Gen. Raymond Odierno outlines the challenges facing US forces as they continue to tamp down violence while working toward a June deadline to withdraw from Iraqi cities.
04/02/2009 01:00 am
Combat outposts – some 75 small bases credited with playing a crucial role in turning the tide of the war – are being shut down.
04/01/2009 01:00 am
The top commander of ground forces in Iraq says that US troops may stay longer than the June deadline in Baquba and Mosul.
03/27/2009 01:00 am
From crawling on the carpet with Ronald Reagan to sipping tea with the Che Guevara of Afghanistan, former staffers recount stories as the Monitor transitions to new formats.
03/26/2009 01:00 am
The two combat brigades that would have replaced them will go to Afghanistan instead.
03/09/2009 01:00 am
Thousands of men and women from poverty-stricken Uganda risk their lives for $600 a month in Iraq.
03/06/2009 12:00 am
Growth threatens undiscovered layers of an empire that stretched from the Nile Valley to the Caucusus.
03/04/2009 12:00 am
03/03/2009 12:00 am
Despite his pullout schedule, he must still help Iraqis reconcile on two key issues.
03/02/2009 12:00 am
The president listens to tactical commanders in extending it to 19 months.
02/26/2009 12:00 am