War in Iraq

Preparing to go in Rochester

Transporting Guard soldiers, equipment is no easy task

Minnesota National Guard soldiers charged with transporting thousands of soldiers and their equipment have already been working for more than half a year on logistics for the upcoming deployment by the First Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division to Kuwait.
(05/20/2011)

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Document ABC's Bob Woodruff: The Unexpected Life
The ABC News correspondent was almost killed in Iraq 10 years ago. His recovery and return to network journalism beat all the odds.
Document The Fragile Peace Of An Iraqi City Once Run By ISIS
ISIS has been driven out of Tikrit and most residents have returned. But armed Shiite groups are becoming entrenched in the Sunni city, an arrangement that's led to trouble elsewhere in Iraq.
Document Iraq Faces A Perfect Economic Storm
Iraq's government is waging a costly war with the Islamic State while dealing with falling oil prices, millions of displaced citizens and staggering rebuilding costs.
Document Iran Unfreezes Bank Assets With Iran Nuclear Deal In Place
Now that the nuclear agreement with Iran has been implemented, NPR's Rachel Martin asks former U.S. Treasury advisor Elizabeth Rosenberg about billions of dollars in newly freed assets.

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