Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...We feel that the troops here in Alaska are every bit as deserving of our resiliency message as those are in Afghanistan and Iraq and around the world that we visit."Powers and Swanson continued on to U.S. Air Force, Army and Coast Guard bases in Anchorage...
In hindsight, Jeb says he wouldn't invade Iraq

...he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush relented Thursday and...not engaged. I would not have gone into Iraq."It was an answer the former Florida...father and brother to the White House.The Iraq war is among the most defining aspects...
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Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

...stunning loss of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest Sunni province, the Shiite-led...routes from Anbar province toward southern Iraq to prevent any IS attempt to advance on...territory from IS across northern and western Iraq.But on Sunday, the security forces and...
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Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

...Meanwhile, Islamic State militants made further inroads in Iraq's Anbar province, seizing the Iraqi side of a key border crossing...Despite the Islamic State's stunning victories in Palmyra and Iraq, the extremists suffered a setback in Syria's northeastern...
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Obama: Climate change a security threat

...derisive retorts to Obama's address, questioning his focus on climate change when the Islamic State group is on the move in Iraq and Syria, refugees are multiplying and much in the world is amiss."What does the president of the United States say today...
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ISIS looks for collaborators after taking key Iraqi city

...overrunning much of northern and western Iraq last year.Some 500 civilians and, who praised Iran's support for Iraq in the face of the militants.The loss of Ramadi was a stunning defeat for Iraq's security forces and military, which...
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IS group releases audio message purportedly from leader

...last month as the Islamic State group advanced on the town in Iraq's western Anbar province."If some of your relatives are...captured by his group. The IS group controls much of northern Iraq and northern and eastern Syria, and has established a self-styled...
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Clinton urges State Dept. to speed release of emails

...had, "we've never forgotten where we came from."She also reiterated that she had made a "mistake" in voting for the Iraq War in 2003, wading briefly into a debate that has consumed the Republican presidential field in recent days.___Lerer reported...
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Car bombs kill 21 people in Iraq; EU warns of donor fatigue

...warned on Thursday that the situation in Iraq is deteriorating rapidly while the world...that the number of displaced people in Iraq has quadrupled in the last year and shows...than it was, the problem is funding."Iraq is convulsed in a battle between the government...
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Obama picks Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

...S. started to look beyond the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon had begun...Islamic State militants across Syria and Iraq, and the group's effort to expand to...led forces in the initial invasion into Iraq and more recently was in charge of the...
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