War in Iraq

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.

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Document Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone Again; Dozens Reportedly Injured
Iraq's interior ministry said "indirect fire" and tear gas were used against the scores of demonstrators in the heavily fortified area of the capital. The government declared a citywide curfew.
Document 4 Blasts In Baghdad Kill Scores Of People
Outdoor markets in two Shiite neighborhoods were struck by blasts on Tuesday. A suicide bomber hit a third neighborhood. Then an SUV exploded in Sadr City, another Shiite region of the capital.
Document They're The Invisible Ones: Refugees Who Aren't Officially Refugees
Nearly 28 million people were displaced within their own country last year by conflict and natural catastrophe. And they're especially hard to help.
Document Suicide Bombings In Baghdad Kill More Than 85 People
The Islamic State has claimed that it carried out three attacks in different parts of the Iraqi capital. Two of the bombings targeted checkpoints, while another hit a crowded outdoor market.
Document U.S. Army Captain Is Suing Obama Over Legality Of The War Against ISIS
Capt. Nathan Michael Smith, who is currently on active duty in Kuwait, says he is concerned that an "illegal" war "forces him to violate his oath to 'preserve, protect and defend' the Constitution."

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