Two years ago, President Barack Obama, days after a surprise visit to Kabul, stood boldly and declared that “the tide of war has turned…


Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee returned from Nigeria Monday. She joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOneNow” to share what she discovered about the Islamic extremist group Boko…


LAS VEGAS — On one of the many days Leo Dunson wanted to die, the Iraq veteran put a gun to his temple and pulled…

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney issued a harsh rebuke of President Obama’s decision to withdraw all troops from Iraq by the end of year. “President Obama’s astonishing failure to secure an orderly transition in Iraq has unnecessarily put at risk the victories that were won through the blood and sacrifice of thousands of American men and […]

The Obama administration will  reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq at the end of the year down to 3,000, according to Fox News’ sources. Military generals requested that the number of troops remaining in Iraq reach 27,000, but issues with “the cost and the political optics” reduced the projected number to much lower […]

A new report from WikiLeaks claims that U.S. soldiers killed Iraqi children execution style and then called for an air raid to cover up the evidence. The cable from WikiLeaks details a 2006 incident in southern Iraq in which 10 Iraqi civilians were killed, including four children and a 5-month-old baby. McClatchy reports: The unclassified […]

The New Yorker has unearthed a horrible secret related to the staffing of military bases in the Middle East. Companies that are contracted by the United States to provide support services to bases in locations like Afghanistan routinely lure women far from their homes to be employees, where they become trapped. After traveling from locations […]

Kabul, Afghanistan– Two “rogue” U.S. soldiers are charged for the deaths of Afghan civilians after pictures were released of the soldiers posing with dead bodies. German news outlet Der Spiegel identified the soldiers as Spc. Jeremy Morlock and Pfc. Andrew Holmes. Both soldiers are facing charges relating to the wrongful deaths of Afghan civilians. The […]

The United States officially ended combat in Iraq at the end of August and the just under 50,000 troops left are supporting Iraqi security forces in an advisory and assistance role. Many of the troops left in Iraq can’t wait to get home.

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President Obama speaks to the nation Tuesday from the Oval Office on the end of the U.S. combat role in Iraq. Here are three key questions the president could answer in his speech:

President Says Iraq Is Free to Chart its Own Course; Pledges Government Will Fulfill “Moral Obligation” to Wounded Vets.