Mark Pirhala

'The war can’t go on unless all the poop’s burned’ — A Marine looks back at the invasion of Iraq, 17 years later

17 years after the invasion of Iraq, a Marine looks back on his role in the whirlwind march to Baghdad.


One injury confirmed after rocket attack on the US embassy in Baghdad

CNN reporter Barbara Starr confirmed on Sunday that the embassy had been struck by three rockets. Iraq's former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari tweeted that one of the rockets hit the embassy's dining facility.


'No, No America’— Iraq protesters demand US military pullout

"We want them all out - America, Israel, and the corrupt politicians in government."


82nd Airborne paratroopers to replace Marines protecting US Embassy in Baghdad

The 82nd Airborne soldiers will take over security at the embassy in Baghdad from the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said


Trump: 'It doesn't really matter' whether Soleimani posed imminent threat to United States

"[I]t doesn’t really matter because of his horrible past!"