The U.S. troops are gone from Iraq. But there are still a few thousand Iraqis, especially interpreters, who worked with the U.S. military and are […]
The “end of days,” as soldiers were calling it, started at Contingency Operating Base Adder in southern Iraq. The base was the main staging ground […]
Army Sgt. Maj. Todd Burnett spent about three years in Iraq hunting for improvised explosive devices, also knows as IEDs.
"I can remember going out and one week I got blown up three times," Burnett says. He says back then, it wasn't whether you were going to get blown up, it was just a matter of when you were going to get blown up.
As the final U.S. troops leave Iraq, they leave behind the largest U.S. Embassy in the world. There will be about 16,000 people working for […]
Nadia Karim Hassan says she stayed in her Baghdad neighborhood as long as she could, but by the height of the sectarian war in 2007, […]
Here’s the conventional wisdom about the U.S. troop surge in Iraq: By 2006, Iraq was in chaos. Many Americans called for the U.S. to get […]