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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • The dubious case for splitting Iraq into 3 states

    The dubious case for splitting Iraq into 3 states
    Iraq has ripped apart with astonishing swiftness. Its armed forces are melting as Sunni jihadists seize swaths of territory, arms and oil fields. The jihadists control much of Iraq's midsection and part of neighboring Syria, and they are driving toward...
  • Petition asks park district to honor Iraq War veteran

    Petition asks park district to honor Iraq War veteran
    Friends and family of a south suburban man who lost his life in the Iraq War are asking the Tinley Park Park District to rename a local park in his honor. Staff Sgt. Michael Sutter, a Tinley Park resident whose father taught judo for the park district,...
  • In Iraq, Shiite Muslim militia's reemergence gives U.S. pause

    In Iraq, Shiite Muslim militia's reemergence gives U.S. pause
    He looks more like a desk jockey now than a militant, his graying hair framed by rectangular glasses, his round belly protruding under a button-down shirt. Ali Faris acknowledges that he got soft after the American troops he once fought withdrew from...
  • Review: 'Deliver Us From Evil' ★★

    Review: 'Deliver Us From Evil' ★&#9733
    Classed up by its cast, "Deliver Us From Evil" concludes with a deliverance from evil in the form of a rip-roaring exorcism, simply staged in a police interrogation room, though goosed up with the usual barrage of digital effects. Routine in nearly...
  • Rachel Marsden: Is US being duped into funding jihadist startup?

    PARIS -- The Islamic terrorist army often referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has made a faster womb-to-superstardom ascension than Justin Bieber. Largely unheard of just a few weeks ago, the group is now the self-proclaimed new...
  • Donald Shoup, UCLA's parking guru, on how L.A. should manage its meters

     Donald Shoup, UCLA's parking guru, on how L.A. should manage its meters
    The parking meter doesn't get a lot of purchase in pop culture. There's the meter-decapitation scene in "Cool Hand Luke," Calvin Trillin's novel of parking stubbornness, "Tepper Isn't Going Out," and Donald Shoup's favorite, a Canadian movie called "The...
  • 'Deliver Us From Evil' thrills with Eric Bana's haunted cop

    'Deliver Us From Evil' thrills with Eric Bana's haunted cop
    Buckle up for the ride that is "Deliver Us From Evil," a highly intense and effective mash-up of police procedural and horror show. Boosting the story's thrill quotient is its air of authenticity: The film was inspired by actual paranormal cases described...
  • Japan is ready to flex its military

    Japan is ready to flex its military
    Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on Japanese military support? The...
  • U.S. foreign policy futility [Letter]

    U.S. foreign policy futility [Letter]
    I'm watching in horror as Iraq implodes. And I'm observing another disaster taking place closer to home, namely the massive breach of our southern borders by thousands of unaccompanied children. This country has no right to go wage war all around the...
  • An Iraqi soldier in search of freedom

    I watched the news Thursday evening concerning the mayhem in Iraq, and I had to cry.  The image before my eyes was that of a middle-aged Iraqi soldier, having already apparently been beaten, now handcuffed and on his knees, being slapped about his...
  • War lite -- Obama's limited Iraq goals

    War lite -- Obama's limited Iraq goals
    The United States is stepping into its third Iraq war in 24 years. But if President Obama has his way, this one will be fought under different rules. In a speech at West Point last month, Obama outlined a new "light footprint" approach to fighting...