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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]

    Let the inquisition begin [Commentary]
    "…You should see that obedient flock who at the mere sign from me will hasten to heap the hot cinders upon the stakes in which we shall burn you for coming to meddle with us." — Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Grand Inquisitor" parable within "The...
  • VA chief Eric Shinseki is facing a tough battle, but he's seen others

    VA chief Eric Shinseki is facing a tough battle, but he's seen others
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki knows adversity. As a soldier in Vietnam, he was seriously wounded twice, the second time during a second tour of duty when he stepped on a land mine and lost half of his right foot. That should have...
  • Obama's fading dream of a foreign policy legacy

    President Barack Obama envisioned building a foreign-policy legacy in his second term: a nuclear deal with sanction-strapped Iran, an end to U.S. involvement in conflicts overseas, and a successful pivot to Asia, including a trans-Pacific trade pact....
  • Give Veterans Credit For Training

    "Don't Forget, Hire The Vet," went an old ad campaign aimed at helping military veterans get into the civilian workforce. The state Senate must not forget to pass a bill before the legislative session ends that would accomplish the same worthy goal. The...
  • Certify Work Skills Of Returning Veterans

    Veterans returning to Connecticut face significant obstacles getting the licenses and educational credit they need to transition back to civilian life. These barriers have devastating consequences for returning service members, their households and our...
  • Benghazi probe puts Cummings back in spotlight

    Benghazi probe puts Cummings back in spotlight
    A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
  • Obama's foreign policy: too timid, or just right?

    Many are surprised that President Obama's foreign policy seems to be most similar to that of an early 20th century isolationist. ("What Americans really want in a foreign policy," Opinion, May 3) Obama got much credit for his early opposition to the...
  • At Albuquerque meeting on police shootings, silence speaks volumes

    At Albuquerque meeting on police shootings, silence speaks volumes
    After months of protests against deadly police shootings, the Albuquerque City Council heard from outraged activists and a few police supporters Thursday night as it considered alternate ways to select the police chief. But it heard nothing but...
  • Tensions over Albuquerque police shootings intensify despite talks

    Tensions over Albuquerque police shootings intensify despite talks
    A day after a tense City Council meeting — in which six protesters were forcefully ejected from the council chambers and cited for criminal trespass — the parties warring over Albuquerque's troubled Police Department were asked by federal...
  • Benghazi investigation may backfire on Republicans

    With political indicators and historical cycles in their favor, Republicans are pushing the envelope to further energize their base with a full assault on the head of the opposition. It's 1998, and House Republicans have moved to charge President Bill...
  • Robert B. Reich: The six principles of the new populism

    We're five years into a so-called recovery that's been a bonanza for the rich but a bust for the middle class, which is fueling a new populism. "The game is rigged and the American people know that. They get it right down to their toes," says...