Iraq http://kbia.org en More journalists killed in Iraq than any other war http://kbia.org/post/more-journalists-killed-iraq-any-other-war <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ten years ago this week, U.S. and British troops took control of Baghdad. A tank crew helped Iraqis pull down an enormous bronze statue of Saddam Hussein in the center of the capital. The toppling became a symbol of victory over the dictator’s regime.</span></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:26:42 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 31938 at http://kbia.org More journalists killed in Iraq than any other war Nixon visits National Guard members in Afghanistan http://kbia.org/post/nixon-visits-national-guard-members-afghanistan <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p><p><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is in Afghanistan visiting members of the Missouri National Guard who won’t be home for the holidays.&nbsp; </span></font></span></font></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:01:34 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25524 at http://kbia.org Nixon visits National Guard members in Afghanistan Shakir Hamoodi and the world of international sanctions http://kbia.org/post/shakir-hamoodi-and-world-international-sanctions <p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">&nbsp;Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 22:24:19 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 21301 at http://kbia.org Shakir Hamoodi and the world of international sanctions Community expresses support as Shakir Hamoodi begins prison sentence http://kbia.org/post/community-expresses-support-shakir-hamoodi-begins-prison-sentence <p>It’s been less than one week since Shakir Hamoodi&nbsp;– a Columbia businessman –&nbsp;had to leave his community and start his 3-year prison sentence.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 01 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 20412 at http://kbia.org Community expresses support as Shakir Hamoodi begins prison sentence First female Mo. soldier killed in Iraq honored http://kbia.org/post/first-female-mo-soldier-killed-iraq-honored <p>Fort Leonard Wood is honoring the first female soldier from Missouri who was killed in action in Iraq.</p><p>A building at the fort will be dedicated Thursday to Sgt. Amanda Pinson, who died in Iraq in 2006. A memorial plaque will also be unveiled.</p><p>The 21-year-old Pinson, of St. Louis, died when a mortar detonated near Tikrit, Iraq. She was a member of the 101st Military Intelligence Detachment of the 101st Airborne Division.</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:08:42 +0000 Associated Press 18225 at http://kbia.org First female Mo. soldier killed in Iraq honored MU engineering researchers fly to Iraq http://kbia.org/post/mu-engineering-researchers-fly-iraq <p>Researchers from the MU College of Engineering plan to fly to Iraq on June 17<sup>th</sup> as part of a new collaboration with the University of Technology in Baghdad.</p><p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:46:02 +0000 Abby Spudich 15361 at http://kbia.org Columbia business owner sentenced for Iraq donations http://kbia.org/post/columbia-business-owner-sentenced-iraq-donations <p>A Columbia business owner has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for sending money to Iraq for more than a decade. Thu, 17 May 2012 22:05:48 +0000 Associated Press 14346 at http://kbia.org