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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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  • Abu Bakr Baghdadi's reach shows power of regional militant groups

     Abu Bakr Baghdadi's reach shows power of regional militant groups
    He is regarded as one of the most powerful militants in the world, a former Islamist preacher who evolved into a global jihad warrior now threatening to rewrite the map of the Middle East. Yet Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic State of Iraq and...
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  • Family crisis blazes in 'Other Desert Cities' at International City

    Family crisis blazes in 'Other Desert Cities' at International City
    This review has been corrected. See below for details. For those who have not yet seen Jon Robin Baitz’s Pulitzer-nominated “Other Desert Cities,” the first of that prolific playwright’s works to reach Broadway, the play’...
  • 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,"...
  • Mitt Romney slams leadership of Clinton, Obama at donor meeting

    Mitt Romney slams leadership of Clinton, Obama at donor meeting
    Sounding once again like a presidential candidate, Mitt Romney denigrated the “Obama-Biden-Clinton” foreign policy as a “monumental bust” in a speech Friday morning to 300 of his former donors as he opened his annual conference...
  • Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

    For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam. In neither instance did U.S. forces succumb to outright defeat, of course. In both, with victory proving elusive, Americans wearied of the fight...
  • 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...
  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • Leave no soldier behind: Plenty of precedent for prisoner exchange

    Leave no soldier behind: Plenty of precedent for prisoner exchange
    "The United States has always had a pretty sacred rule," President Barack Obama said in response to those who criticized his decision to exchange five Guantanamo detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. "We don't leave our men or women in uniform behind....