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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Challenger tries to tie Duckworth to VA scandal

     Challenger tries to tie Duckworth to VA scandal
    The Republican challenger trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth tried to tie her to the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal during a joint appearance Monday. "These issues didn't just come up overnight. These have been there for a...
  • Obama faces hurdles at U.N. Security Council meeting

    When he heads to the United Nations this week, President Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni extremists in Iraq, without invoking his predecessor's similar effort, which failed before the global body 11 years ago....
  • White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says

    White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says
    The troubled Iraq war veteran who scaled the White House fence had a dangerous fixation on the president, stockpiling weapons and ammunition and carrying a map to the White House stuffed in a Bible during an earlier arrest, a federal prosecutor said...
  • Accused White House intruder is decorated Iraq war veteran

    Accused White House intruder is decorated Iraq war veteran
    WASHINGTON - The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran who was decorated for his service in the Iraq war, the U.S. Army said on Sunday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is expected to appear in court...
  • Iowa Senate seat might turn on chicken poop and hogs

    JEFFERSON, Iowa The race for the U.S. Senate in Iowa may come down to how voters feel about a chicken crossing into the wrong yard. Or whether Iowa hogs make a candidate especially qualified to deal with Washington pork. This too-close-to-call Senate...
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming. Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
  • Former marine sentenced in bribery case

    Former marine sentenced in bribery case
    As he sat at the defense table in a Miami federal courtroom Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Jose Emmanuel Torres wanted the judge to remember his 15 years of spotless military service to his country. But prosecutor Jeffrey Kaplan wanted the judge to remember...
  • Note to Secret Service -- lock the White House door

    As anyone who's ever tried knows, the White House is one of the most difficult buildings in the world to get into. Take it from me. I go there almost every day for the daily White House press briefings. You have to go through several layers of security to...
  • Martin Schram: Arab powers join battle for hearts and minds of Muslims

    Obama's Arab coalition may succeed in the one battle America cannot win. It is, to be sure, a dickens of time in the Middle East. But much to our surprise, historians may someday look back and say this week marked the start of a long, slow reversal in...
  • Jihadi bank on an Obama retreat

    Jihadi bank on an Obama retreat
    What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) — sure to inflame public opinion?...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Wondering 'what if' as U.S. forces head back to the Middle East [Commentary]

    Leonard Pitts Jr.: Wondering 'what if' as U.S. forces head back to the Middle East [Commentary]
    If. Two letters long, it is arguably the most fruitless word in the English language, an evocation of paths not taken, possibilities foreclosed, regrets stacked high -- and it lies like a pall of smoke over President Obama's Wednesday-night announcement...