Wave of attacks kills scores in Iraq
Ten bombings mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad province killed at least 41 people on Sunday, while 24 died in other attacks in Iraq, officials said. The wave of blasts, which hit Shia Muslim-majority areas in and around the Iraqi ...
As Iraq seeks US arms, bombs kill another 55
Car bombs kill scores in Baghdad, in sign of crisis in Iraq
US can still help Iraq find religious calm
Syrian Kurds capture border crossing with Iraq after intense fighting
Syrian Kurdish gunmen on Saturday seized a major border crossing with Iraq from al-Qaida-linked groups following intense infighting between rebel groups that raised concerns of a spillover, activists and an Iraqi official said. The latest violence ...
Is Iraq's Present Afghanistan's Future?
Back in 2011, President Obama tried briefly and not very hard to attain a Status of Forces Agreement that would have allowed U.S. forces to remain in Iraq past 2011. That effort failed, as we know, with disastrous consequences–the civil war that was ...
Bill O'Reilly Grills Dick Cheney on Iraq: 'What Did We Get Out of It?'
Cheney repeatedly claimed that the Bush administration had a clear plan for after their successors took over, but that the Obama administration ended up not following through and so in Iraq, for one, the “level of violence has escalated significantly ...
Iraq car bombs rattle Baghdad, Mosul; 44 dead
(CNN) -- At least 35 people died and more than 100 were wounded when a spate of car bombs rocked Baghdad on Sunday, police in the Iraqi capital said. In one incident, a car bomb killed five people and wounded 11 others when it exploded at a ...
Book Punctures Myth That Bush Never Doubted Iraq Policies
Bush became despondent — almost clinically depressed — at times during the Iraq war, even responding numbly when given the good news that a senior al-Qaeda figure had been killed, Baker writes. Baker depicts Bush as sometimes maddeningly passive, ...
The American Prospect
Mission Affordabled: Why Obama's Website Problems Aren't “His Iraq”
The American Prospect
To start with, the fact that people died in Iraq, as opposed to the inconvenience involved in a malfunctioning website, doesn't make it a bad analogy. The analogy has to do with presidential decisions; it's about process, not outcomes, and there's ...
Syrian Kurds capture border post with Iraq
Kurdish fighters in Syria have seized a major border crossing with Iraq from al-Qaeda-linked groups, which had held the crossing since March, according to activists and an Iraqi official. The Kurdish fighters captured the Yaarabiya post in northeast ...
'The Other Iraq' seen as success
Syria-Iraq crossing changes hands
Syria Kurds Take Iraq Border Post from Militant Forces
VA prosthetics chief is Iraq amputee
U-T San Diego
When Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with missing limbs come to the San Diego VA hospital in La Jolla, one of their own is sitting behind the desk. And when he walks the halls, his step has a similar broken cadence. Tristan Wyatt, now 31, lost most of ...
Turkey, Iraq eye closer cooperation on Syria as relations thaw
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Iraq, both concerned by the rise of al Qaeda in Syria, said on Friday their strained relations were improving and they would cooperate more closely to limit the spillover from Syria's civil war. The two countries' dealings ...