New York Times
The Iraq Red Team - by Michael R. Gordon
Foreign Policy (blog)
Seventeen months before George W. Bush announced that he was sending five additional brigades to Iraq for the 2007 "surge," a team of officers and civilian analysts gathered in Baghdad to conduct a classified review of America's military strategy in Iraq.
In US Exit From Iraq, Failed Efforts and Challenges
Officials: Suicide car bomb kills 4 schoolchildren in Iraq's western province
Iraq Death Penalty Reconsiderations Dismissed
New York Times
Syrian War's Spillover Threatens a Fragile Iraq
New York Times
BAGHDAD — The civil war in Syria is testing Iraq's fragile society and fledgling democracy, worsening sectarian tensions, pushing Iraq closer to Iran and highlighting security shortcomings just nine months after American forces ended their long and ...
Iraq to Pay Kurdistan Oil Producers Next Week, Hawrami Says
Iraq's government will start making payments to international oil companies working in the northern Kurdish region next week, said Ashti Hawrami, natural resources minister in the Kurdistan Regional Government. The federal government will initially pay ...
Arbil aspires to be a regional hub
Oil firms risk the wrath of Baghdad as more explorations in Kurdistan planned
Iraq War veteran moves through UC Berkeley and toward future
San Jose Mercury News
Dusk is settling over UC Berkeley. The campus, which teems with activity during business hours, is quiet. In room 100 of the Genetics and Plant Biology Building, Emily Yates' day is still going strong. Yates, a full-time student, activist and musician ...
The scalding "Black Watch" returns, bringing the War in Iraq to harrowing life
After Fair Isle sweaters, single malt whisky and Ewan McGregor, “Black Watch” may be Scotland's most important export. The captivating play about a storied Scottish regiment's deployment to Iraq is back on the road in this country again: it is on its ...
Iraq's speed breaks Thailand at AFC U-16 Championship
Tehran (Sept. 24, 2012) - Thailand coach Leones Pereira Dos Santos admitted that lack of speed and clinical Iraqi finished cost them the match as Thailand are on the brink of elimination from the AFC U-16 Championship after a 2-0 defeat at the hands of ...
Iraq, Afghanistan … Iran? We've Been Here Before.
New York Times (blog)
“Intelligence gathered by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapons ever devised,” he told Americans on the eve of the invasion. The day before, Vice President Dick ...
The Associated Press
Iraq blocks Syria-bound North Korean plane, suspects weapons cargo
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq said on Friday it has denied permission to a North Korean plane bound for Syria to pass through Iraqi airspace on suspicion it could be carrying weapons, and the United States stressed the need to prevent any such arms transfers.
Iraq bans Syria-bound NKorea plane with suspected arms load, potentially ...
All our Lives: US Teenagers, Iraq and Afghanistan
My name is Ann, I am 14 years old, and for as long as I can remember my country has been at war. I was born in October of 1997; we entered Afghanistan in October of 2001. I was a few weeks away from turning four, and my memories of that time are few ...
Yemen, Iraq and Afghan Jihadists join war against Assad in Syria
Some are fresh-faced idealists driven by hatred for Assad, while some are jihadi veterans from Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan. According to the Guardian, to reach the country, foreign fighters have crossed borders with forged passports and dodge secret ...