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Weekly News Roundup: Changes Afoot in Iraq

written by Matt Elliott
on August 27, 2010

This week's news links, in list form:

A string of bomb attacks across Iraq are meant to intimidate Iraqi security forces

What changes for the United States in Iraq after August 31? Just about everything.

Iraqi forces prepare to take the lead on September 1

Photos from Fourth Stryker Brigade, Second Infantry Division leaving Iraq

As the United States withdraws, an Iraqi woman asks, Who cares about the average Iraqi?

An embedded journalist shares a small lesson learned

Another embed reflects on his work in Iraq

Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks of the bleak future many veterans face as they return home during a down economy

Photos: Moonscapes of Kandahar

Debating mission directives and rules of engagement in Afghanistan

President Obama to shift the focus to Afghanistan during next Tuesday's Oval Office address

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