Iraq War : Burning Question
I "could only be impressed by the resilience" of Colin Powell, writes Kofi Annan, "who had endured so much to argue for a war he clearly did not believe in."

Kofi Annan's memoir: Did Colin Powell doubt his own WMD claims?

The former U.N. secretary-general says the former secretary of State was always skeptical of the evidence he used to justify the war in Iraq

Iraq War : Instant Guide
A worker fills a truck with oil at the Gulf Keystone Operations in Iraqi Kurdistan: Iraq has the potential to rival Saudi Arabia as the No. 1 exporter of oil in the world.

Iraq's well-timed oil boom: A concise guide

Just as world markets brace for the loss of Iran's oil, Iraq is finally producing more crude than it did under Saddam Hussein

Iraq War : Essay
Peter Moore, pictured in 2009 at the British embassy in Baghdad, after being released by the Shiite terrorists who held him captive for more than two years.

A survivor's tale of torture in Iraq

Peter Moore endured 947 days of torture by Shiite terrorists, says Hampton Sides, and lived to tell about it

Iraq War : Fact Sheet
Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr calls the country's "emo" youth a "plague."

The brutal stoning of Iraqi 'emo' kids

A wave of killings has young people who embrace dark, Western fashions living in fear

Iraq War : Instant Guide
David Hickman was a paratrooper from North Carolina who, at the age of 23, was the last U.S. soldier killed in the Iraq war.

Remembering David Hickman: The last U.S. soldier to die in Iraq

Nearly nine years after the Iraq invasion, a North Carolina paratrooper became the last member of the U.S. military to sacrifice his life in the war

Iraq War : The List
American soldiers in Kuwait after leaving Iraq: The last U.S. troops exited Iraq over the weekend, effectively ending the war that George W. Bush started in 2003.

The Iraq War's 'bittersweet' end: 4 lingering questions

The last U.S. troops drove out of Iraq on Sunday, effectively ending the war. But the battle over the controversial conflict's legacy is only beginning

Iraq War : By the numbers
One of the last American combat units to leave Iraq arrives in Kuwait: More than 1 million U.S. troops have served in the war zone since 2003.

The Iraq War's 'quiet' end: By the numbers

An understated ceremony in Baghdad marks the end of a mission that lasted nearly nine years, claimed the lives over 4,000 U.S. soldiers, and divided our nation

Iraq War : Forecast
U.S. Army soldiers carry their bags to shipping containers as they prepare to leave their Iraqi base: All American troops will withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year.

How Iraq will fare without U.S. soldiers: 4 predictions

After nearly a decade, the war is almost over. What will happen to Iraq after the last American troops leave at the end of the year?

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
U.S. soldiers take pictures before their departure from Iraq in July: On Friday, President Obama announced that the rest of U.S. troops will be home by the end of 2011.

Is America getting 'kicked out' of Iraq?

President Obama announces that all U.S. troops will leave Iraq by year's end. Actually, says Michele Bachmann, Iraqis are giving us the boot. Is she right?

Iraq War : Burning Question
A Kurdish soldier with U.S. troops during a patrol in Kirkuk, Iraq: President Obama reportedly wants to reduce American troop levels in Iraq to just 3,000 by year's end.

Obama's Iraq drawdown: Too soon?

The president reportedly worries military leaders by planning deeper and faster troop reductions than commanders recommend

Iraq War : By the numbers
Outgoing Secretary of Defense Robert Gates addresses troops in Afghanistan: The final costs of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars could reach $4.4 trillion.

America's $3.7 trillion wars: By the numbers

The estimated price tag for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is enough to cover California's budget for the next four decades — plus other statistical insights

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Jon Stewart came out swinging during his extended 30-minute interview with former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

Jon Stewart vs. Donald Rumsfeld

The former defense secretary faced a grilling on Iraq from the liberal-leaning talkshow host. Who came out on top?

Iraq War : Fact Sheet
Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi says he is happy he lied about an Iraqi weapons program and saw no other way to bring Saddam Hussein down.

Exposed: The lie that led us into Iraq

The Iraqi defector who claimed Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction has finally confessed that he made the whole thing up. An instant guide

Iraq War : Essay
A soldier returns home safe and to a loving fiance, but he can't escape the tragedies of those who didn't share his lucky fate.

The last word: No longer a soldier

I'm home from Iraq in one piece, writes Matt Gallagher, but I'll never be the same

Iraq War : Opinion Brief
Tariq Aziz, pictured here in an Iraqi courtroom in 2004, was the lone Christian in Saddam Hussein's Sunni Muslim-dominated regime.

Is it right to execute Iraq's Tariq Aziz?

Russia and the Vatican lead calls for clemency for Saddam Hussein's former top aide

Iraq War : Best Video
A new show broadcast on the Al Baghdadia network tricks celebrities into thinking they are part of a terrorist attack.

Iraq's Punk'd-style reality TV show

TV pranksters in the war-torn country placed fake bombs in Iraqi celebrities' cars and filmed their reactions. Cruel or clever?

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