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Iraq Crime

New Report Shows Major Increase In War Zone Crimes

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A Marine in Iraq sent home $43,000 in stolen cash by hiding it in a footlocker among American flags. A soldier shipped thousands mo...

The Iraqi Mafia

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Denselow

One of the less-reported consequences of the invasion was that Iraq became a transit point in the flow of hashish and heroin from Iran and Afghanistan to Gulf countries and Europe.

Iraq Slipping To 'New Depths Of Lawlessness'

New York Times | DAMIEN CAVE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jobless men pay $500 bribes to join the police. Families build houses illegally on government land, carwashes steal water from public pipes and nearly...