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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Class of 2014, thanks for not disinviting me

    Members of the Class of 2014, I salute you. My warmest wishes on the occasion of your graduation from this fine institution. And, before I go any further, I would like to express my personal thanks to all of you for not rescinding my invitation. I...
  • After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction

    After tragedy, Porochista Khakpour develops fanciful fiction
    The author Porochista Khakpour's earliest memory is of being terrified by anti-aircraft missiles dropping near her Tehran home during the Iran-Iraq f War. Her shell-shocked family relocated to Los Angeles in the 1980s — and she had barely...
  • CANNES: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tye Sheridan in Iraq War Drama 'Yellow Birds'

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Tye Sheridan and Will Poulter are starring in Iraq war drama "The Yellow Birds." The story centers around two soldiers, a 21-year-old played by Cumberbatch and a teenager played by Sheridan, who meet in boot camp on the eve of their...
  • CANNES: Red Bull's CineMater Inks Pact with Warner Bros. for German-language Territories

    CANNES -- Red Bull Media House's recently launched theatrical production arm CineMater has inked a distribution pact with Warner Bros. Germany for German-speaking territories. The partnership starts with Gerardo Olivares helmed "The Way of the Eagle,"...
  • CANNES: Jeremy Renner Bolsters Production Company in Deal with Demarest, Kilburn

    Demarest Films and Kilburn Media have partnered on a first-look overall deal with Jeremy Renner's The Combine production banner. The actor founded The Combine in 2011 with writer-director Don Handfield. The new pact will cover the Combine's overhead...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Les Combattants'

    Aggression, not affection, sparks romance in "Les Combattants," a promising feature debut that already had members of the French film establishment touting newcomer Thomas Cailley as the next big thing prior to its premiere in the Directors' Fortnight...
  • Iraq veteran from Lemont dies in crash hours before graduation

    Iraq veteran from Lemont dies in crash hours before graduation
    Paul Davidson III was just hours away from receiving his degree in architecture from the University of Illinois when he was killed Friday night in a traffic accident. Davidson, 30, originally of Lemont, was riding his motorcycle down an Urbana street...
  • Students hold commencement speakers accountable

    It's easy to criticize the college students who rallied against such commencement speakers as Condoleezza Rice, Robert J. Birgeneau and Christine Lagarde because they condemn their views on the Iraq war, the Occupy movement's conduct at UC Berkeley or the...
  • House Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi probe

    House Democrats agree to participate in GOP-led Benghazi probe
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday named a slate of Democrats to participate in the new select committee on Benghazi, despite reservations of many in her party about the mission of the GOP-led panel. Pelosi’s...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch Replaces Guy Pearce in Johnny Depp's Whitey Bulger Movie

    Benedict Cumberbatch has replaced Guy Pearce in "Black Mass," the Whitey Bulger biopic starring Johnny Depp. Cross Creek Pictures president Brian Oliver told Variety that Pearce had departed due to scheduling issues on "Black Mass," which has started...
  • 25 essential books for Memorial Day

    25 essential books for Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is meant to give Americans a time to remember the veterans and fallen soldiers of our many wars. These 25 essential books about American fighters include novels and nonfiction, some stories absurd, others painful. Ernest Hemingway, Norman...