Christian Science Monitor
The chemical question: Dual Iraq legacies hang over a US dilemma on Syria
Washington Post (blog)
Both also echo of some of the darkest moments in neighboring Iraq, the legacy of which still weigh heavily on the United States and its approach to the region. The first, the one we're hearing about most, is that Assad uses his chemical weapons ...
A wary Iraq weighs its options as Syrian civil war deepens
Obama Blasts Syria's Chemical Weapons, Not Iran, Iraq
Will Syria be a new Iraq, and will Hillary Clinton be a new Colin Powell?
Detained man is not al-Qaeda in Iraq leader
Baghdad - Iraq's reported capture at the weekend of the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq has turned out to be a much lower-level operative, according to the country's acting interior minister. In an interview with Al Jazeera, Adnan al-Assadi said the suspect ...
A Solo Stroll Through Baghdad
Long War Journal
Islamic State of Iraq denies its emir captured
Long War Journal
The Islamic State of Iraq, al Qaeda's political front in Iraq, denied that its emir, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi al Husseini al Qurshi, or Abu Du'a, was captured by Iraqi security forces earlier this week. The Iraqi terror group's denial of al Baghdadi's ...
FAA lifts ban on US airlines flying into Iraq
For years, Iraqi Airways and Royal Jordanian were the only two companies to make regular passenger flights in and out of Iraq. Now the Federal Aviation Administration is allowing U.S. commercial flights fly into two northern Iraq airports, including ...
FAA ends ban on US flights to Iraq
FAA allows US airlines to operate in parts of Iraq
My visit to Iraq: An unforgettable experience
Libyan human rights activist held in Iraq
A campaign is being mounted to free Libyans human rights activist Ahmed Shami who has been working at the behest of the Libyan authorities to repatriate Libyans arrested in Iraq. He was arrested arrested by the Iraqi authorities in October and has now ...
Energy Journal: War Drums Sound in Northern Iraq
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The semiautonomous region of Kurdistan, which forms a barrier between Iraq and Turkey, has been courting international oil companies with cosier terms than those on offer from the central government. Disputes over oil rights have escalated into ...
Iraq's oil boom: How juniors beat the majors
Ban urges Iraq, Kuwait to seize 'historic' chance
UN Chief Visits Iraq For Talks
The Voice of Russia
Syria: Iraq 2.0, another false-flag invasion, rated XXX
The Voice of Russia
The US and NATO are set to invade Syria, something many of us have been warning about for a while now. It has been obvious that they have been looking for a pretext and that pretext has already been injected into the public debate. That pretext ...
Iraq prepares Austin to lead CENTCOM
A look at Austin's previous commands shows that he's essentially been groomed to take over CENTCOM since he helped facilitate the invasion of Iraq as the 3rd Infantry Division's assistant division commander for maneuver. He followed that tour by taking ...
General who led Iraq drawdown tapped to head US Central Command
The E-Ring: Austin, Iraq war commander, tapped for CENTCOM
US general who led Iraq exit tapped for CENTCOM
'Forgotten in Iraq'
New York Times
As an American, as a journalist and simply as a person who tries to maintain some moral clarity in my life, I felt compelled in this Op-Doc video to tell the story of the workers in Iraq whose lives have been endangered or destroyed because of their ...
Marine pleads guilty in Iraq bribe scheme
U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Gilbert Mendez pleaded guilty to charges of accepting $150,000 in bribes while a contracting officer at Camp Fallujah, Iraq. Mendez, 36, currently serving at Camp Lejeune, N.C., admitted in federal court in San Diego he took the ...
US Marine pleads to taking $150K in bribes in Iraq