Iraq War http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19150/all en On Location: Qaraqosh — Christians arm-up in Iraq http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5626389 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Christians find security in city of armed guards.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tracey Shelton </div> </div> </div> <p>A Christian community has built a haven against the sectarian violence sweeping Iraq.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="540" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/qaraqoshpic1_0.jpg?1298559939" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:02:24 06:28</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("921bcca434dde", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Iraq War On Location Conflict Zones Iraq World Religion Thu, 24 Feb 2011 11:28:00 +0000 Tracey Shelton 5626389 at http://www.globalpost.com US raises possibility that $6.6 billion of Iraqi reconstruction money was stolen (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/110614/billions-iraqi-funds-disappeared-investigation-video <p> The money, which came from Iraqi oil sales, seized Iraqi assets and surplus funds from the United Nations&#39; oil-for-food program, was flown into Iraq in planes, in the form of shrink-wrapped bricks of 100 dollar bills</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/110614/billions-iraqi-funds-disappeared-investigation-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War Oil Business Conflict Zones Emerging Markets War Aid Iraq Politics Middle East Tue, 14 Jun 2011 04:40:13 +0000 News Desk 5651061 at http://www.globalpost.com "Wish list" of potential terrorism targets shows up on Jihadi web forum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110616/al-qaeda-internet-hit-list-lists-targets-us-iraq <p> The &quot;wish list&quot; of potential targets includes Defense Department officials, officials at defense contractors, members of Congress and private individuals in the US and overseas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110616/al-qaeda-internet-hit-list-lists-targets-us-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Al Qaeda Internet Iraq War terrorism Business Conflict Zones War Iraq Middle East Technology Fri, 17 Jun 2011 02:23:00 +0000 News Desk 5651704 at http://www.globalpost.com Veterans heal traumatic stress with yoga http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/americas/united-states/healing-ptsd-through-yoga BOSTON — Yoga is bringing peace to combat veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/americas/united-states/healing-ptsd-through-yoga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War Iraq War United States Military War Iraq United States Dispatches: Af/Pak Wed, 31 Aug 2011 15:23:52 +0000 Hannah McGoldrick 5672467 at http://www.globalpost.com Deadly Iraq bomb blasts coincide with talks on US troop withdrawal (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/110815/iraq-attacks-baghdad-kut-kirkuk-military-troop-withdrawal-video <p> The Kut blasts were the first major act of violence since Iraq&#39;s political leaders announced they would begin withdrawal negotiations with the United States earlier this month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/110815/iraq-attacks-baghdad-kut-kirkuk-military-troop-withdrawal-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War War Iraq United States Mon, 15 Aug 2011 09:09:00 +0000 News Desk 5673134 at http://www.globalpost.com Drawing the curtain on the war in Iraq http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110830/drawing-the-curtain-the-war-iraq <p> WASHINGTON &mdash;&nbsp;The United States is scheduled to withdraw its final 46,000 troops from Iraq by the end of this year. We must not miss the opportunity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110830/drawing-the-curtain-the-war-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Columnists Iraq War Conflict Zones Tue, 30 Aug 2011 16:14:48 +0000 Philip S. Balboni 5674309 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama announces full troop withdrawal from Iraq http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111021/obama-announces-troop-withdrawal-iraq <p> President Barack Obama announced Friday that the U.S. will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by the end of the year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111021/obama-announces-troop-withdrawal-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq Iraq War World Leaders Military War Iraq Politics United States Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:23:00 +0000 Jordan Helton 5678815 at http://www.globalpost.com UK: Iraqi civilians win right to fresh inquiry into alleged torture by British soldiers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/111122/uk-iraqi-civilians-win-right-fresh-inquiry-alleged-torture-british-soldiers <p> Soldiers and interrogators working for the UK government are accused of carrying out torture and inhumane and degrading treatment against civilian detainees in Iraq between 2003 and 2008.