Iraq

Reader input: Let factions fight it out

The U.S. is not so much pulling out of Iraq as getting kicked out by leader al-Maliki who refused to sign the Status of Forces Agreement in 2011. He can’t appear to be pro- ...

Another View: Making a list, taking pot shots where needed

A significant incident of collateral damage from the war on Iraq was the ruination of the reputation of the man that I always hoped would be our first African-American president, C ...

Reader Input: US should mind its business

Is the U.S. trying to provoke another war? Recently, B-52’s flew into a disputed area in the East China Sea. The dispute is over islands claimed by China and Japan. Even thou ...

Reader Input: US sacrificed mightily in World War II

I was 11 years old when Pearl Harbor was attacked – Dec. 7, 1941. My thoughts are imbedded in me on what our United States troops went through in the Pacific and then in Eu ...

Reader Input: Pressure officials to avoid Syria strike

You have got to be kidding. After over a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan we are now being asked to endorse a third military misadventure in Syria. The solid advice of the Ame ...

Community Portrait: She’s Elks Club’s lifeline who brings touch of home to troops

It was an easy decision for Auburn’s Elaine Jenanyan. Jenanyan has been a member of the Auburn Elks Lodge 1691 for four years, joining the service group after being invited ...

Call to readers

Do you believe the United States’ withdrawal from Iraq is the right move? Please share your thoughts via one of the Journal addresses. E-mail: ajournal@goldcountrymedia.com Ma ...

Let Iraq deal with problems

I am writing about the attacks in Baghdad and how they are just going to get worse with the final pull-out of American forces. My opinion on the matter is that we just need to get ...

Mom touched by kindness

I went to the Loomis Post Office to mail a package to Fort Bragg, N.C., so it will be there to greet my son, Bobby, when he comes home from Iraq. While I was getting ready to pay ...

Hire women veterans

This Veterans Day Parade honors women in the military. The local Soroptimist International of the American River club is proud to offer its support to this recognition of females i ...