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Iraq Soldiers

Smuggled: Iraqi Weapons And Soldiers

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | World

By Khalid al-Taie MOSUL, Iraq, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Weapons and Sunni Muslim insurgents are seeping from Iraq into Syria, Iraqi officia...

How Many U.S. Soldiers Were Wounded in Iraq? Guess Again.

Dan Froomkin | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics
Dan Froomkin

The figure for "wounded" constantly cited by politicians and the media does not come close to reflecting the real cost to the servicemembers who went to fight and will never be the same again. We owe it to them to make a full accounting of their sacrifice -- and then never forget it.

Denver Hosting The International Knights Of Columbus Convention

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.02.2011 | Denver

One of the largest Catholic organizations in the world, the Knights of Columbus, is holding its 129th international convention in Denver and announcin...

The U.S. Soldier Who Killed Herself After Refusing to Take Part in Torture

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

What caused Alyssa Peterson to put a bullet in her head in September 2003 after just a few weeks in Iraq? And why were the press and the public not told about it?

Maine Seniors Cheer On Troops At Airport

ABC World News | Sharyn Alfonsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day inside a tiny airport in Bangor, Maine, two groups of unsung heroes meet -- the troops heading to or from Iraq and Afghanistan and the seni...

Soldier in Iraq Loses Home Over $800 Debt

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michael Clauer is a captain in the Army Reserve who commanded over 100 soldiers in Iraq. But while he was fighting for his country, a different kind o...

Military Report On Iraq Stress Clinic Killing Spree: Soldier Showed Obvious Signs Of Unraveling

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and CHELSEA J. CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The soldier at the center of the military's worst soldier-on-soldier violence in six years had gone to four counseling sessions. His r...

iPod In Iraq: Soldiers' MP3s A New Instrument Of War | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Professor Pieslak is a music theorist at the City College of New York. Over the past few years he has interviewed US soldiers about the music they lis...

15 Iraqi Soldiers 'Killed In Accidental Blasts'

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSUL, Iraq (AFP) �" Fifteen Iraqi soldiers were killed accidentally during what were meant to be controlled explosions in a town outside the northe...

2 US Soldiers Charged With Filming Female Soldiers Showering

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The U.S. military in Iraq says two soldiers have been charged with filming and photographing female members of their unit while they w...

Refusing to Comply: The Tactics of Resistance in an All-Volunteer Military

Dahr Jamail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dahr Jamail

In addition to small numbers of outright public refusals to deploy or redeploy, troops are going absent without official leave (AWOL) between deployments, and actual desertions may once again be on the rise.

Three U.S. Soldiers Wounded By Iraqi Policemen

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least three US soldiers were wounded and a local interpreter killed in a shooting at an Iraqi police station in the northern city of Mosul on Tuesd...

A Single Person Out of Thousands in the Iraqi Countryside

Shaun Alan Jakob | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shaun Alan Jakob

In the US, race, creed, and ethnicity are often times matters of great contention. But to the Iraqis that we deal with, there is no race or creed among Americans. We are our own ethnicity.

Female suicide bomber kills 8 in Iraq

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


More Than 1,000 Iraqi Soldiers Quit During Basra Fight

New York Times | STEPHEN FARRELL and JAMES GLANZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 1,000 Iraqi soldiers and policemen either refused to fight or simply abandoned their posts during the inconclusive assault against Shiite mi...