Iraq: Radio Personality Shot Dead
“The killing of Hadi al-Mahdi sadly highlights that journalism in Iraq remains a deadly profession,” said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director at Human Rights Watch. “After more than six years of democratic rule, Iraqis who publicly express their ...
Iraqi journalist who criticized government shot dead in Baghdad
Iraqi reporter who criticized government shot dead
Army Chief Warns of Keeping Too Many US Troops in Iraq
The new Army Chief of Staff, Gen Ray Odierno, said on his second day on the job that he doesn't know what number of troops should remain in Iraq after 2011, but he warns there are risks to leaving too large a force. ...
US Continues Troop Drawdown in Iraq Despite Dilemma
AP Exclusive: Kuwait may host US Iraq backup force
US army chief warns against large force in Iraq
We're (still) at war
We're embroiled in endless nation-building projects in Iraq and Afghanistan – neither of which makes America safer and stronger. We killed Osama bin Laden and foiled some other attacks, but our enemy was never one man or one Islamic terrorist group. ...
Of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Michigan
Community Pulse: Has sending troops to Iraq and Afghanistan made us safer?
US response to 9/11 contributed to causes of current debt crisis
Report Details British Abuses in Iraq
New York Times
LONDON — A major inquiry into the most notorious case of detainee abuse by British soldiers in Iraq described “a very great stain on the reputation of the army” in its report issued Thursday, detailing a series of gruesome abuses by ...
Baha Mousa: How a young father met his violent death at the hands of British ...
Probe condemns U.K. troops' Iraq conduct
Report condemns UK army brutality in Iraq that led to civilian's death
Before a First Start, a Football for a Friend in Iraq
New York Times
He had little time to waste; the ball, along with a jersey and some other items, was destined for Iraq, where one of Ballard's closest friends is stationed. Andy Banks, who played with Ballard at Springboro High School in Ohio, is a member of the ...
Kansas City Star
US Now Says It Is in “Negotiations” With Iraq Over Troops Post-2011
ABC News (blog)
A senior official says the US believes there is now enough consensus among Iraqi leaders that they may want some extended US troop presence after a Status of Forces Agreement, which authorizes US troops to operate in Iraq, expires at the end of the ...
Plan Would Keep Small Force in Iraq Past Deadline
US debates paring down mission in Iraq
US contemplates 3000 troops to remain in Iraq
Tony Blair calls for regime change in Iran and Syria
Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP Tony Blair calls for regime change in Iran and Syria as he blames Tehran for prolonging the conflict in Iraq after the 2003 invasion. In an interview to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the former prime ...
Blair Backs Regime Change In Iran And Syria
Terror battle long way from being won: Tony Blair
Region Watch: Mutual adversity, common interests
While Turkey and Iran have found themselves diverging over Syria and elsewhere, they have united against the Kurds in northern Iraq. The Turkey of Recep Tayyip Erdogan is currently bidding to emerge as the dominant power in the Middle ...
Kurds protest Iran, Turkey bombings
Iraq: The endgame begins
Iran kills Kurdish rebel deputy military chief
The connection between Iraq and 9/11
But what about Iraq? How and why did the Bush administration somehow link Saddam Hussein and Iraq to the events of 9/11? Ambassador Joe Wilson is one who has some reasons and is uniquely qualified to express them. He was the last US diplomat to meet ...
Fear still reigns in Iraq, even after Saddam
COMMENT: 9/11 and conspiracy theories — II —Nayyer Khan
9/11 and the US debt
The Atlantic Wire
Libya May Not Be Iraq, But There Sure Are Similarities
The Atlantic Wire
From the very beginning of NATO's military intervention in Libya, analysts have been comparing the mission to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. The comparisons swelled within hours of the rebels storming Tripoli and they've persisted. ...
Libya's deadly missing weapons could arm Iraq-style insurgency if they fall in ...
Lessons from Libya
Rieff: Why Is the Press Spending So Much Time Obsessing About Libya?