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US Troop Withdrawal

Hamid Karzai: Champion of Alienation

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

It is a little late to be attempting to change his image as "America's Man." We find ourselves wondering why he would be trying to do so in the first place. His legacy is clear to all. No pandering to domestic political interests is going to change that.

Troops Out, Now What?

American Anthropological Association | Posted 05.29.2012 | College
American Anthropological Association

Militarism in the U.S. seems to have a gravitational force pulling a wide array of resources and sectors into its orbit. Our involvement with Iraq serves as a case study for how deeply rooted militarism is in American culture and political life.

WATCH: As U.S. Withdraws From Iraq, Questions Remain About American Presence

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

The U.S. military is completing its withdrawal from Iraq later this month, but is America really leaving? That's the question journalist Ted Koppel so...

Elise Foley

Jon Huntsman: 'It's Time To Come Home' From Afghanistan | Elise Foley | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman differed from the other candidates on Afghanistan during the GOP debate in South Carolina Saturday night, saying he believes troop levels...

David Wood

On Tap To Replace Gates at Pentagon, Panetta sounds like.. Gates | David Wood | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Robert Gates is due to retire as defense secretary in three weeks, but his named successor, CIA Director Leon E. Panetta, said Thursday he plans to co...

It's Time for Our Troops to Come Home

Sen. Jeff Merkley | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics
Sen. Jeff Merkley

It is time to clear the path to let Afghanistan create their own self-determination. America must focus on keeping our people safe and getting our economy growing.

Bring Them Home: My Bipartisan Bill To Require an Afghanistan Withdrawal Timetable

Rep. Jim McGovern | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim McGovern

Today, I introduced new, bipartisan legislation to require the Obama administration to present an exit strategy for U.S. forces from Afghanistan.

Plan Now for July 2011

Jordan Dey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jordan Dey

Adhering to the July 2011 drawdown of US troops and strengthening the Afghan government will save American lives and dollars, and will place firmly in Karzai's lap the responsibility for developing Afghanistan.

'W' Is for Withdrawal

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Koehler

To pretend that Iraq is sovereign is just the latest insulting verbal Quonset hut the Washington military-political-media establishment has constructed for its own temporary shelter.

US Troops To Withdraw From Iraq: Celebrations Begin In Baghdad

AP | KIM GAMEL and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- (AP) Iraqi forces assumed formal control of Baghdad and other cities Tuesday after American troops handed over security in urban areas in a...

US Troop Withdrawal From Iraq: Your Thoughts, Your Stories (POLL)

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

**** Scroll down for a poll U.S. troops must withdraw from Iraqi cities and towns by June 30 as part of the Status of Forces Agreement that was ratif...

Motorcycle Bomb Kills 15 In Baghdad Market 4 Days Before US Troop Withdrawal

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Motorcycle bombs killed at least 20 people in separate attacks in Baghdad Friday, at least 19 of them in a crowded bazaar, part of an ...

Bomb Kills 7 In Southwest Baghdad

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The bombing of a Baghdad bus station Thursday pushed the death toll from a weeklong series of blasts near Shiite targets to about 200,...

Bombs Hit Baghdad, Killing At Least 13 Ahead Of US Pullout

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombings and shootings killed more than 30 people across Iraq on Monday, including high school students on their way to final exams, p...

Iraq Prepares For U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Independent | Patrick Cockburn in Baghdad | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There are few American patrols on the streets of Baghdad and soon there will be none. In just over two weeks, on 30 June, US military forces will with...

US, Iraqis Redraw City Borders To Meet June Deadline | Jane Arraf | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Baghdad - On a map of Baghdad, the US Army's Forward Operating Base Falcon is clearly within city limits. Except that Iraqi and American military o...

US Troops Could Stay In Mosul Past June 30 Deadline

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. troops may remain in an Iraqi city threatened daily by al-Qaida past a June 30 withdrawal deadline, the top American commander...

People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran: Iranian Dissidents In Iraq Face Uncertain Future

Esme E. Deprez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Esme E. Deprez

NEW YORK--Iraq's transition of power and the security agreement calling for the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq by 2011 leaves the fate of 3,0...

Pentagon Announces It Will Keep 140, 000 Troops In Iraq After "Surge"

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is projecting that when the U.S. troop buildup in Iraq ends in July there will be about 8,000 more troops on the groun...