Archive: July 6, 2008 - July 12, 2008

Congress's Military Spouse

Politico has a great profile of Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) today that covers everything from her marriage to Navy officer and astronaut Mark Kelly to the last time she changed a tire in Arizona. I've met Rep. Giffords on a couple of occasions, including a military readiness roundtable in her...

By Phillip Carter | July 11, 2008; 12:39 PM ET | Comments (9)

Trained and Ready?

A top general is overly optimistic about the readiness of Iraqi Security Forces.

By Phillip Carter | July 10, 2008; 8:48 AM ET | Comments (8)

War Dames

Women rise to prominence in the defense world's counterinsurgency community.

By Phillip Carter | July 9, 2008; 10:13 AM ET | Comments (3)

Hearts and Minds and Force

A new paper examines the role of force in counterinsurgency.

By Phillip Carter | July 8, 2008; 12:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

A Good and Caring Person

One soldier's struggle with PTSD after Iraq ends in tragedy.

By Phillip Carter | July 8, 2008; 6:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

CSI, Iraq and Afghanistan

Sharing fingerprints and other forensic data may help the U.S. government in the war on terrorism.

By Phillip Carter | July 7, 2008; 7:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Battle for Mosul

Fierce fighting in Mosul erupts over the past few weeks.

By Phillip Carter | July 7, 2008; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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