The latest news on Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings tore through the Baghdad area Tuesday, killing 57 people on eve of the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion and showing how unstable Iraq remains more than a year after the withdrawal of American troops.
No one knows how a battle or war will turn out until the fighting actually begins.
Many wounded soldiers have only begun their wars, officials say.
No one wants to use American troops in Syria, but no moral and sane person wants to continue the bloodshed.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a group of anti-al-Qaida fighters north of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 22 people and wounding 44 in an attempt to shake confidence in Iraqi security forces, officials said.
Experts say the Secretary of Defense nominee's pledges may be impossible.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is tangling with Chuck Hagel over his past statements about the Iraq war. The Arizona Republican says that his dissatisfaction Hagel's answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former Republican senator who is President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense.
The public prefers Sen. Chuck Hagel's more thoughtful approach to the use of force over the muscular unilateralism of his opponents.
Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal speaks about leadership, the military, and winding down in Afghanistan.
How the United States can prepare for threats from Iran, North Korea, and al Qaeda.