Anglers' license to lie isn't a popular concept anymore

...while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom when his Humvee was struck by rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Baghdad.Applications are online http://www.dnr.sc.gov/news/yr2014/aug28/thomascaughmanapp.pdf and interested...

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...FOR 623 YEARS the Ottoman Empire based in Turkey engaged in an unprecedented mercenary takeover of vast lands from Croatia to Baghdad to Algeria. After World War I Kemel Attaturk banned polygamy. Monogamy ended the need for unmarried men to invade other lands...

Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

...resistance by governments in Ankara and Baghdad. So desperate was Turkey's opposition...success against the Iraqi military and Baghdad's growing reliance on Kurdish peshmerga...forces guarding the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and a band of advisors now assisting the...

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...benefits to join the YMCA." When did it start costing so much to join the YMCA? THE U.S. SENDS additional 300 troops into Baghdad. Just like we got into Vietnam ? send a "few" advisers, then add more, soon war. GENERAL MOTORS IS recalling more cars...

Unforgivable silence

...Two Saints Church. Twenty-three people died; about 100 were injured.The year before, Our Lady of Salvation Church in Baghdad, Iraq, was attacked during Mass. Fifty-eight Chaldean Catholics died; hundreds more were wounded.Members of the ISIS...

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...until I die. I have 14 years before I hit 100, and I intend to spend all of them down on the Greeneway. OUR US EMBASSY IN Baghdad Iraq is right in the middle of terrorist country. We should not have an embassy there. We should have one phone booth with...

Iraq invites Blix, ElBaradei to Baghdad to speed up cooperation

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq invited chief U.N. weapons...inspectors Hans Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei to Baghdad to discuss outstanding disarmament issues...in charge of the regime's heartland, Baghdad and the president's hometown Tikrit...

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U.S. troops prove they can move into Baghdad;

U.S. troops dashed inside Baghdad on Saturday, blasting targets nestled...militia suddenly surfaced in downtown Baghdad and Iraqi troops deployed at strategic...was being beaten back. // South of Baghdad on the Tigris River, Marines destroyed...

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Baghdad says will 'do our best' to give Blix what he wants

BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Just days before a crucial round...senior Iraqi official said Sunday that Baghdad is "keen to resolve any pending issues...for support for military action against Baghdad. In his news conference, Amin, the chief...

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Biggest bombs yet strike Baghdad

The biggest bombs dropped on Baghdad so far - two 4,700-pound "bunker...of roads that lead from Kuwait to Baghdad, has been the scene of some of the...and a showdown in central Iraq over Baghdad was clearly drawing closer. With...

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