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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • When G.I. Jane comes home

    When G.I. Jane comes home
    Since 9/11, more than 200,000 women have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, and more than 160 women have died in service to their country. Women have fought on the front lines as combat pilots and military police platoon leaders. They have received...
  • Torture, false information and the Iraq war

    Torture, false information and the Iraq war
    The Senate will soon consider an amendment by Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) that would prevent torture from being used during interrogation by any U.S. personnel. This amendment stems in part from the release in December of...
  • Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race

    Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race
    Every war casts a long shadow, from the heroism of the Greatest Generation to the dark ambiguities of Vietnam. It was inevitable, then, that the 2016 presidential candidates would be confronted with the war in Iraq. Twelve years on, the broad...
  • Iraq army wields a double-edged sword in enlisting Shiite militias

    Iraq army wields a double-edged sword in enlisting Shiite militias
    Signs and banners drape the fences and electricity poles of Baghdad in a tapestry of religiously iconographic red, black, yellow and green. Most depict young Shiite Muslim men, replete with military uniforms, stern expressions and slogans extolling the...
  • Review: 'Blue Stars' by Emily Gray Tedrowe

    Review: 'Blue Stars' by Emily Gray Tedrowe
    One of the most dramatic scenes in Emily Gray Tedrowe's riveting war novel takes place, not on streets of Iraq and Afghanistan strewn with improvised explosive devices, but in a suburban Whole Foods not far from Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Lacey Diaz...
  • Brian Williams' false Iraq statements trigger investigation at NBC

    Brian Williams' false Iraq statements trigger investigation at NBC
    Brian Williams' false statements regarding his experience on a military helicopter during the 2003 invasion of Iraq have triggered an investigation amid escalating criticism of the anchorman’s actions. MORE: Brian Williams temporarily steps down...
  • Iraq violence killed more than 12,000 civilians in 2014, the U.N. says

    Iraq violence killed more than 12,000 civilians in 2014, the U.N. says
    Violence in Iraq killed at least 12,282 civilians last year, the deadliest since the sectarian strife of 2007, United Nations officials said. “Yet again, the Iraqi ordinary citizen continues to suffer from violence and terrorism.... This is a very...
  • Sabaton Brings Its History-Lesson Metal To Hartford

    Sabaton Brings Its History-Lesson Metal To Hartford
    How do you make one of the most epic days in history more epic? Simple: write a metal song about it. With the title track of 2005's "Primo Victoria," Sweden-based power metal outfit Sabaton get inside the Allied Forces' heads as they invade Normandy in...
  • A troubled veteran at the White House's door

    A troubled veteran at the White House's door
    Omar Gonzalez was always popular along this quiet cul-de-sac of neat suburban homes near Ft. Hood. "Omar, Omar!" children would shout as they ran to his front door. But at some point, neighbors of the decorated combat veteran started to worry. David...
  • McDonnell trial: Defense rests, case will soon go to the jury

    McDonnell trial: Defense rests, case will soon go to the jury
    RICHMOND – Bob and Maureen McDonnell both rested their cases Wednesday, leaving just a few steps to go before a jury decides their fate. Closing arguments will likely come Friday, federal Judge James R. Spencer said, wrapping up a five-week case....
  • Obama to unveil 'offense' to fight Islamic State this week

    Obama to unveil 'offense' to fight Islamic State this week
    President Obama said he will explain to Americans and congressional leaders this week his plan to "start going on some offense" against Islamic State militants, who he said could eventually become a threat to the United States. Obama will make a speech...