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Tragedy of Military Suicides Will 'Go On For Many Years,' Army Chief Warns | David Wood | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact

A tragic milestone was reached last year, when 185 active-duty Army soldiers died by suicide, surpassing the 176 soldiers killed in battle in Afghanis...

David Wood

Top Army General Cautions Against War With Iran | David Wood | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Anticipating continued trouble in the Middle East and a possible conflict with Iran, the Army got permission from the Obama administrat...

Baghdad Blood and Baghdad Mud

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Rather

2010-04-05-rather_odierno_sm.jpgAfter talking with General Ray Odierno, what comes clear is this: The end of the American era in Iraq has begun. But it's only a beginning.

Odierno Requests More Combat Forces In Iraq

Foreign Policy | Thomas E. Ricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a move that could force President Obama to break his vow to get all combat troops out of Iraq by August of this year, his top commander in Iraq rec...

Iraq Milestones

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For the first time since the war began, there are fewer than 100,000 American troops in Iraq.

Sentencing of Steve Green in Abeer Death, Command Structure In Iraq

Gail McGowan Mellor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gail McGowan Mellor

Enlisted people moreover are only one dimension. The truly dangerous distortion is at the top, in the command structures.

Military Dominance In Mideast Proven A Costly Myth

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Mar 5 (IPS) - The arguments for maintaining a major U.S. combat force in Iraq at least through 2011, escalating U.S. military involvement ...

US Troops May Stay Longer In Mosul Due To Fighting: Odierno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gen. Ray Odierno, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq, said that continuing the fight against insurgents in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul might...

Generals Seek To Reverse Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Decision

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (IPS) - CENTCOM commander Gen. David Petraeus, supported by Defence Secretary Robert Gates, tried to convince President Barack Obama...