Not only does Iraq have to deal with the physical toll of a decade-plus of war, it's also been left with a huge, and ongoing, health crisis.
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The Worst Gadget: Iraq's Favorite Bomb Sniffing Detector Is Actually a Novelty Golf Ball Finder (Updated)
The "inventor" of the device had them redesigned to have a "weighty" handle and an "impressive hard container" designed to "add credibility," and added "ID cards" for calibrating the machine, which were little more than pieces of paper.
All this Iraq war brooding got you down? The Internet is here to help.
Why did a stencil of Grumpy Cat on a bomb almost rip the Internet apart yesterday?
Nothing to remind us of the end of civilization quite like a luminous, washed out, endlessly repeating loop of David Gray singing the title word of his hit song "Babylon."
According to a new report from the federal Institute of Medicine, some of the 2.9 million veterans of the most recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have started to display CMI symptoms.
Controversial new research suggests that the bombing of Iraqi chemical weapons depots caused soldiers to be exposed to nerve agents like sarin gas.
The second war in Iraq is going to have a large section in the history books dedicated to the -mercenaries- private contractors like Blackwater, who get paid gobs more than the average soldier to provide security services in hostile cities. One of th…
It’s one thing to have the U.S. "symbolically ending all major combat operations":http://motherboard.vice.com/2011/12/15/oh-yeah-the-iraq-war-is-technically-over-right in Iraq for the second time in eight years. It’s an entirely other thing to watch…
A decade on and no one knows for certain what the awful, persistent sickness was that followed home the veterans of our last major combat operation.
*_By Abe Riesman_* As the Iraq War winds down and already begins to fade and fizzle from popular memory, spare a little pity for the educators who will have to teach future generations about it. It’ll be hard enough to sort out its causes and its…
Since the early 1960s, the rocket propelled grenade launcher has served around the world as "either the sling of David against totalitarian Goliaths or the terrorist’s Saturday night special," "writes design critic Phil Patton":http://changeobserver…
The toppling of a statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad's Firdos Square in April 2003, shortly after the American invasion of Iraq began, had profound effects on the world's perception of the war, even if it had little to do with reality.