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Can a talking Bengal tiger in the Baghdad zoo serve as both a narrator and a ghost? That might sound like a bizarre question, but it comes to mind presently at the Lookingglass Theatre. The titular big cat in Rajiv Joseph's distinctive drama “...
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two car bombs went off Sunday in the Iraqi city of Basra, killing nine and wounding 24 in a rare attack in the Shiite-dominated south of the country. All nine deaths resulted from a blast near an outdoor market, said Ali Ghanim,...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Basra (Iraq), Iraq, Explosions, Bombings
Once relegated to a dusty corner of film festivals, shorts have started to take on a more central role in the age of digital video. Can they get a boost from compelling sports stories? ESPN, which has drawn plaudits for its “30 for 30”...
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: Leon Panetta, George W. Bush, Chuck Hagel, Politics, Islam
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 “...
Paul GreenbergIt should be interesting, the confirmation hearings on the nomination of Charles Hagel to be the next secretary of defense of the United States. . . . A lot more interesting than the hearings on John Kerry's nomination as secretary of state or John...
The Baghdad newspaper Sabah published a surprising article a few weeks ago. Its editor, Abd Jabbar Shabbout, suggested it was time to settle the "age-old problem" between Iraq's Arabs and Kurds by establishing a "Kurdish state." Never before had I heard...
Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf...
L.A. NOWThe American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defense, challenging its policy that since 1994 has categorically excluded women from most direct combat positions. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in...
An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept on suicide watch for at least seven days of his nine months' confinement at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., the Marines'...
The former commander of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va., told a military court on Tuesday that accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning was held in highly restrictive "prevention-of-injury" custody even though psychiatrists recommended the conditions...
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