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She Didn’t Act Like a Rape Victim

Mon, 07/22/2019 - 19:01
Rape victims must yell, cry and fight, says the Army that trained us for years to be silent, strong and obedient.
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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 02:46
The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran.
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Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:56
The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers.
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It’s Nancy Pelosi’s Parade

Sat, 07/06/2019 - 20:30
“If the left doesn’t think I’m left enough, so be it,” she told me.
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While I Was on Deployment, a Learning Disability Nearly Broke Me. But I Persevered.

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:00
Growing up around veterans inspired me to serve my country, but life on the ground in Iraq was more stigmatizing than I anticipated.
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Navy SEAL Chief Accused of War Crimes Is Found Not Guilty of Murder

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 00:37
The chief was convicted of a single charge for posing with the dead body of an ISIS captive.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Tries to Rein in Militias, and Their Grip on Economy

Tue, 07/02/2019 - 02:34
Adil Abdul Mahdi ordered restrictions on the activities of armed groups, some of them linked to Iran, but enforcement remains a question.
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We Want to Hear About Your Thanksgivings Spent in War Zones

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 17:26
Tell us about your experiences and memories of celebrating this most American holiday while deployed in a conflict zone.
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Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:00
Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?
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They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 07:01
The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq.
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Navy SEAL War Crimes Witness Says He Was the Killer

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 22:31
The surprise testimony may upend the trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL platoon leader accused of murder and other crimes after a deployment in Iraq.
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2 Rockets Strike Oil Fields in Southern Iraq

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 16:38
Three Iraqi workers were wounded in the attacks, which come as tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating in the region.
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In Iraq Museum, There Are Things ‘That Are Nowhere Else in the World’

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 09:45
The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis.
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Australian Who Tested Rockets on His Farm for ISIS Gets 9-Year Sentence

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 15:53
Prosecutors said Haisem Zahab sent his findings to the Islamic State through an encrypted messaging app.
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An Army Veteran Comes to Terms With Not Having PTSD

Fri, 05/31/2019 - 17:15
A reminder that popular tropes and easy assumptions about how trauma affects people often do not fit, and we all still have much to learn.
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I’m a Veteran Without PTSD. I Used to Think Something Was Wrong With Me.

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 12:00
I couldn’t understand why I was able to move on from my traumatic experiences until I joined a PTSD study.
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France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 19:42
For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?
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A Battle in Falluja, Revisited

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 23:19
Official documents can never tell us the whole story of war.
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What Message Is Trump Sending to Soldiers?

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 18:37
Having experienced combat, we know pardons for war crimes would be a disservice to our military and undermine our moral standing in the world.
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Trump Is Using His Pardon Power to Reward Violence and Cruelty

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 20:11
His vision of how to act “tough” extends from war crimes to police brutality and doesn’t stop there.
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