January 27, 2012 Organizers say it's the first major parade for the men and women who fought in Iraq. They're hoping thousands turn out, just as people there did for the World Series champions last fall.
December 19, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, remembering the Iraq War, and the legacy of Vaclav Havel. In the second hour, what's next for North Korea, and author Chad Harbach talks about his debut novel, The Art of Fielding.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama with troops at Fort Bragg, N.C., today (Dec. 14, 2011) after his address.
December 14, 2011 As the U.S. ends its nearly nine-year military mission in Iraq, the president was at Fort Bragg to thank the nation's military personnel.
"Promise Kept," it says on the landing page of the Iraq War interactive timeline posted by the White House today.
December 13, 2011 The White House website today posted an "interactive timeline" that marks the end of "9 years of sacrifice." It begins with Obama's inauguration.
November 2, 2011 The intelligence indicating that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction "was as clear as any ... I've ever seen," the former secretary of state says. "The problem is, the intelligence wasn't right."
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August 31, 2011 The bipartisan Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan says most of the losses could have been avoided.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell during his appearance Sunday on CBS News' Face the Nation.
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August 29, 2011 The former secretary of state is no fan of what's in the former vice president's new memoir, which has critical things to say about others who served under President George W. Bush.
February 15, 2011 The Iraqi defector who provided information that the U.S. and its allies relied on tells The Guardian that his aim was to bring down Saddam Hussein. And he's comfortable with what he did.
Former defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld, during an interview with ABC News.
February 8, 2011 The former defense secretary says he offered to resign, and should have done so, after photos emerged of the abuses done to Iraqi prisoners by U.S. personnel at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad.
February 3, 2011 The former defense secretary tells his side of events. And he says that President George W. Bush ordered a review of plans for war with Iraq two weeks after the 9/11 attacks.
November 19, 2010 The Bush presidential library is considering whether to display the famous Mission Accomplished sign that was a backdrop to the former president's speech on the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier when he declared major combat over in Iraq.
April 7, 2008 American losses in Iraq now total more than 4,000, and the process of bringing them home so that their remains can be laid to rest involves a diverse cast of characters. There's the fellow soldier who carries the bodies off the battlefield on a st...
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October 18, 2007 On today's show, Iraq veterans talk about coming home, the Motley Fool, and The Del McCoury Band.
September 19, 2007 Earlier this week, the Iraqi government announced that it intends to expel Blackwater USA, a private security firm, based in eastern North Carolina, from Iraq. On Sunday,
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September 13, 2007 Most polls say the same thing: overwhelming disapproval with the war in Iraq. But there aren't that many bodies in the Town Square, and anti-war activism seems oddly diffuse. Y
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