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/111122/uk-iraqi-civilians-win-right-fresh-inquiry-alleged-torture-british-soldiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Great Britain Iraq War law Conflict Zones Military War Iraq United Kingdom Tue, 22 Nov 2011 10:39:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5682177 at http://www.globalpost.com US troops spend their last Thanksgiving in Iraq http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111124/us-troops-spend-their-last-thanksgiving-iraq <p> As US troops prepare to leave Iraq by year&#39;s end, military bases across Iraq are celebrating Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey dinner - and some rocket fire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/111124/us-troops-spend-their-last-thanksgiving-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War Thanksgiving Conflict Zones Military War Iraq United States Thu, 24 Nov 2011 22:17:00 +0000 Catherine Lyons 5682458 at http://www.globalpost.com Camp Victory: US hands over military headquarters to Iraq http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/111202/camp-victory-us-hands-over-military-headquarters-iraq <p> The handover marks the end of nearly nine years of American residency in the complex next to Baghdad airport, which was originally built as a luxury palace by Saddam Hussein.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/111202/camp-victory-us-hands-over-military-headquarters-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War Conflict Zones Military War Iraq United States Fri, 02 Dec 2011 14:07:00 +0000 News Desk 5683131 at http://www.globalpost.com Suicide car bomb strikes Iraq interior ministry in Baghdad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/111226/suicide-car-bomb-strikes-iraq-interior-ministry-baghdad <p> The bomber attempted to drive his car into the ministry building complex in central Baghdad at the beginning of rush hour, officials said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/111226/suicide-car-bomb-strikes-iraq-interior-ministry-baghdad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War terrorism World Leaders Iraq Politics United States Mon, 26 Dec 2011 12:59:00 +0000 News Desk 5685159 at http://www.globalpost.com A former British diplomat's call to arms http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/former-british-diplomats-call-arms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In a new book, Carne Ross, who resigned a promising career over the Iraq War, writes of a future where people look to themselves not governments for solutions </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Early last year, as the Arab Spring was tasting its first successes and before the &quot;indignados&quot; of Madrid ignited what has become the Occupy movement in America and Europe, a former high flying British diplomat was putting the finishing touches on his first book.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.carneross.com/about">Carne Ross</a>&#39;s &quot;The Leaderless Revolution&quot; is a manifesto for a movement that ignited as the book was in production. It has just been published in the U.S. and good timing is clearly one of the book&#39;s strong points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/former-british-diplomats-call-arms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> anarchism British Foreign Office Carne Ross Home indignados Iraq War Occupy movement OWS Regions Zuccotti Park Europe United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Fri, 06 Jan 2012 17:43:17 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5686253 at http://www.globalpost.com Fallujah birth defects a result of US weapons? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/120106/fallujah-birth-defects-result-us-weapons <p> The incidence of birth defects in Fallujah appears to be 14 times higher than it was in Hiroshima and Nagasaki after the use of the atom bomb.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/120106/fallujah-birth-defects-result-us-weapons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War Weapons Conflict Zones Military War Iraq Fri, 06 Jan 2012 19:54:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5686274 at http://www.globalpost.com Haditha: Frank Wuterich pleads guilty to dereliction of duty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120123/haditha-frank-wuterich-pleads-guilty-dereliction <p> The decision brings an end to the longest-running and most notorious case against US troops from the Iraq war.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120123/haditha-frank-wuterich-pleads-guilty-dereliction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War Military Iraq United States Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:21:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5688513 at http://www.globalpost.com Leveson Inquiry: Heckler David Lawley-Wakelin calls Tony Blair 'war criminal' (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120528/leveson-inquiry-heckler-david-lawley-wakelin-tony-blair "This man should be arrested for war crimes," claimed the man who burst into the London courtroom where Blair was testifying.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120528/leveson-inquiry-heckler-david-lawley-wakelin-tony-blair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq War Leveson Inquiry Tony Blair United Kingdom Mon, 28 May 2012 14:40:00 +0000 News Desk 5705847 at http://www.globalpost.com