Iraq War News
What Trump has said about Afghanistan in the past
President Donald Trump 's announcement tonight on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan may be at odds with prior positions he has taken on a conflict that has become the longest war in U.S. history. Trump's exact plans have not been released ahead of his comments tonight , but some of his top advisers,
Review: 'The Room of Fire' is a dark and violent book
Book Review: T. Jefferson Parker deftly builds the tension from suspense to menace to an overwhelming sense of dread in "The Room of Fire."
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycott threat; center is 'grateful'
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors, one of the nation's highest-profile event honoring performing artists, after some awardees threatened to boycott a pre-ceremony reception at the White House. The White House announced Saturday that the Trumps
Homeless California war veteran gets place to call home
A California apartment complex that is made from recycled shipping containers and houses homeless veterans is believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S.
Report: Lack of command stymied response to airport shooting
A report shows that there was a command and communications breakdown among law enforcement during January's deadly shooting at a Florida airport
Ukraine rocket maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea
The head of Ukraine's top rocket-making company is rejecting claims that its technologies might have been shipped to North Korea
From war hero to white coat: A wounded veteran's journey to Harvard Medical School
Seven years before Greg Galeazzi put on a white coat at Harvard Medical School, he wore Army fatigues while serving a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. In May 2011 a roadside bomb tore off Captain Galeazzi’s legs and much of his right arm, just a month before he was expecting to return home. “It
ANALYSIS: Trump's crackdown on 'leaks' could hide important truths
Not that long ago I criticized the Obama administration for using " national security " as a rationale for cracking down on leaks by folks in the government. I wrote in a column seven years ago for the National Journal, "As I was sitting with my three grown sons over the post-Thanksgiving weekend
Carter Page questioned by FBI in probe of Russian election meddling
The FBI has conducted extensive interviews with one-time Trump campaign adviser Carter Page as part of the federal investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Page has confirmed to ABC News. Page confirmed he met with FBI agents in a series of meetings in March
LGBTQ pride marches marked by protests across the U.S.
The celebratory tone of gay pride marches from San Francisco to Istanbul on Sunday were undergirded by an atmosphere of political expression and protest. Chelsea Manning , the transgender U.S. army soldier who was imprisoned for leaking classified military information about the Iraq war before