy vehicles off to our front. In the distance, a surface-to-air missile rocketed skyward in pursuit...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation were worth the cost. In his final report to...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Politics, Susan Collins, Chuck Hagel, Reconstruction
The stomp on Jesus controversy. The Owlcatraz stadium/GEO Group sponsorship controversy. The Sandy Hook massacre-doubting-professor controversy. Think things can't get any worse at Florida Atlantic University? Here's how: An exclusive sneak peek at...
William PfaffPARIS -- Ten years ago, invading American troops were moving through stifling dust storms towards Baghdad from Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, which British forces were fighting to secure. Baghdad's outskirts were reached on April 3, and the Baghdad...
Tags: Israel, Politics, Iran, Barack Obama, Unrest, Conflicts and War
FrameworkAfter returning from assignment in Afghanistan in 2003, Times photojournalist Rick Loomis asked to be sent out in the first wave of journalists to cover the Invasion of Iraq. He spent several weeks traveling in the back of a canvas topped Humvee with U.S....
Iraq is on its way to dissolution, and the United States is doing nothing to stop it. And if you ask people in Iraq, it may even be abetting it. With very few exceptions, an important event in Iraq went unnoticed in the U.S. media this month. Prime...
BAGHDAD – Secretary of State John Kerry pressed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki on Sunday to stop Iran from flying arms across Iraqi territory to the beleaguered Syrian regime, but found him unwilling to give ground. In a visit to Baghdad that...
FrameworkTo mark the 10-year anniversary of the war in Iraq, Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo returned to Baghdad with printed photographs that she and colleagues had taken. Alleruzzo wrote this about the project: We went through the archive to look...
Mary SanchezSome will say that Tomas Young agreed to die a long time ago. The 33-year-old Iraq war veteran is lying in a bed in Kansas City under hospice care, intent on soon stopping life-sustaining drugs and nourishment. But this is not a preordained event, one...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.FT. MEADE, Md. – Army Pfc. Bradley Manning pleaded guilty Thursday to 10 charges that he illegally acquired and transferred highly classified U.S. materials later published by WikiLeaks, saying he was motivated by a U.S foreign policy that “...
FrameworkMarch 19 marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Staff photographer Carolyn Cole was on top of the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad as the air attack began in the middle of the night, engulfing government buildings along the Tigris River. Other...
Iraqi maqam vocalist Hamid Al-Saadi usually refrains from dramatic expressions when he performs. While his voice flows across different registers, he remains seated and focuses forward. This outward calm also hardly reveals how much effort he has put into...
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