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Iraq War Drawdown

End Of Iraq War Missing Traditional Milestone

AP | BEN NUCKOLS and SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Americans probably won't be seeing a huge ticker-tape parade anytime soon for troops returning from Iraq, and it's not clear if vet...

Sam Stein

John McCain Criticizes Iraqi Leaders For Letting Domestic Politics Trump Security | Sam Stein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The high-stakes debates over the Iraq war no longer play the politically determining role they did during the 2006 congressional electio...

Andrea Stone

Gays Discharged Under DADT Face Tough Odds To Rejoin Military | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's parties celebrating the end of "don't ask, don't tell" are giving way to a morning-after reality: gays who left the military b...

Sam Stein

White House Pushes Back On Budget Attack By Citing George H.W. Bush | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House is pushing back against criticism that its cooking the books on its budget by overestimating the costs of drawing down the war in Iraq...