A U.S. Army soldier rides inside a mine-resistant vehicle, or MRAP, on Friday, June 27, 2008.
September 28, 2010 Think Tanker and former Ranger Andrew Exum appears in Bob Woodward's new book Obama's Wars. He has a fascinating, although admittedly minor, clarification of what Woodward wrote about him.
September 23, 2010 An analysis of government data shows more civilian contractors than troops died in Iraq and Afghanistan in the first half of the year.
September 21, 2010 In the aftermath of the war in Iraq, what happens to the children fathered by al-Qaida fighters? Abandoned by their fathers, and rejected by their country.
September 7, 2010 An Iraqi killed two U.S. soldiers and wounded nine in an attack an Iraq army compound. The dead and wounded Americans were providing security for a U.S. commander who was meeting with Iraqi troops.
September 1, 2010 U.S. Army officer recalls how a young Iraqi kept his troops safe by interpreting Arabic and culture for the Americans. The story is a reminder of how Iraqis, including young ones, helped keep their fellow Iraqis and Americans alive.
August 31, 2010 We're live-blogging President Obama's Oval Office speech on the end of official U.S. combat in Iraq.
August 31, 2010 President Obama thanks troops for their sacrifice in Iraq but said there was still much to do. Iraqis still needed a lot of help if they were going to be effective partners for the U.S.
August 30, 2010 A BBC reporter was not amused when a news anchor's intro to an Iraq story left little to add.
August 20, 2010 The U.S. still has combat brigades in Iraq but its calling them "advise and assist" brigades.
August 17, 2010 Desperate Iraqi job-seekers returned to an army recruiting line that was bombed hours earlier. The men said they had no choice but to return to the scene of the bombing so they could find work that would let them feed their families.
August 2, 2010 Obama told veterans he kept his pledge to put the U.S. on a trajectory to exit Iraq by 2011.
August 2, 2010 Among its many problems, Iraq's electrical wiring ranks right up near the top.
July 27, 2010 The House passed a $33 billion war spending bill for Afghanistan and Iraq.
July 13, 2010 Some U.S. bases in Iraq increased security after threats from Iranian-backed militants.
June 11, 2010 Military Mental Health Probe Widens After NPR-ProPublica Report
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