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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • 'Max Payne 3' first impressions: 'Baghdad with g-strings'

    'Max Payne 3' first impressions: 'Baghdad with g-strings'
    Max Payne is back. Trading his badge for what appears to be a cushy gig in Brazil guarding socialites, our titular character seems to spends much of the game working on a pretty steady cocktail of booze and pills. In between the drunken hazes and...
  • 1812: Our first war of choice

    In this bicentennial year of the start of the War of 1812, the StarSpangledBaltimore.com website tells us: "The War of 1812 represents what many see as the definitive end of the American Revolution. A new nation, widely regarded as an upstart,...
  • Bush's war, 10 years later

    Bush's war, 10 years later
    The 10th anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq seems an appropriate time to look back at how it all happened and what it has wrought, not so much for Iraq as for the United States, which poured its own troops, treasure and world reputation into...
  • Manning held improperly in brig, Marine official testifies

    Manning held improperly in brig, Marine official testifies
    An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept on suicide watch for at least seven days of his nine months' confinement at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., the Marines'...
  • Accused WikiLeaker Manning says he was punished before trial

    Accused WikiLeaker Manning says he was punished before trial
    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him. By...
  • Psychiatrists recommended easing of Manning custody, official testifies

    Psychiatrists recommended easing of Manning custody, official testifies
    The former commander of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va., told a military court on Tuesday that accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning was held in highly restrictive "prevention-of-injury" custody even though psychiatrists recommended the conditions...
  • Arabic teacher makes difficult journey from Iraq to Baltimore classroom

    Arabic teacher makes difficult journey from Iraq to Baltimore classroom
    December 31, 2011 Eleven-year-old Sy'Keirra English strides confidently to the front of the classroom and greets her teacher in his native language — Arabic. Atheed Azzet could not be more pleased. It has been three months, and the kids are...
  • Delight and disbelief at Iraq withdrawal announcement

    Delight and disbelief at Iraq withdrawal announcement
    Dorothy Lee says it will be good to get her grandson back home from Iraq. But the Havre de Grace woman will believe it when she sees him. In the months since Pfc. Christopher Hine left for Contingency Operating Base Adder in southern Iraq, Lee has...
  • Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11

    Remembering Harford's military men and women who died serving their country since 9/11
    Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the following wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, men and women across the country — and Harford County — have bravely sacrificed their lives to fight for the rights we as Americans have every day....
  • U.S. withdrawal from Iraq brings Marylanders home for holidays

    U.S. withdrawal from Iraq brings Marylanders home for holidays
    Maj. Mark Zinno Citarella was scheduled to spend Thanksgiving in Baghdad. The commander of a public affairs unit in the Maryland National Guard, he figures he would have joined fellow officers on a chow line, serving the holiday meal to enlisted troops....
  • Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier

    Defense suggests accused WikiLeaker was troubled soldier
    To his supporters, Army Pfc. Bradley E. Manning is a hero, the whistle-blower who revealed U.S. war crimes and diplomatic double-dealing in the Pentagon records and State Department cables he is alleged to have sent to the anti-secrecy organization...
  • U.S. brings Iraq war to an end

    U.S. brings Iraq war to an end
    Flying over Iraq this week, Maryland National Guard Col. David W. Carey surveyed miles and miles of emptiness. Where 500 U.S. bases once housed as many as 170,000 troops, the American military footprint had shrunk to two bases and 4,000 soldiers —...