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President Obama said he is authorizing the U.S. military to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants if they advance toward the critical city of Irbil. The U.S. has a consulate and a military operations center there.
Fighters from the militant group the Islamic State seized the country’s largest hydroelectric dam on Thursday, taking control of enormous power and water resources and leverage over the Tigris River that runs through the heart of Baghdad.
The renewed violence in Iraq is reopening wounds for local Iraq war veterans.
An Insider’s Perspective On Iraq
Army veterans say the crumbling of Iraq’s security forces in the face of crisis is not all that surprising.
The situation in Iraq is spiraling out of control, pushing the country to the brink of civil war.
Islamic extremists have taken control of several major cities, and are threatening to move toward Baghdad. They want Iraq to be run by strict Islamic law, and seem to be better equipped and organized than ever.
Bill Kleinedler isn’t just an artist, he’s a survivor. Seven years ago as an Army Staff Sergeant in Iraq, the Humvee that he was driving was blown up.
The goal of Operation Home Ties is to create portraits for the families of all Massachusetts service men and women who died after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Late last month, an adjunct professor of computer science at Worcester State University and Becker College announced to her classes that she wouldn’t be on campus that Friday because she had to be in Boston — to take her oath of citizenship.
The U.S. Marine Corps released a sergeant Friday whose murder conviction was overturned in a major blow to the military’s prosecution of Iraq war crimes.