The latest news on Iraq
With violence down, soldiers try to connect with residents and improve neighborhood conditions.
Wars leave a lasting mark on soldiers, they tend to change the culture of the armies that fight them.
Demanding pace takes a toll on the troops
When candor can be a career killer.
Long deployments concerns military officials; Obama and Clinton cite effect on soldiers' families
Surprisingly, al Qaeda in Iraq has kept detailed written records about its martyrs-to-be.
Why David Petraeus wants to go slowly on troop drawdowns
U.S. troops begin a quiet drawdown, hoping that locals don't notice.
Exhausted emotionally and financially, many are still wary of the Iraqi government's promises.
American forces discovered a torture center in the Diyala province in northern Iraq, the military announced today. The center, located next to a grave where 26 bodies were found, still had blood-spattered walls and a metal frame bed connected to an electrical shock system. Al Qaeda in Iraq is thought to be responsible.