Articles by Robert H. Reid



Iraqi Market Attack Kills Dozens

  • 18 July 06
  • The Associated Press
Further sectarian killing claims at least 41 lives as Iraqi police are unable to control the violence.

New Abu Ghraib Photos Could Incense Iraqis

Gruesome images broadcast in Australia are picked up by Arab television stations and web sites around the world.

U.S. Reports Bloodiest Month in Iraq

  • 02 November 05
  • The Associated Press
Capping the bloodiest month for American troops since January, the U.S. military reported that seven more U.S. service members were killed -- all victims of increasingly sophisticated bombs that have been become the deadliest weapon in the insurgents' arsenal.

Uncertain U.S. Sees 2,000th Soldier Die in Iraq

  • 27 October 05
  • The Associated Press
The U.S. military death toll in the Iraq war reached 2,000 with the announcements of three more deaths, including an Army sergeant who died of wounds at a military hospital in Texas and two Marines killed last week in fighting west of Baghdad.

Al-Zarqawi Targets Iraqi Leader

  • 24 June 04
  • The Associated Press
U.S. forces launched an airstrike targeting militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi after his group beheaded a South Korean who had pleaded ""I don't want to die"" in a heart-wrenching videotape.

Iraq Wants Custody of Hussein

  • 16 June 04
  • The Associated Press
The new Iraqi government wants custody of Saddam Hussein and all other prisoners by the time sovereignty is handed over at the end of this month, the interim prime minister said.

Car Bombings Strike Mosul, Baqubah

  • 09 June 04
  • The Associated Press
Two car bombs exploded in separate cities in Iraq Tuesday, killing at least 14 Iraqis and one U.S. soldier. Dozens were wounded, including 10 American soldiers. A U.S. Marine was killed in action west of Baghdad.

6 Dead in Iraqi Car Bombing

  • 07 June 04
  • The Associated Press
A car bomb exploded Sunday near the gate to a U.S.-run base north of Baghdad, killing six people and injuring 20 others -- including two U.S. soldiers, the U.S. military said.

Militants Behead American on Tape

  • 13 May 04
  • The Associated Press
A video posted on an al-Qaida-linked web site showed the beheading of an American civilian in Iraq and said the execution was carried out to avenge abuses of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.

Saudi Arabia Severs Ties With Taliban

  • 26 September 01
  • The Associated Press
Osama bin Laden's organization made a fresh call to arms Tuesday as Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic links with the Taliban, leaving Pakistan the sole country with formal ties to Afghanistan's hard-line leaders.

Fall of the Soviet Union Symbolized Death of an Idea

  • 21 August 01
  • The Associated Press
A system that once ruled nearly half of humanity suffered a mortal blow with the end of the USSR.

G-7 Vows A Harder Fight on Poverty

  • 23 July 01
  • The Associated Press
World leaders gathered in Genoa Italy have reached accord on strategies to alleviate global poverty.

Reluctant Romania Turns West

Leaders Hail Balkan Pact For Growth, Stability

Leaders Meet to Discuss Balkans' Future

'Optimistic' UN Chief Starts Talks In Baghdad

U.S. Considers Iraq Concessions

Internal Divisions Cripple UN Action Against Iraq

UN Orders All Inspectors Out of Iraq

U.S. Asks UN Body To Scold Baghdad

Iraq Backs Down to Take Step Forward

Surveillance Flights to Proceed in Iraq

Iraq Agrees to UN Team's Visit

Iraqi Stance on Arms Divides UN Powers

Iraq Bars Entry of U.S. Weapons Inspectors

Iraq Plans To Ask UN To Lift Sanctions

U.S. Shares Blame for Congo Clash

Iraq Policy Showdown Brews at UN

Iraq Faces UN Penalty For Barring Inspectors

North Korea Demands U.S. Military Pullout