U.S. Special Forces prepare to leave Iraq
After years of training by their US counterparts, Iraq's Special Operation Forces are taking the lead in missions targeting extremists in the most dangerous parts of Iraq. A "suspect" is arrested by special forces during training at Marez base in Mosul ...
Iraqi forces ready, US trainers say
Globe and Mail
Gastronomy in Iraq and what it's like to be a female business owner in Afghanistan
For the scores of journalists and aid workers who poured into Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion, the terrible food in Baghdad's hotels was a shock — greasy minced meat, mayonnaise-soaked vegetables and ...
Matters of taste
'Day of Honey': Memoir of comfort, food in Mideast
Quiz: Bush's Iraq or Obama's Libya?
Is Libya in 2011 just like Iraq in 2003? Well, no. There are some pretty important differences, including, among others, a popular uprising versus preemptive strike, issues of moral obligation versus national security, ...
What the no-fly zone in Iraq reveals about the challenges in Libya
Libya: Obama's Iraq
Libya And Iraq Turning Into "Black Holes" - Interview
Guilty in overkill slaying of Iraq vet | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-03-25
A Newark, Del. man was found guilty of first degree murder in the brutal slaying of a two-time Iraq veteran from Montgomery County. Sean Burton, 42, showed no emotion as the jury returned a verdict after deliberating three and a ...
Iraq's Maliki says Bahrain may ignite sectarian war
BAGHDAD, March 25 (Reuters) - Iraq's Shi'ite prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, said on Friday military intervention by Sunni Arab neighbours in Bahrain could spark a sectarian war in the region and must end. Bahrain has witnessed a month of protests from ...
Shia-led revolt awakens Bahrain Sunnis
Outlook: What the no-fly zone in Iraq reveals about the challenges in Libya
Daniel Byman, professor of security studies at Georgetown University, will be online Monday March 28 at 11 am ET to chat about his latest Outlook piece, "What the no-fly zone in Iraq reveals about the challenges in Libya." In it he writes, ...
Libyan rebel commander admits his fighters have al-Qaeda links
Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, the Libyan rebel leader, has said jihadists who fought against allied troops in Iraq are on the front lines of the battle against Muammar Gaddafi's regime. In an interview with the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore, Mr al-Hasidi ...
Yes, Al Qaeda Is Mobile
The Neocons Regroup on Libyan War
Libya -- It Can Work
Four Congressmen, incl Rep Blackburn, Visit Troops in Iraq
War On Terror News
36th ID, BASRAH, Iraq – Four members of the US House of Representatives visited Contingency Operating Base Basrah yesterday in the first congressional visit to the southern Iraqi province since 2008. Reps. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., Marsha Blackburn, ...
Blackburn upbeat about Iraqis taking responsibility for own future
Rep. Blackburn Visits Troops In Iraq
An Imperial Presidency or a Knock-Kneed Congress?
That Obama fell short of even the resolution authorizing the use of force obtained by George W. Bush prior to the Iraq war was such a jarring event that even normally timid congressmen felt obliged to bark a bit. It didn't help that the current vice ...
Joe Biden to Impeach Barack Obama Today?
Fox News Astoundingly Claims The Press Was Tough On Bush In Lead-Up To Iraq
Bozell, Hannity Tackle Media Double Standard Between Iraq and Libya
Iraq and Libya, Comparing Figs to Dates
The Moderate Voice
There are those who supported the Iraq war and support the coalition's present action in Libya. While I think they were wrong on Iraq, they are at least consistent. There are those who opposed the Iraq war and who oppose our involvement in Libya. ...
The Hard Part
The Innocence of the Liberal Hawk
Comment: Libya: The invigorating winds of change