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ISIL establishes billion-dollar enterprise

Until this week, Kurdish forces were outgunned by the Islamic State fighters, variously referred to as ISIS and ISIL, they're battling near Erbil.

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 11:26am EDT

Tags: ISIL, ISIS, jj green,

Western countries struggling to keep tabs on terrorists

Every day, terrorists trained in Syria and Iraq travel freely back to their homes in Europe and the U.S., and counterterrorism officials can't keep up with all of them.

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 04:44am EDT

Tags: ISIL, terrorism, jj green

Text of Obama's statement on air strikes in Iraq

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 10:40pm EDT

Tags: obama,

Expert: More troops signals lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq

The Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it's planning to deploy 200 more U.S. combat troops to Iraq, prompting one military expert to predict that this is likely the start of "an expanded American role" that could increase to "a few thousand" more Americans on the ground before it's over.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Tags: Brookings Institution, ISIL, Barack obama, war, Michael O

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7 years later, Blackwater guards go on trial

Monday - 06/09/2014, 08:32pm EDT

Tags: Blackwater, courts,

On Memorial Day weekend, the names of the fallen

For the first time ever, Vietnam War veterans will include the names of victims from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Sunday - 05/25/2014, 06:30am EDT

Tags: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Vietnam War, Afghanistan

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Advocates raise call for veterans suicide prevention policy

Suicide among veterans is a growing national problem, but many advocates say despite efforts to put bipartisan issues through Congress, little policy has been pushed forward to help vets at risk.

Friday - 03/14/2014, 07:24am EDT

Tags: veterans, MEgan Cloherty, Afghanistan, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Tom Tarantino

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Syrian conflict complicates U.S.-Iraq relations

The spillover of violence from Syria tops a list of growing concerns that a delegation of senior Iraqi officials are in Washington to discuss. The officials suggest that Iraq's security is threatened by the stalemate between the Syrian government and the rebels.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 08:29am EST

Tags: syria, Bashar Al-Assad, j.j. green

Fallen Md. National Guard members honored

The Maryland National Guard is honoring members who died during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Saturday - 09/08/2012, 08:52am EDT

Tags: military, National Guard, Afghanistan

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