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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Wartime is the wrong time for blame

    Wartime is the wrong time for blame
    The United States is waging war in Iraq and Syria. We are convinced, unequivocally, that the enemy is the well-armed, crafty and cruel assemblage of antediluvian thugs known as the Islamic State, or ISIS, or ISIL. In some circles, though, our certainty...
  • Boston Herald apologies for Obama 'watermelon' cartoon

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Herald has apologized for an editorial cartoon about the recent White House security breaches featuring U.S. President Barack Obama that made a watermelon reference. The cartoon, which appeared on Wednesday, depicted Obama...
  • Review: 'Fives and Twenty-Fives' by Michael Pitre

    Review: 'Fives and Twenty-Fives' by Michael Pitre
    More than a dozen years in, the war in Afghanistan goes on and the report from Iraq goes awry. Because the conflicts continue, newly published fiction by the wars' veterans feels as immediate as today's facts about Kabul or the Kurds. A few combat-...
  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns
    U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light that exposed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. Pierson, who had been in her position since...
  • White House fence jumper pleads not guilty in Sept. 19 breach

    White House fence jumper pleads not guilty in Sept. 19 breach
    The Iraq war veteran accused in the September 19 breach of the White House pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in federal court. The court ordered a mental competency review for Omar Gonzalez, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, but defense...
  • White House fence jumper pleads not guilty in September 19 breach

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Iraq war veteran accused in the September 19 breach of the White House pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in federal court. The court ordered a mental competency review for Omar Gonzalez, who suffers from post-traumatic stress...
  • Accused White House intruder pleads not guilty; mental exam ordered

    The Iraq war veteran accused of running into the White House with a knife on Sept. 19 pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three criminal charges in a case that has exposed broad security lapses by the Secret Service. Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, stared straight...
  • Lawmakers rebuke Secret Service chief over White House security lapse

    Lawmakers rebuke Secret Service chief over White House security lapse
    Angry lawmakers rebuked the Secret Service director Tuesday as new details emerged about the agency’s failure to stop a White House intruder, including that automatic locks were installed on the front door only after the breach. For a second...
  • White House breach: Accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez indicted

    White House breach: Accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez indicted
    Accused White House intruder Omar Gonzalez has been indicted on federal and local charges stemming from the Sept. 19 break-in in which he allegedly scaled a White House fence and entered the executive mansion through an unlocked front door. Gonzalez,...
  • Obama's mixed messages on war

    It's funny how President Obama is always talking about "I" and "me" whenever it makes him look good, but suddenly it's "they" and "we" when mistakes are made.. For instance, for years Obama boasted about how he ended the Iraq war and how he withdrew...
  • Secret Service chief on Capitol Hill hot seat over security breach

    WASHINGTON Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took "full responsibility" for what she called an "unacceptable" intrusion at the White House last week but failed to mollify a bipartisan group of lawmakers who worried that repeat slipups by...