New York Times
Prime Minister Puts Power-Sharing at Risk in Iraq
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq threatened on Wednesday to abandon an American-backed power-sharing government created a year ago, throwing a fragile democracy into further turmoil just after the departure of American troops and ...
Iraq Leader Warns of Coalition's End
Iraq's al-Maliki rebuffs Biden, signals move to Shiite rule
With US gone, Iraq's Maliki is setting the board for a power grab
Iraq extends deadline for Iranian exiles to leave refugee camp
Instead, Iraq said it will shut Camp Ashraf sometime in January and insisted that all its residents must leave the country by April. It promised not to deport anyone to Iran. A spokeswoman for the exiles responded positively to elements of the plan and ...
Iraq extends deadline for Iran camp closure
Iraq sets deadline for Iranian exiles to leave Camp Ashraf
Iraq extends deadline for closing Iranian camp
Lessons from Iraq: In nation building we trust
Photo: US Troops leave Iraq/AP WASHINGTON, December 20, 2011 — Nine years after the first American troops entered Iraq, President Obama welcomed home some of the last combat troops to serve there. He went to Fort Bragg, North Carolina last Wednesday, ...
Iraq: Did the war succeed? Now that we're gone, will Iraq go up in smoke?
From vets to moms, Iraq war leaves mark on town
Washington Flails as Chaos Threatens Iraq: Will Iran Stoke or Douse the Fires?
By Tony Karon | @tonykaron | December 21, 2011 | + Vice President Joe Biden has been on the phone to Baghdad and Erbil this week, frantically trying to coax Iraq's main political players back from the brink of a new sectarian confrontation less than a ...
Analysis: Iraq crisis raises specter of sectarian strife
Analysis: Neighbors eye Iraq's sectarian rift with unease
Troops remember five key moments in Iraq
The last US forces left Iraq this month, ending a conflict that bitterly divided the American public over its necessity. The troops leave behind a changed Iraq, but the military itself was also transformed — more aware of its limits but also confident ...
Syrian chaos threatens Iraq
Picture: Peter Wilson Source: The Australian IRAQ'S teetering democracy could be torn apart by events in neighbouring Syria in the next few weeks, according to leading figures from both sides of Baghdad's sectarian divide. ...
Syrian Oppn backs foreign troops on ground, warns violence could engulf region
With Iraq War Officially Over, Peace Vigils Continue in the Heartland
Huffington Post (blog)
And, it doesn't look as though they are going away despite President Obama's declaration of the end of the war in Iraq. "Officially the war is over, the military has left, but our overall attempt to dominate the region is still there," said today's ...
Iraq War Casualties Remembered at Illinois Memorial
Voice of America
December 21, 2011 Iraq War Casualties Remembered at Illinois Memorial Kane Farabaugh | Marseilles, Illinois The legacy of the war in Iraq, one of the longest conflicts fought by the US military, has yet to be measured. The cost of that war is visible ...
Soldiers just back from Iraq get new orders: Afghanistan
By Chelsea J. Carter, CNN Atlanta (CNN) -- Soldiers who just returned from Iraq are among several thousand being ordered to Afghanistan in six months as part of a mission designed to beef up Afghan forces ahead of a planned 2014 US military withdrawal, ...
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New York Magazine (blog)
Romney Reverses Position on Iraq
New York Magazine (blog)
By Jonathan Chait You people don't care about Iraq any more, do you? Didn't think so. In an interview with MSNBC's Chuck Todd today, Mitt Romney asserts that “of course” invading Iraq was a bad idea now that we know Saddam Hussein had no weapons of ...
Mitt Romney On Iraq War: In Hindsight 'Obviously We Would Not Have Gone In'
Romney Gets Facts Wrong on Iraq
Romney: 'Obviously We Would Not Have Gone In' If We Knew Iraq Had No WMD