Iraq’s prime minister described the U.S. handover today to Iraqi authority of the heavily fortified Green Zone and Saddam Hussein’s presidential palace as the most visible sign that his country has regained its sovereignty.
The US Army is investigating allegations that it executed a suspected al Qaeda member in cold blood during a special forces raid outside Baghdad two weeks ago.
That's exactly what is planned for Afghanistan, where a rising tide of chaos is slowly pushing the country past Iraq as the most dangerous battlefield Americans tread upon.
Iraqi voters next month will see 14,500 candidates vie for 440 open seats on provincial councils, an outpouring of interest in a new phase of Iraqi self-government that could make for a baffling ballot. The Jan. 31 poll will be the first in a series
An American soldier boasts of having tortured Iraqis and making a 15 years old Iraqi girl commit suicide after she had been raped. (WARNING: Not for the Holidays! - This is what WAR does to soldiers and now Obama is sending another 30k to Afghanistan
US soldiers have had to learn new tactics, develop new defenses, make new allies and fine-tune the way they raid their enemies’ hideouts. Now they are having to learn another skill in the fight against Iraqi insurgents: applying for an arrest warrant
The military contractor Kellogg Brown and Root, known as KBR, has won more than $28 billion in U.S. military contracts since the beginning of the Iraq war. KBR may be facing a new scandal. First, accusations its then-parent company [Cheney's] Hal
When will all American combat troops withdraw from the major cities of Iraq? Just as soon as they are relabeled "advisers" and "trainers." Which is what they are ostensibly doing now.
[He was dead a year later.] King's words ring as true today as they did some fifty years ago.
The families of three men who were killed last week during a search of a grain warehouse want to press charges against American soldiers under the terms of a new security agreement between the U.S. and Iraq.
The Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at President George W. Bush intends to press charges against the people who he says beat him as he was taken into custody, said a member of the Iraqi parliament who's urging his release.
BASRA, Iraq — American troops will move into southern Iraq early next year to replace departing British forces, the top U.S. general in Iraq said.
[change] The top U.S. military officer said Saturday that the Pentagon could double the number of American forces in Afghanistan by next summer to 60,000 - the largest estimate of potential reinforcements ever publicly suggested.
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Wolf admitted that he thought about selling the House and use the money for other social justice causes but he put the decision into the hands of the House’s supporters.
A U.S. proposal to send more troops to southern Afghanistan will lead to a short-term rise in violence before stability can be brought to the region, the deputy commander of NATO forces in the country said on Wednesday.
No weapons? “No problem,” say Cheney and Gaffney, while Gareth Porter finds pessimism and no nukes in Iran. WWIV is coming soon to a theater near you.
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"From this war's very beginning, this administration has permitted thousands of heavily-armed military contractors to march through Iraq without any law or court to rein them in or hold them accountable. These private security contractors ha
U.S. soldiers in Zabul Province give high marks to the Lithuanian Special Forces, who like to ride these captured Taliban motorbikes to sneak up on, and chase Taliban fighters. The “LithSof” are on their way to becoming living legends:
"He hates the American physical occupation as much as he hates the Iranian moral occupation," Dhirgham said. "As for Iran, he considers the regime to be the other side of the American coin."
As the United States prepares for a major expansion of its development and reconstruction programs in Afghanistan and Pakistan, government investigators have described the U.S. reconstruction effort in Iraq as a failure that wasted billions.
2 boys approached a US soldier, pulled out a pistol and handed it over. They got a smile and some candy in return. The gun was plastic, and the boys were following a local Iraqi military order to surrender all toy weapons _ an effort to prevent child
"I am not the same fucking person," he tells me. "I am not the same person. I don't know how to come home."
If you are currently living in Kabul, you are residing in a city with a "permanent Taliban presence" according to a new report by The International Council on Security and Development (ICOS).
This is just yet another example of the total disregard and disdain that Corporate America, the Pentagon and our elected representatives to and include Obama and Bush have for the citizens of our nation. Wake up America and support the troops by brin
U.S. Special Forces killed six Afghan police and wounded 13 early Wednesday in a case of mistaken identity by both sides after the police fired on the Americans during an operation against an insurgent commander, officials said.
Five Blackwater security guards were charged on Monday with killing 14 unarmed civilians and wounding 20 others in a 2007 shooting in Baghdad that outraged Iraqis and strained U.S.-Iraqi relations.
Sen. John McCain said the situation in Afghanistan will get more difficult before it gets easier — "just like the surge in Iraq was" — as the US prepares to pour thousands more troops into the country, including on the doorsteps of Kabul.
More than 100 trucks loaded with supplies for American and allied forces in Afghanistan were destroyed Sunday by militants in Peshawar, a Pakistani city that serves an an important transit point for the Afghan war effort. It was the THIRD major atta