Over the weekend, the last U.S. troops left Iraq. They rode in a convoy to Kuwait. But for most of the soldier who went before them, Iraq will be a part of their lives forever — some moreso than others, like Colby Buzzell, who's battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, a prominent Sunni, is accused by the Shiite-dominated national government of running death squads that have killed police officers and government leaders around the country. But some suspect this is a political ploy.
The last 500 U.S. soldiers boarded a convoy for Kuwait over the weekend, and left Iraq, ending a nearly nine-year long U.S.-led occupation of the country.
A New York Times investigation found that between 40 and 70 Libyan civilians were killed during the NATO-led bombing campaign that ultimately helped oust Muammar Gaddafi from power.
An American unmanned aerial vehicle was lost over Iran recently, and Iranian officials say it was a top secret RQ-170. They displayed what they said was the drone on state TV recently.
Partial remains of at least 274 soldiers processed at Dover Air Force Base were dumped in a Virginia landfill, rather than disposed of in a cemetery or in a way that most would consider honorable.
Almost 70 years ago, on Wednesday, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. It launched a war that Jeffrey Record says the Japanese never had any hope of winning.
In Koblenz, Germany, half the town had to be evacuated while bomb disposal experts worked to make safe a massive, World War II-era bomb that was discovered in the Rhine River. Nearly 50,000 people had to leave their homes during the ultimately successful effort.
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Myanmar, ethnic violence continues around the country. State Department officials say Clinton will meet with leaders of ethnic minorities.
Wall Street Journal columnist Brett Arends, a long-time advocate of defense spending cuts, has looked at numbers from the Congressional Budget Office and found that the proposed defense spending cuts don't actually add up to cuts, but rather a slightly decreased rate of increase.