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  1. The 42 Countries That Agree On Islamic State And Little Else

    Islamic State, the group of Sunni extremists also referred to as ISIS or ISIL, has operated primarily in the Middle East, but its influence has spread worldwide in a difficult accomplishment: It has united leaders of countries whose residents disagre...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  2. Will Iraq See Its First Peaceful Transition Of Power In 'Mod...

    Last week, a New York Times news roundup the chance for "the first peaceful transition of power in Iraq's modern history" after Nouri al-Maliki's that he would be stepping down as prime minister and transferr...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  3. Sammy Vasquez Jr. Q&A.: 'I can do it all in the ring'

    Brian Campbell

    After serving two tours of duty in Iraq with the U.S. Army, unbeaten welterweight prospect Sammy Vasquez Jr. is wasting little time climbing the ladder.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  4. Wrestler, Statesman, Hostage Negotiator, Legend: The Life of Anto...

    Mimi Hanaoka

    One of the best ways to appreciate the full glory of Antonio Inoki, the legendary Japanese professional wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer, and three-term member of his country's parliament, is to Google image-search the phrase アント...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  5. Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick takes American Century Championshi...

    Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick shot a second-round 69 to take the lead after 36 holes and former LPGA great Annika Sorenstam and Chad Pfeifer, who lost his left leg above the knee serving in Iraq, are among several players in contention.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  6. Iraq amputee Chad Pfeifer takes American Century Championship lea...

    Chad Pfeifer, who lost his left leg above the knee serving in Iraq, earned a Stableford total of 24 points to take the first-round lead over a group including former LPGA great Annika Sorenstam on Friday at the American Century Championship.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2014
  7. Ben Kotwica leans on military lessons

    John Keim

    The realities of the situation are different -- one is life or death; the other a game -- but the lessons transfer. So Ben Kotwica tapped into what he learned in Iraq when he became a football coach. Kotwica, the Redskins special teams coach, spen...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  8. Republicans Have Regained the Foreign Policy Edge

    The has brought the war-torn country back onto the front pages of Western newspapers. It's the latest in a series of crises and controversies abroad that focus attention on what has become a weak spot for President Obama:...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  9. Cheering LeBron in Jalula

    Hugh Martin

    He looked familiar. Besides his height, close to 6-foot-3, what I noticed about this 14-year-old boy were his splayed feet. When he walked on the basketball court, his feet flared out at wide angles. This made him appear anything but agile....

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  10. Americans Sour on Obama's Foreign Policy

    For much of the Obama administration, the American people viewed foreign policy as one of the president's strengths. Obama , foreign relations, and that killed Osama bin Laden. suggest Obama's foreign p...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  11. Ten Asian stars who could transfer to Europe

    John Duerden

    World Cup or no World Cup, football never stops. Plenty of players from Asia (some Brazil-bound) could find themselves in Europe by the time the new season kicks off in August. Here are just 10: Kim Shin-wook (Ulsan and South Korea) The giant S...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  12. World Cup History: 1986

    John Brewin and Martin Williamson

    History

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  13. A Look at Journalists Killed, by Country

    On Friday, in Afghanistan while sitting in a car, leaving one, Anja Niedringhaus, dead, and the other, Kathy Gannon, wounded. Niedringhaus will be added to a database created by the that includes detailed records on journ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  14. Internationals to be assessed

    PA Sport

    Swindon will check on the fitness of their two newest internationals ahead of the clash with MK Dons.Midfielder Yaser Kasim made his international debut for Iraq in their Asian Cup qualifier against China while Massimo Luongo made his Australia bow i...

    Preview | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  15. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Army Captain Chris Fogt helps Team USA win...

    Wayne Drehs

    Chris Fogt was part of the USA-2 sled that crashed and finished last in Vancouver. Since that disappointment, he had counted the days until Sochi. Even in the year he spent on duty in Iraq as an Army captain, his mind thought of his other mission: to win an Olympic medal.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2014
  16. Top 10 Asian players of 2013

    John Duerden

    Now that 2013 is drawing to a close, it is time to select Asia's top 10 performers of the year. 10. Reza Ghoochannejhad (Iran and Standard Liege, Belgium) The fleet-footed forward only made his national team debut at the tail end of last year b...

    Blog | December 28, 2013