US 'significant' in Iraq despite troop exit: Dempsey
The News International
Dempsey, who met with Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and army chief of staff Lieutenant General Babaker Zebari on a six-hour visit, is the highest-ranking American to visit Iraq since the December 2011 pullout. The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs ...
US general's visit to Iraq includes talks on Syria
Dempsey: Iraq 'on good path'
Defendant pleads guilty to trying to arm Iraq insurgents
An Iraqi national, Mohanad Shareef Hammadi, 24, who entered the United States as a political refugee in 2009, admitted conspiring with another Iraqi refugee in a failed attempt to ship weapons and cash to insurgents back in Iraq. What made the case of ...
Iraq man pleads guilty in Ky. terror case
Iraqi man pleads guilty to conspiring to send weapons, money, explosives to al ...
An Iraq Vet Commanding In Afghanistan?
A new general's name emerges in the Afghanistan context. Julian Barnes of the Wall Street Journal reports (sub. req.) that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has forwarded Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford's name to the White House to be the next U.S. ...
Battle-tested, female war vets run for Congress
The Seattle Times
After more than a decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, dozens of military veterans - Republicans and Democrats - are running for Congress this election year as voters have shown a fresh enthusiasm for candidates with no elected experience. This year ...
Iraq veteran being held at Salem VA Medical Center over Facebook posts
A Virginia man who once served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine is being detained at the Salem VA Medical Center, according to his lawyer John Whitehead, president of the Rutherford Institute, a civil liberties organization that provides free legal ...
Shiite Cleric's Slur on Kurds Stokes Anger Across Iraq
A Shiite cleric in Iraq has labeled Kurds “rogues” and stated that they will be the first targets when the Mahdi — the 12th Imam — returns. Bassem Francis reports that the Kurdistan Alliance has called on the government to fight racism as tensions ...
Iraq's clout as oil producer grows, but many citizens feel they're missing out ...
Iraq's south oil exports head for record in August
France's Total bags new oil in Iraq Kurdish region
Syrian troops battle rebels near Iraq border
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Syrian government forces fought rebels on Wednesday for control of a military base and an airfield near the eastern town of Albu Kamal on the Iraqi border, a local Iraqi official and a Syrian rebel commander said. "There is fierce ...
Syrian refugees 'flood Iraq'
Syrian forces abandon security compounds on Iraq border
Syrian refugees stream into Iraq
Iraq and Iran – Now BFFs
Wall Street Daily
Buried in the rationale for going to war with Iraq was the idea that the United States would win itself another oil-producing ally in the Middle East. Why, then, is Iraq helping Iran shirk U.S. sanctions? According to a recent report by The New York ...
Oil's toxic partner: Guns
As Boumedra Says Kobler Ordered False Reports in Iraq, UN Won't Deny It
Inner City Press
What to make of the statement by former UN Mission in Iraq human rights officer Tahar Boumedra that current Special Representative of the Secretary General Martin Kobler told him to only send out "positive photographs," and more troublingly to "falsify ...
USCCAR Condemns UN Cover-up in Iraq, Calls for Swift Investigation Following ...
Top UN official in Iraq 'misled' world on camp for Iranians
Afghan war fades from America's consciousness
The Durango Herald
“We're bored with it,” said Matthew Farwell, who served in the U.S. Army for five years including 16 months in eastern Afghanistan, where he sometimes received letters from grade school students addressed to the brave Marines in Iraq – the wrong war.