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Changing fortunes of nightly news shows

Feb 9, 2015
The Brian Williams controversy shines a spotlight on the problems of network news.
Posted In: Brian Williams, Nightly News, Iraq, broadcast news
United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and President Barack Obama cover their hearts during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner during Gates' Armed Forces Farewell Tribute at the Pentagon June 30, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.

Robert Gates: 'We have to be more engaged' in Iraq

Nov 7, 2014
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on why ground forces should stay small.
Posted In: Iraq, Robert Gates, isis
U.S. General David Petraeus (R), commander of U.S. Central Command, greets the former president of the Center for a New American Security, John Nagl, during a conference in Washington, DC.

John Nagl says the U.S. isn't finished in Iraq

Oct 15, 2014
Retired Lt. Cl. John Nagl reflects on his time in the "first two" Iraq wars.
Posted In: Iraq, Iraq war, ISIL

The numbers for October 15, 2014

Oct 15, 2014
How many ways can you catch Ebola on a plane? Let's do the numbers.
Posted In: Ebola, HBO, Iraq, gender gap
ISIS

Life under ISIS rule

Oct 3, 2014
Iraqi Saed Toma Sliwa tells us what life is like under ISIS rule.
Posted In: Iraq, isis, international

The numbers for September 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014
U.K. airstrikes, auto loans and a Facebook killer? Here's what we're reading Friday.
Posted In: Iraq, subprime, auto loan, Radiohead, social media
ISIS

What can ISIS do with oil wells it captures?

Aug 28, 2014
The extremist group ISIS finances itself in part by selling oil on the black market
Posted In: Iraq, black market, revenue, crude oil
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter

The murky world of military aid

Aug 12, 2014
The U.S. is helping get weapons to Kurdish forces. But who's paying for them?
Posted In: Iraq, afghanistan, military aid, cia

ISIS gains control of key infrastructure in Iraq

Aug 8, 2014
ISIS militants now have control of the country's largest dam.
Posted In: Iraq, middle east, New York Times

Weekly Wrap: An almost eerie calm

Jun 20, 2014
Weekly Wrap for Marketplace on June 20, 2014.
Posted In: stock markets, Oil, Iraq

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