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Iraq War (2003-2011)

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Top Iraq War (2003-2011) Articles

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  • In a word: imbroglio

    Each week The Sun's John McIntyre presents a relatively obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar, another brick to add to the wall of your vocabulary. This week's word:  IMBROGLIO When you discover what a nice mess you have...
  • Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans

    Former troops storm Capitol Hill to fight suicides by veterans
    In Iraq, Lauren Augustine operated unmanned aircraft on surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Army's storied 1st Infantry Division. In Washington last week, Augustine and her fellow veterans stormed Capitol Hill for comrades they say are...
  • Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown

    Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown
    Democrat Douglas F. Gansler sharpened his public attacks against rival Anthony G. Brown, charging Wednesday that his chief political opponent "did absolutely nothing" during his tenure as lieutenant governor and failed at the two main tasks he was given....
  • Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment

    Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler disparaged Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, drawing outrage from a veterans group Monday as the two top Democrats contending for the governor's mansion clashed over Brown's work history. A political action...
  • Baltimore VA office worst in nation for processing disability claims

    The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is the slowest in the country in processing disability claims for servicemen and servicewomen — averaging about a year — and makes more mistakes than any other office. The...
  • Gansler: Brown's running mate better qualified to be governor

    Gansler: Brown's running mate better qualified to be governor
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's running mate, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, would make a better governor than Brown. "Oh, yeah, I think everybody knows that," Gansler said after a candidate's forum...
  • Columbia native Muth making steady climb up U.S. Army ranks [Bits & Pieces]

    When I think of ice skating in this area, I immediately go to Patricia Muth, who has taught the sport here and in Laurel for more than four decades. Co-founder of the Columbia Figure Skating Club, she was inducted into the Howard County Community Sports...
  • As 'Treme' ends, David Simon takes a hard-eyed look at what's ahead

    As 'Treme' ends, David Simon takes a hard-eyed look at what's ahead
    In two decades of covering David Simon’s television career, one thing I can say with absolute certainty is that he was never boring or predictable. And he came through again last week in an interview that I had imagined as a simple Q&A advancing...
  • Contractors at heart of government failures [Letter]

    Contractors at heart of government failures [Letter]
    The important word in today's article by Michael Dresser regarding the criticism of those involved in Maryland's health care insurance exchange is "contractors" ("O'Malley and Brown hammered on website," Dec. 9). In the zeal to privatize all things...
  • Lupe Fiasco trudges on ... but for how long?

    Lupe Fiasco trudges on ... but for how long?
    Last year, Lupe Fiasco found himself in the middle of a hot-button debate in hip-hop. His single at the time, "Bitch Bad," explicitly confronted the culture's knotty issues with misogyny, language and gender roles. The chorus begins with the song's title,...
  • The Rev. John T. Carter

    The Rev. John T. Carter
    The Rev. John T. Carter, a retired Roman Catholic Navy chaplain who later pastored several churches in Western Maryland, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of respiratory failure. He was 71. "Our Uncle Martin Hyland was...
  • The Iraq War: Was it worth it? [Commentary]

    In early 2003, I marched through downtown Washington, D.C., with my fellow University of Maryland students to protest the Bush Administration's push toward war with the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein. The American people were being told that invading...