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Iraq War Veteran and Mom to Son with Special Needs Receive Dream Wedding: 'It Was the Best Day Ever'

People Magazine - ‎17 hours ago‎
When Matthew Brown bought a ring to propose to his girlfriend, Hannah Reese, he couldn't wait to pop the question. "He asked me to marry him in his mother's living room at a family get-together," Reese, 24, tells PEOPLE.
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Greying Tony Blair shtum on Chilcot report into Iraq war

Irish Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
His political reputation, already badly mangled by the Iraq war, faces another blow in early July with the publication of the long-awaited Chilcot report into the war.
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Tony Blair's contrition over Iraq war doesn't stop him calling for troops to be sent in again

The Independent - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair may have left office almost a decade ago, but he still casts quite a shadow over current events. As WorldViews has noted, Blair has played an outsize role in the politics of the Middle East in recent years, first as an ...

'Youngblood' brings Gallagher back to Iraq War

Santa Cruz Sentinel - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Matt Gallagher spent 15 months deployed in Iraq with the U.S. Army, and though that's not the easiest way to launch a writing career, Gallagher has pulled it off.
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'I named her Warpaws' Puppy saved from near death in Iraq - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Alex Cairnie, 39, found the little white dog on Saturday after hearing it crying and whimpering on the war-torn streets of Iraq - in searing heat. The poor canine, which was discovered under a container in Basra, was dehydrated, starving and unable to ...

Missing Iraq war veteran from Carson found uninjured

The Daily Breeze - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Benjamin “Ben” Vogt, who fought in Iraq, had last been seen about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

After Iraq War, Monsanto, Cargill & Dow Chemical Took Over Iraqi Agriculture

Mintpress News (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Wasfi said Iraqi farmers achieved this by following ancient traditions of saving, replanting and sharing seeds from previous harvests.

Leadership Lessons for IT Professionals from an Iraq War Hero

IT Business Edge (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
On October 18, 2006, Constantine, a U.S. Marine Corps officer deployed to Iraq, was on patrol when a shot rang out from an enemy sniper.
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New move to impeach Tony Blair over Iraq War gains cross-party support

The Independent - ‎May 16, 2016‎
A cross-party group of MPs, including former SNP leader Alex Salmond, may renew their attempts to impeach Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report later this year.

Iraq war vets brew up a local business

Mad River Union - ‎May 25, 2016‎
“Instead of letters home like in World War II, they emailed me every other day.” One day Dusty emailed his grandfather that his group was changing locations.

Iraq war hero receives medal

Times Herald-Record - ‎May 23, 2016‎
CITY OF NEWBURGH - U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney presented a Wappingers Falls veteran with an Army Commendation Medal in the City of Newburgh on Monday, recognizing a hero who waded into 7-foot-high waters to rescue his patrol leader and ...
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Iraqi troops retake key town from ISIS in Falluja offensive

CNN - ‎19 hours ago‎
On Wednesday, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric, urged the forces advancing on Falluja to show restraint and observe Islamic ethics of war. A statement from a Sistani representative said the cleric urged troops to ...

NSA Participated In Worst Abuses of the Iraq War, Spied on the UN, Assisted with Torture and Assassinations

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎May 20, 2016‎
In the first months of the Iraq War, SIDtoday [an internal NSA newsletter] articles bragged about the NSA's part in the run-up to the invasion and reflected the Bush administration's confidence that Saddam Hussein had hidden weapons of mass destruction.
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5 lessons America has failed to learn from the Iraq War

Salon - ‎May 17, 2016‎
I hope you'll forgive me if I suggest that the Iraq-Syria War against the Islamic State (ISIS) is being conveyed to us via Snapchat.

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Press TV - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Powell told Bush that Blair “will be with us” on the Iraq war, and assured the president that "the UK will follow our lead in the Middle East.

'Mirror Test' Reflects On The Consequences Of The Wars In Iraq And Afghanistan

NPR - ‎May 25, 2016‎
While serving as a State Department adviser in Iraq and Afghanistan, J. Kael Weston instigated a military mission that resulted the death of 31 service members.

Bush and Blair Prepared the Iraq War at Crawford Behind Closed Doors

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair should be impeached for a deliberate attack against Iraq which is part of a British plan to have war on Islam keeps ongoing, says Rodney Shakespeare, an academic and political analyst based in London. Shakespeare, a ...
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Congress Turns to Iraq War Boosters to Attack Iran Deal

National Iranian American Council - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The Tuesday hearing offered more of the same and largely became a debate between supporters of the Iran deal versus supporters of the Iraq war. The three witnesses who testified before the panel - John Hannah, Michael Doran and Michael Rubin - all ...
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Advocating a War in Iraq, and Offering an Apology for What Came After

New York Times - ‎May 13, 2016‎
BAGHDAD - To document the crimes of Saddam Hussein, Kanan Makiya studied thousands of documents smuggled out of Iraq, and years later his findings helped the United States make the case for war. He became famous as the foremost Arab intellectual ...

What Fran's Reading: "Consequence," an Iraq war interrogator's haunting memoir - ‎May 22, 2016‎
After revelations in 2006 of abuse perpetuated by U.S. interrogators on inmates at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, the U.S. military insisted it was a one-off, that the admitted torture inflicted on some prisoners was neither policy nor characteristic of the ...