army.milMembers of the 103rd ESC receiving their combat patches last year.Sgt. Jamie Engelbretson had been back from Iraq for less than 24 hours when she got the bad news today: because of the looming government shut-down, her next paycheck will likely be cut in half. The next paycheck may ... More >>
Shane Bauer goes on trial in November.Amid the massive dump of secret Iraq war documents at WikiLeaks: Support for an earlier report that Minnesota native Shane Bauer and two other American friends were hiking on Iraqi territory when they were seized by Iranian border guards in July 2009. Ba ... More >>
Photo: aturkusBetter than a Pacific island paradise?OK, so we didn't win the title of the most eco-friendly city in the world. That title goes to Vienna, Austria, according to Mercer, which ranks 221 cities around the world as a way of helping companies and governments pay employees fairly w ... More >>
Jones says she was gang-raped in 2005 by other KBR employees and then locked in a shipping container when she tried to report the attack.
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An update on the first leg of the band's tour throughout the Midwest.
Much of what haunts Mehdi now that he is back home, he says, is having seen the situation for himself--the bad and the good. In that vein, we've gathered a few video clips, each shot by Iraqis in Iraq.
Minnesota nurse Deanna Germain describes serving at Iraq's most notorious prison.
Why Neil Gaiman is about to become bigger than death
Top-ranking Americans have told equally top-ranking Indians in recent weeks that the US has plans to invade Iran before Bush's term ends. In 2002, a year before the US invaded Iraq, high-ranking Americans had similarly shared their definitive vision of a post-Saddam Iraq, making it clear that they w ... More >>
When it comes to fighting the Iraqi insurgency, U.S. forces are discovering that there is a lot of Number Two.
[THESE DAYS] Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC) told CNN on Wednesday that the "evidence is clear" that Iraq was involved in the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. Rory Mayberry, a former KBR (Halliburton) food manager at Camp Anaconda in Iraq, testified on videotape from Baghda ... More >>
Today's WashPost poll says that only 22 percent of the public agrees with Dick Cheney's now-infamous suggestion that we've finally got the Iraqis almost where we want them. ("I think the level of activity that we see today, from a military standpoint, I think will clearly decline. I think they're ... More >>
The Norman Conquest A feisty and more colorful brand of politics invaded the U.S. Senate chambers yesterday as British M.P. George Galloway sat before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs subcommittee investigating the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, chaired by Norm Coleman. Coleman ... More >>
A few years back Hannah Allam was covering cops and courts for the Pioneer Press. Since the invasion of Iraq she's been reporting from the war zone for Knight Ridder, filing some of the most compelling--and forthright--Baghdad dispatches. (Here's a particularly swell example.) She was recently inter ... More >>
I've served in Iraq, and that's why I can't vote for this president again
'Outfoxed' and 'Uncovered' point a familiar finger at evildoers
Lucinda bids Dylan good morning, Patti Smith greets Baghdad, and Greil Marcus says goodbye
A Coalition memo reveals that even true believers see the seeds of civil war in the occupation of Iraq
An anthropologist's journey from a porn booth to the Mongolian steppes
James Lileks used to be content with writing about his toddler's toilet training. Then Iraq gave him the chance to become the state's most famous conservative.
Ike Reilly and the bloody rite of Thanksgiving eve
It's time for the U.S. to put up its nukes
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
Depleted uranium: A deadly tool in the U.S. arsenal
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary
In a new memoir, former marine Joel Turnipseed loses his personal philosophy while winning the Gulf War
Seven years after the Gulf War, Paul William Roberts's The Demonic Comedy draws a punch line in the sand