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A Close Look At The Iraq Status Of Forces Agreement [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

What I found is that the Iraqis got almost everything they had pushed for, and the Bush administration got almost nothing of what they wanted.

The War Chest: "Skeletons from the Battlefield"

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

The apathetic tone towards returning soldiers seems to be the status quo of a majority of Americans who have forfeited their backbone for the comforts of ignorance.

The Unspoken Casualties of the Iraq War

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

A collage hangs on the wall of the 6th floor Oncology Ward 65 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Proudly amongst the staff photo's is the former P...

Iraq: US Soldiers Being Redeployed, Despite Mental Instability

ABC | By BOB WOODRUFF, JAMES HILL and JAIME HENNESSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two weeks before his second deployment to Iraq last September, Army Specialist Michael DeVlieger broke down. "At first, I thought it was something th...

Afghanistan: A Surge in ROE Education is the First Step

Vivian Gembara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Gembara

The ugly issue of the misconduct of some U.S. troops in a war zone must be addressed before sending more soldiers and Marines into Afghanistan.

McCain's Non-Support for Troops and Veterans: The Master List

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

McCain has a very clear, long, and illustrious history of not supporting troops and veterans one bit.

Confront the Funk, Knock on a Door

Jonathan Leigh Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Leigh Solomon

This Saturday, 25,000 volunteers from all 50 states will contact one million Americans and ask them to sign a petition urging the next Congress to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq within one year.

Army: Soldier Suicide Rate May Set Record Again

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Soldier suicides this year could surpass the record rate of last year, Army officials said Thursday, urging military leaders at all...

Let Them Drink Beer

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There was a news item today about a group of college presidents who have signed on to an effort to "rethink" the drinking age in America. While not e...

Was Gay Soldier Murdered in Afghanistan?

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

The military has finally, after nine months, announced the results of its probe into the death by gunshot of a gay soldier in Afghanistan.

1 In 4 Soldiers On Multiple Tours Have Mental Health Problems

NY Times | Thom Shanker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Army leaders are expressing increased alarm about the mental health of soldiers who would be sent back to the front again and again under plans that c...

Three US Soldiers Killed In Iraq

Reuters | Paul Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three U.S. soldiers were killed in an apparent rocket or mortar attack near Nassiriya in southeastern Iraq on Wednesday, the U.S. military said. Anot...

Student's Idea Allows You To Text Thanks To The Troops This Thanksgiving

ABC News | BILL WEIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When Shauna Fleming was 15 years old, she set out to convince Americans to write thank-you notes to overseas troops. So she founded amillionthanks.org...