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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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Top Iraq War (2003-2011) Articles

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  • Fort Hood tragedy raises questions

    The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, April 4: There was an eerie familiarity to the headlines that greeted us Thursday morning. A soldier on Fort Hood Army base had reportedly gone on a rampage Wednesday...
  • Letters: Another gun rampage in America

    Re "Gunman opens fire at Ft. Hood," April 3 The saddest thing about the latest Ft. Hood shooting spree was how quickly the government assured us that this was not an act of terrorism. Thank God that it was not terrorism but rather just another normal,...
  • Fort Hood gunman was upset over recent deaths of mother, grandfather, friends say

    KILLEEN, Texas Family friends of suspected Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez told the Austin American-Statesman on Thursday that the soldier was upset at the recent deaths of his mother and grandfather and may have felt conflicted about his role in the Iraq...
  • Gunman opens fire at Ft. Hood in Texas

    Gunman opens fire at Ft. Hood in Texas
    KILLEEN, Texas — Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 16 others were hurt Wednesday in a shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, which in 2009 was the scene of the deadliest mass shooting on a military base in U.S. history. The gunman was a...
  • Four dead, 16 hurt at Ft. Hood; shooter was troubled Iraq war vet

    KILLEEN, Texas - At least three people were still in critical condition Wednesday evening after a troubled Iraq war veteran's shooting spree at Ft. Hood ended with 16 people wounded and four dead, including the shooter, officials said. Federal officials...
  • Review: 'The Unknown Known' finds Donald Rumsfeld free of self-doubt

    If you know anything about gifted documentarian Errol Morris — or about recent secretaries of Defense for that matter — comparing his new film, "The Unknown Known," with his earlier work, 2003's Oscar-winning "The Fog of War," is all but...
  • The Jeb Bush boomlet

    WASHINGTON -- Inevitably, considering the absence of a clear Republican frontrunner for the 2016 presidential election, the name of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush of the family dynasty has been rushed to the fore. On his record in office and his soft-spoken...
  • Our muted relief

    As the United States winds down its nearly 13-year war effort in Afghanistan, it marked a welcome milestone in March. For the first time in more than a decade, a month ended without our forces suffering a single combat death. In Hampton Roads, the...
  • TNCC's role in serving those who serve

    One of the most important responsibilities for American higher education is ensuring that veterans and others associated with the armed services have access to excellent collegiate opportunities and strong support as they pursue their educational goals....
  • Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans

    Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans
    In Iraq, Lauren Augustine operated unmanned aircraft on surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Army's storied 1st Infantry Division. In Washington last week, Augustine and her fellow veterans stormed Capitol Hill for comrades they say are...
  • Numbers Game

    Numbers Game
    According to the number crunchers at the Gallup Poll, President Obama’s approval rating is a little below average for a president at this point in his term. The average is 49 percent for a president in his 21st quarter, in other words, a little over...