My Turn: Dan Sullivan: An Alaska Marine

...for a year and a half, where he spent substantial time serving in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Horn of Africa and Central Asia. Having served in Iraq myself, I know the level of commitment it takes to leave your loved ones behind...
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

Given the chaos in Iraq and the obvious failure of the decade-long...are criticizing the decision to invade Iraq in the first place, saying it's the...basic objective was to gain control of Iraq's oil. That was certainly part of it...
A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq. Mosul's many churches were closed by...rebels belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which overran the city days...there are Armenian Orthodox Christians in Iraq as well as small Protestant communities...
Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

...WASHINGTON - Edging back into a military role in Iraq, President Barack Obama on Thursday said...would increase its intelligence efforts in Iraq and create joint operations centers in Baghdad and northern Iraq.When coupled with previously announced...
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Congress worries Iraq crisis could be repeated in Afghanistan

...WASHINGTON - The deteriorating situation in Iraq is giving Congress pause about President...administration officials insist Afghanistan is not Iraq, with a population far more receptive...devolve into chaos after Americans leave, as Iraq has."There's no guarantee," Defense...
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Afghanistan vet honored as troops head to Iraq

...up to 300 U.S. military advisers into Iraq, to the East Room, where he praised retired...Obama said.The dual events - Obama's Iraq announcement and the Medal of Honor ceremony...realizing the human cost of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, two wars the president...
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Begich weighs in on Hobby Lobby, Iraq

Alaska's democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is not one to hold back strong opinions, and he is adamant about his opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case.
From Sea2Sea

...state in between to honor fallen service members of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. His mission came to an end Thursday at the...fallen service members, and ultimately installing a permanent Iraq/Afghanistan memorial in each state capital and in the nation's...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...think things should be handled right now in Iraq?Begich: "The Iraqi government needs...for a lot of powers that be because now Iraq is unstable.And the new region, now have interest in that you have Iraq, Iran, Syria and Saudi Arabia and some...
My Turn: Veteran support for ballot measure 2 from 1989-1992, including a 10-month tour of duty in Iraq. When I returned to the United States, I suffered from the United States Army, with a 10-month tour of duty in Iraq during Operation Desert Storm. He currently lives in Girdwood...


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