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  • City Lights: Teaching and learning from a Libyan friend

    I imagine she would still look the same. My flatmate was in her early 20s when I saw her last, and less than a decade has passed since then. When I see crowd photos of the uprising in Libya, I scan the faces to check for hers — smiling or yelling...
  • Dick Cheney misremembers the Iraq war

    Dick Cheney misremembers the Iraq war
    In his new memoir, Dick Cheney presents himself as someone who understood that the 9/11 attacks changed the world. Those attacks, he says, made it clear: "We had to do everything possible to be sure they (the terrorists) never got their hands on weapons...
  • U.S. Withdrawal From Iraq: Eight Years Worth Of Stuff

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At the peak of the United States's war in Iraq, the U.S. military had more than 170,000 troops, 500 bases replete with tents and toilets, kitchens and motor pools, and an airline that flew hundreds of times a day across the country....
  • Briefly In the News

    Irvine official to speak at Conservancy dinner The Laguna Canyon Conservancy will host Beth Krom, mayor pro tem of Irvine and chairwoman of the Orange County Great Park Corp., at its monthly dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Tivoli Terrace. Krom will...
  • Teaching The Meaning Of 9/11

    Teaching The Meaning Of 9/11
    Crafting lessons about the 9/11 attacks has evolved over the years from the days of dealing with shock and horror to understanding the day as a historic turning point. The class is solemn as the recording plays: Brian Sweeney, a passenger on United...
  • Bombs Over Baghdad

    Bombs Over Baghdad
    7-day’s is all it took. Operation Iraqi freedom has been over for just one-week, and already the country is back to its old ways. More than 60-people are dead, and another 200-were injured when 10-explostions ripped through Baghdad overnight....
  • Search For Stowaways In Ship Containers Turns Up Nothing

    Search For Stowaways In Ship Containers Turns Up Nothing
    A container on board a ship that cruised through the Middle East and Pakistan before heading to New York Harbor had everyone from Homeland Security to the Port Authority scrambling to make sure there aren't stowaways on board. A grueling day-long...
  • When thinking of Wasserman Schultz, Allen West says he "needs a bucket"

    Updated below with response from Wasserman Schultz' spokesman. Congressman Allen West is once again going after Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz with unusually strong language. During a radio talk show interview in Houston on Monday,...
  • No Decision Yet On Future Troop Presence In Iraq: U.S.

    No Decision Yet On Future Troop Presence In Iraq: U.S.
    (Reuters) - The Obama administration denied a news report on Saturday it had made a final decision to pull almost all U.S. troops out of Iraq by a year-end withdrawal deadline. The White House and Pentagon both denied an Associated Press report citing...
  • Gadhafi Caught Like "Rat" In A Drain

    Gadhafi Caught Like "Rat" In A Drain
    SIRTE, Libya -- Muammar Gaddafi made his final dash for freedom shortly before dawn prayers. Libya's leader, a few dozen loyal bodyguards and the head of his now non-existent army Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, broke out of the two-month siege of his hometown...
  • President says troops will pull out of Iraq by year's end

    President says troops will pull out of Iraq by year's end
    President Barack Obama said Friday the United States will fulfill its pledge to pull troops out of Iraq by the end of the year. "As promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year. After nearly nine years, America's war...
  • 'Who lost Iraq' is the wrong question

    'Who lost Iraq' is the wrong question
    In 1949, the communist takeover of China was the beginning of another campaign in the U.S.: Who lost China? It went on for years. The failure to conclude an agreement to maintain U.S. troops in Iraq is already becoming grist for critics to blame the...