Forget History (Or Not)
Lawrence Kaplan, the co-author with Bill Kristol, of a spectacularly ill-informed book, The War Over Iraq, insists we try not to analogize the imminent war on the Libyan regime with any past precedents of war against a Muslim country. Well, I'm not. ...
You Can't Go Home Again
Taking the "war" out of air war
Guest column: Roots of war in the past
Mary Dejevsky: The West still labours under the shadow of Iraq
Only the intended beneficiary of the proposed military action is different: the besieged anti-Gaddafi forces in Libya, rather than the Kurds or the Marsh Arabs of Iraq. And you might ask, with some incredulity, how could it be – how could it possibly ...
No Matter Who Leads It, Intervention in Libya Is Folly
In Lugar's warning echoes of Obama
David Cameron scores personal triumph on Libya as he learns from Tony Blair ...
Homemade bombs kill four in Iraq
A similar attack in the west of the capital killed one person and wounded another, security officials said. And a homemade bomb killed two farmers in the northern city of Tikrit. Violence across Iraq has fallen sharply since its peak in 2006-2007 but ...
Factbox: Security developments in Iraq, March 17
Deadly Bombing in Iraq's Kirkuk
Car bomb kills 2, wounds 35 in Iraq's Kirkuk
Iraqis protest against crackdown on Shiites in Bahrain
Iraq has seen its own share of clashes over anti-government demonstrations this year. Since February, at least 20 Iraqis have been killed and hundreds have been wounded in protests across the country, part of a series of demonstrations that have swept ...
Iraq Shi'ites rally against Saudi troops in Bahrain
The ancient loathing between Sunnis and Shi'ites is threatening to tear apart ...
Iraq's Sadr Calls for Mass Rally to Support Bahraini Shiites
Gulf Air Cancels Iran, Iraq Flights as Bahrain Unrest Escalates
Gulf Air, Bahrain's state-owned carrier, canceled all flights to and from Iran and Iraq and temporarily shut sales offices in the capital city of Manama, as the Gulf state declared a state of emergency. ...
Gulf Air cancels Iran, Iraq flights; others normal
Bahrain Financial Center Pays Price of Political Turmoil
Bahrain carrier cancels services
Scotland's 'Black Watch' a blistering chronicle of Iraq war
Cameron Barnes plays Macca, one of the soldiers in a Scottish regiment fighting in the war in Iraq in the drama “Black Watch.” It usually takes a good number of years after the close ...
Iraq's President supports Kurdish demonstrators demands
Channel 6 News Online
SULAIMANIYA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Iraq's President and the Chairman of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Jalal Talabani, announced on Thursday his support for the demands of demonstrators in the Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya, the Aswat al-Iraq news ...
Iraq's Talabani backs protester demands
A picture of Kurdish protest in Iraq
Iranian Refugees in Kurdistan
Nine days in Iraq with the 36
After I returned home from Iraq, I read a review of George Bush's memoir, Decision Points, in the New York Review of Books. The memoir has provided Democrats with a welcome opportunity to slap the former president around for a long ...
Ten Reasons the Iraq War Was No Cakewalk
The NS Interview: Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA officer
Route Irish – review
It's set in Iraq, and the big surprise is an impressive acting role for standup comedian John Bishop. By Peter Bradshaw Stand up to the enemy ... John Bishop. Photograph: Joss Barratt This film, written by Paul Laverty, will, on consideration, ...
Route Irish (Cert 15; 109mins)
Cinema: Review - Ken Loach's Route Irish
The Irish Times - Friday, March 18, 2011
Muhammad Ali to Iran: Free hostage hikers
The letter asks Khameini to release Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who were arrested while hiking in northern Iraq near the Iranian border. A third hiker, Sarah Shourd, was released on bail in September. “Please show the world the compassion I know you ...
Muhammad Ali Takes on Supreme Leader of Iran, Asks Him to Release UC Hikers