Iraq http://kunc.org en 5 Things To Expect In Obama's State Of The Union Address http://kunc.org/post/5-things-expect-obamas-state-union-address As President Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union speech Tuesday evening, he does it against a backdrop of some of the <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/113980/Gallup-Daily-Obama-Job-Approval.aspx">lowest voter-approval ratings</a> of his presidency, with a divided Congress that has largely stalled his second-term agenda and with Washington's collective focus starting to shift toward the midterm elections and beyond.<p>Here are five things to expect from the president in his fifth State of the Union speech:<p><strong><strong>Income inequality --</strong></strong> Obama has made t Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:49:00 +0000 Frank James 53691 at http://kunc.org 5 Things To Expect In Obama's State Of The Union Address 'Thank You For Your Service' Follows America's Soldiers Home http://kunc.org/post/thank-you-your-service-follows-americas-soldiers-home In the pages of David Finkel's new book, you'll meet a veteran who has recurring nightmares in which a fellow soldier asks, "Why didn't you save me?" You'll also meet a veteran who sees images of dead Iraqis floating in his bathtub, and another who tries to kill himself by biting through his right wrist — the only wrist he can raise to his mouth since his left side is paralyzed.<p>These are the men of the 2-16 Infantry Battalion with whom Finkel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, embedded during the troop surge in Iraq. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:10:00 +0000 50286 at http://kunc.org 'Thank You For Your Service' Follows America's Soldiers Home Multiple Car Bombs Wreak Havoc In Baghdad, Killing Dozens http://kunc.org/post/multiple-car-bombs-wreak-havoc-baghdad-killing-dozens A spate of car bombs exploded during Baghdad's morning rush hour Monday, killing at least 47 people and wounding dozens more. Most of the bombs struck areas with large Shiite populations; various news agencies are reporting that from nine to 14 separate bombs were detonated.<p>Many of the car bombs resulted in far more injuries than deaths. But at least one explosion was especially deadly. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:12:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 50208 at http://kunc.org Multiple Car Bombs Wreak Havoc In Baghdad, Killing Dozens Bombings Kill Dozens Of Mourners At Baghdad Funeral http://kunc.org/post/bombings-kill-dozens-mourners-baghdad-funeral In Baghdad's Sadr City, a bombing attack that struck during a funeral has killed dozens of people, with the death toll continuing to rise Saturday. Sat, 21 Sep 2013 16:11:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 49884 at http://kunc.org Report: 'Iran Plots Revenge' If U.S. Strikes Syria http://kunc.org/post/report-iran-plots-revenge-if-us-strikes-syria "The U.S. has intercepted an order from Iran to militants in Iraq to attack the U.S. Embassy and other American interests in Baghdad in the event of a strike on Syria," <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323893004579057271019210230.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_LEFTTopStories" target="_blank"><em>The Wall Street Journal</em> reports</a>.<p>Citing "U.S. officials" as its sources, the <em>Journal</em> says the intelligence is among "an expanding array of reprisal threats across the region. It adds that "U.S. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 10:58:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49268 at http://kunc.org Report: 'Iran Plots Revenge' If U.S. Strikes Syria