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US Troops and Iraq and Home

Chelsea Kiene

Veterans Present Petition To White House Calling Obama To Fix Benefits Backlog | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans met with senior White House officials Wednesday to express what they are calling an urgent need...

Iraq Withdrawal Is Mostly Done One Day Ahead Of Schedule | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pentagon and military officials report that the withdrawal of most U.S. military forces from Iraq's major cities has been completed a day ahead of tom...

The Hidden Cost of the Gulf War

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

While US casualties in Iraq appear relatively low -- 4,100 dead and 35,000 wounded -- the real health costs of Iraq will, as in the case of the First Gulf War, not be known for years.

Islamabad Bombing Shakes Pakistan

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

The Marriot attack is further proof that Pakistan is edging ever deeper into outright civil conflict at a time when the stalemated war in Afghanistan is steadily seeping into Pakistan.

Why Some US Soldiers Feel At Home In Iraq

Slate | Lawrence Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One night earlier this fall, a string of detonations shook the walls of a company-sized U.S. Army outpost south of Baghdad. It was the middle of the n...