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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House

    Report: Intruder ran through much of main floor of White House
    The man who breached security at the White House this month overpowered a U.S. Secret Service officer and ran through much of the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing...
  • California congressional races heat up as parties look ahead to 2016

    California congressional races heat up as parties look ahead to 2016
    Both major political parties and groups of their deep-pocketed supporters are playing big in the handful of fiercely fought congressional races in California this year. With Republicans widely expected to keep — even add to — their House...
  • Islamic State beheads British hostage; captive from Indiana threatened

    Islamic State beheads British hostage; captive from Indiana threatened
    WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria posted a video on Friday that appeared to show the beheading of British aid worker Alan Henning, triggering condemnation by the British and U.S. governments. The footage on YouTube,...
  • Islamic State video shows second British hostage beheaded

    WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State militants beheaded British aid worker Alan Henning in a video posted on Friday, triggering swift condemnation by the British and U.S. governments. The footage on YouTube, highlighted on pro-Islamic State...
  • Islamic State reportedly on Baghdad's outskirts after week of victories

    IRBIL, Iraq Islamic State militants have taken control of key cities in Iraq's western province of Anbar and have begun to besiege one of the country's largest military bases in a weeklong offensive that's brought them within artillery range of Baghdad....
  • Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety

    Secret Service disarray fuels questions over Obama's safety
    WASHINGTON - When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of...
  • Jeremy Renner reflects on an unexpected Hollywood trajectory

    Jeremy Renner reflects on an unexpected Hollywood trajectory
    In 1992, Jeremy Renner came to Los Angeles as an aspiring actor with three specific goals in mind. (1) He wanted to be in a movie. (2) He wanted to have a significant enough role that he wouldn't have to explain that he was, say, that guy wearing the...
  • Blundering Secret Service needs to step up its game [Commentary]

    Blundering Secret Service needs to step up its game [Commentary]
    In the movie "Olympus Has Fallen," Gerard Butler faced off against Dylan McDermott and a band of Korean terrorists. In "White House Down," Channing Tatum fought to save President Jamie Foxx from a band of mercenaries. In both movies, the bad guys found...
  • Bomb or occupy -- or neither?

    Wars usually end only when the defeated aggressor believes it would be futile to resume the conflict. Lasting peace follows if the loser is then forced to change its political system into something other than what it was. Republican Rome learned that...
  • The cancer of violent extremism

    "As we look to the future, one issue risks a cycle of conflict that could derail so much progress. And that is the cancer of violent extremism that has ravaged so many parts of the Muslim world." The cancer of violent extremism . . . I listen to the...
  • Jay Bookman: The Secret Service shows signs of a broken bureaucracy

    Help me out here. Which of these incidents is more alarming? 1.) A knife-wielding madman sadly, a veteran of the Iraq War jumps over the fence at the White House, runs all the way across the lawn, enters the residence through the unlocked, unguarded...