February 24, 2012 To date, U.S. military tribunals have been reserved for al-Qaida and Taliban suspects. But now the Obama administration is seeking to try a Lebanese man accused of orchestrating the killings of five American soldiers in Iraq.
February 23, 2012 A wave of attacks, seemingly coordinated, struck security forces in predominantly Shiite areas. The attackers fired weapons and exploded bombs.
February 20, 2012 Photojournalist Danfung Dennis embedded with the U.S. Marines in Afghanistan. His documentary, Hell and Back Again, has been nominated for an Academy Award. The film follows Sgt. Nathan Harris, who is wounded in battle and struggles to transition back into civilian life.
February 20, 2012 Traumatic brain injuries are often caused by a blast: A bomb explodes, and the concussive effect violently shakes the brain. The Army has had a mixed record treating soldiers for TBI. Now it's trying to spot the injury close to the battle and get soldiers out of the fight.
January 6, 2012 Had the case gone to trial, it could have settled questions over the battlefield responsibilities of private companies.
January 5, 2012 About 30 people were killed today and more than 60 wounded, according to authorities, by explosions near two sites where day laborers were gathering to look for construction work. Shiite neighborhoods were targeted.
January 3, 2012 An explosion set off a series of shootings by a U.S. Marine squad in Haditha in one of the war's more controversial incidents. The military trial starts this week for the squad's leader, the only Marine still facing charges in the killings. Others were acquitted or had the charges against them dropped.
December 27, 2011 During the Iraq War, the U.S. military employed tens of thousands of Iraqis, many of whom were branded traitors. Now, the U.S. troops are gone. But some of those Iraqis have been left behind — in danger and desperately awaiting American visas so they and their families can leave.