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  • U.S. sends 300 more troops to Iraq, narrows options for second operations center

    June 30, 2014 | 3:37 pm

    The United States is again ramping up its military presence in Iraq, sending around 300 additional troops into the country as well as a detachment of helicopters and drone aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday.

    Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said about 200 forces...

  • Opportunity Missed

    By James D

    November 19, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    As U.N. weapons inspectors returned to Iraq this week and U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf stood down from high alert, the world breathed a sigh of relief after yet another race to the brink with Saddam Hussein.

    But many Jewish leaders were fuming about what they saw as one more...