Iraq: 16 Killed in Multiple Attacks
New York Times
At least 16 people were killed across Iraq on Monday in car bombings, assassinations, roadside bomb blasts and attacks on security forces. The rash of seemingly unconnected attacks stoked fears that disparate insurgent groups from around Iraq are ...
Iraq's PM Maliki: democrat or autocrat?
Iraq's plight may imperil U.S. goals
Why Iraq's plight imperils US goals
Marine accused of losing control of himself in war crime in Iraq
A Marine sergeant charged in the biggest criminal case against US troops in the Iraq war made a series of fatal assumptions and lost control of himself when he and his squad killed 24 Iraqis, including unarmed women and children, a military prosecutor ...
Marine's mistakes blamed for Iraqi civilians' deaths
Opening Statements Made In Iraq War Crime Trial
Opening statements set in Iraq war crime trial
Iran sentences American man to death
AP Iran charges that Amir Mirzaei Hekmati received special training and served at US military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan before heading to Iran for his alleged intelligence mission. AP Iran charges that Amir Mirzaei Hekmati received special training ...
US condemns Iranian death sentence for American
Iran sentences American man to death in CIA case
Iran sentences American accused of spying to death, reports say
Business Intelligence Middle East
Iraq reveals income from oil and gas
By Guy Chazan in London Iraq disclosed it earned $41bn from oil and gas exports in 2009, in a move designed to increase transparency in its energy sector. But critics said Monday's disclosures did not go far enough, and urged the Iraqi oil ministry to ...
Iraq Publishes Payments From its Oil Exports
Perry's back-to-Iraq proposal panned
By Jeremy Schwartz Since boldly proclaiming during Saturday night's Republican presidential debate that he would "send troops back into Iraq," Gov. Rick Perry's statement has largely been met with derision and consternation in online forums and blogs. ...
Perry says he will reinvade Iraq if elected
Iraq's political troubles drag down Heritage
Fears over the fragile political situation in Iraq weighed on Heritage Oil as City scribblers turned cautious on the oil explorer, which is seeking black gold in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, as well as in Africa. By Rachel Cooper, City Reporter Last ...
Iraq: Maliki, Barzani and the case of Hashimi
Ark. Woman Stabbed Granddaughter, Killed Self
By JEANNIE NUSS An Arkansas woman who adopted her granddaughter after her son's death in Iraq stabbed the 7-year-old girl in the chest and then set fire to their home in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said Monday. Janice Robbins, 63, left a ...
Mother Of Slain Soldier Kills Adopted Granddaughter, Herself
Obama 'Retrenches'—America Retreats
Wall Street Journal
By BRET STEPHENS For three years, the Obama administration has followed what it believes is a strategy of retrenchment—withdrawing from Iraq, setting a deadline for Afghanistan, calling off further expansion of NATO, signing arms-control treaties, ...
Five reasons not to attack Iran
Seven reasons not to bomb Iran
Fred Advises Rick Santorum on How to Save the Republic
Lessons learned in Iraq, Rwanda
Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr. can't seem to grasp the fact that an acknowledgment of Iraq's potential to harbor weapons of mass destruction doesn't necessarily indicate current agreement with the decision to invade, nor does it require someone to ...
Iraq: Not the fall of Saigon, but certainly the fall of democracy
Jerusalem Post (blog)
Despite popular resistance among my generation to the war effort in Iraq, I never doubted Corporal Dempsey's integrity nor for that matter, that of the country for which he fought. Recently, some 63 people were killed and 185 wounded in Baghdad, ...