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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • More than work drew him to Iraq

    Nick Berg was a big-hearted risk-taker - intent on making the world a better place, willing to do the heavy lifting to make that happen and daring enough to go almost anywhere to do it. As his body arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware yesterday,...
  • Emerging leader among terrorists

    He is a high school dropout but a graduate of Afghan terrorist camps and Jordanian prisons. He shares the religious fanaticism and sweeping goals of Osama bin Laden but has built a separate terror organization. He lost a leg to U.S. bombs in 2002 but...
  • 2 more in Md. unit face court-martial

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Army announced yesterday that two more soldiers from a Maryland military police company are to be court-martialed at public trials related to the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. Sgts. Javal S. Davis, 26, who attended Morgan...
  • Abu Ghraib chief called good officer in tough job

    Amid the chaos of incoming mortar strikes, uncooperative detainees and ineffective policing that had come to define Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, U.S. officials abruptly installed a new commander in November - a veteran Army intelligence officer named Col....
  • Soldiers' defense not seen as winning strategy

    The low-ranking U.S. soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib have lined up almost uniformly behind a single defense strategy, one that military law experts say typically is no defense at all. As the first public court proceedings in the...
  • Soldier gets year in prison in Iraq abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The request made to Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits was simple, and the soldier had a simple response. Describe, his lawyer told him during his court-martial yesterday, what it was like to work at the Abu Ghraib prison. Sivits, dressed in desert-...
  • Rumsfeld admits telling military to hide detainee

    WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld acknowledged yesterday that, at the request of the CIA's director, he had authorized the U.S. military to hide an Iraqi detainee last fall from the International Red Cross and other organizations that...
  • Reservist in court in Iraq abuses

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. - More than two months after the first photographs of Iraqi prisoners enduring abuses under the watch of U.S. soldiers appeared, the young Army reservist who became a visible and polarizing figure in the ensuing scandal made her debut...
  • Md. reservists welcomed home

    FORT LEE, Va. - The field house on this Army base erupted in raucous cheers last night as the soldiers of the 372nd Military Police Company marched in, five abreast, to a brass band playing "God Bless America." The Maryland-based company was at the heart...
  • More Iraqis hidden from Red Cross, Army finds

    WASHINGTON - Army investigators told Congress yesterday that a far greater number of Iraqi detainees at Baghdad's infamous Abu Ghraib prison - ranging from two dozen to as many as 100 - were hidden from the International Red Cross at the behest of the...
  • Shiite pilgrims see promise of new Iraq on Islam's path

    NAJAF, Iraq - Barefoot on pavement heated like coals, the young man carrying a big red flag under a red-hot sun was limping from the blisters, but a rest, or even shoes, was not an option, never mind that his destination was still a 22-mile walk ahead...
  • U.S. reservists accused of prisoner abuse

    WASHINGTON -- Six Army reservists shown in graphic photos mistreating and humiliating Iraqi prisoners at a sprawling prison west of Baghdad are assigned to the 372nd Military Police Company based in Cumberland, family members and officials said last...