Readers write about US withdrawal from Iraq, nationality in hockey, and balancing sports with academics.
Prime Minister Rudd criticized the US justification for the 2003 invasion of Iraq as 550 Australian troops packed up to leave.
At a United Nations conference in Sweden Thursday, Iraq appealed for debt forgiveness to boost development.
Recent events suggest both Tehran and Washington may be willing to engage in dialogue.
Douglas Feith's Pentagon memos trace the origin of the current US predicament.
Details from a secret meeting between top Iranian and Iraqi officials signal Iran's aim to 'stop arming' militias.