Iraq

11:24pm

Mon May 13, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans face an uncertain future after war

Since 2001, about 2.5 million people have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, at least a third of them more than once. When they return, many veterans need long term physical and mental care. But they often don't get it.

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6:10pm

Wed April 10, 2013
Politics

A ‘doorkicker’ on campus: UC Berkeley student and Iraq veteran tells his story

UC Berkeley student and Iraq veteran Dave Smith

For many of us, ten years can seem like a long time. Things that happened a decade ago feel far away. But for veterans of the Iraq war, and their families, ten years can feel like very little – because the damage wrought by that war is still right there with them.

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12:17am

Fri March 22, 2013
Politics

Friday Media Roundtable: Iraq War Anniversary, Obama in Israel & the Occupied Territories

Tal Afar, Iraq, 18 January, 2005: Samar Hassan, 5, screams after her parents were killed by US soldiers
Chris Hondros / Getty Images


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6:30pm

Tue March 19, 2013
Iraq War

Unlikely Americans: Iraqi refugees 10 years later

Courtesy of citizensreachout.org

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. In the past decade, we have heard from people with varying perspectives on the war: politicians for and against it; anti-war activists; foreign governments; and the United Nations – and we’ve heard the stories of military veterans coming home.

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7:51am

Tue March 19, 2013

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