French Journalist Freed From Detention...
France's foreign ministry says a French journalist detained in Iraq last month has been freed. Activists for media freedom and France's government had decried the detention. Nadir Dendoune was detained in Baghdad on Jan. 23 for allegedly taking photos ...
Detained French Reporter Freed In Iraq
Iraq Frees French Reporter Held for Taking Unauthorized Photos
The Associated Press
Obama plan to cut US troops in Afghanistan invites comparisons to Iraq
WASHINGTON – As the U.S. looks to reduce American and Afghan forces in Afghanistan after 2014, Congress members are making comparisons to Iraq and predicting a sharp decline in troops will quickly lead to increased violence and instability.
Afghan troop cuts invite comparison to Iraq
Interpreters' Accomplishments Fail to Translate Into Visas
Key US general backs keeping Afghan forces at peak strength
On Iraq, The Hawks Were Wrong About Everything
Huffington Post UK (blog)
There was "no doubt" that the invaders would "find the clearest possible evidence of Saddam's weapons of mass destruction" (Blair) as well as evidence of how Iraq had "provided training in these weapons [of mass destruction] to al-Qaeda" (Colin Powell ...
We didn't stop the Iraq war. But we transformed British politics
In this week's New Statesman: Iraq – Ten years on
Lest we forget: anti-Iraq war protesters were in the right
The Daily Star
Iraq's Top Judge Removed Over Ties to Saddam Party
The Iraqi panel tasked with purging government ranks of former members of Saddam Hussein's party said on Thursday that it has removed the country's top judge from his post because of alleged ties to the now-dissolved Baath party. The removal of Chief ...
Official: Iraq's top judge removed from post for alleged ties to Saddam ...
Iraq war plan based on 'primitive' grasp of Islam, admits Labour frontbencher
Labour has conceded for the first time that a "primitive understanding" of the Islamic world caused some of the problems faced by the west in Iraq and Afghanistan, and warned David Cameron his response to the terrorist crisis in north Africa shows he ...
Labour admits 'painful' errors on Iraq and al-Qaeda
Nobody Mention the (Iraq) War!
Slate Magazine (blog)
Only natural for Peretz to imply that his enemies are anti-Semites, but a better explanation for the magazine's decline, in his era, was its bending-backwards advocacy for the Iraq War. Its circulation didn't drop markedly in the 1990s, when the ...
US general troubled by 'fragile' state of Iraq
Sectarian tensions and political discord in Iraq signal a “troubling” trend in the country since US troops withdrew a year ago, a top American general warned on Thursday. Iraq has remained stable but “fragile,” said General Lloyd Austin, who was the ...
Militias Persevere in Modern Iraq
Militias have always been in Iraq, and they comprise an integral part of modern Iraqi history. They have been prevalent among both state authorities and their opponents. The very definition of Iraqi political parties, particularly after the republic ...
Capital Eye Opener, Feb. 14: Iraq to Hire Lobbying Firm and a K Street ...
Center for Responsive Politics
Podesta Group snagged the deal by underbidding competitors Patton Boggs and Livingston Group, but Politico's sources say Iraq also chose Podesta Group for its founders' ties to top Democrats -- mainly Vice President Joe Biden and the Clintons. Podesta ...
Center for American Progress Chairman Now Working as Lobbyist for Iraq/Iran
The Guardian (blog)
Iraq war did more harm than good, says Douglas Alexander
The Guardian (blog)
Alexander said the Iraq war did more harm than good. "If you look at the ledger with a 10-year perspective, the negatives outweigh the positives," he said. Alexander was a junior minister at the time of the Iraq war and in the past he has been less ...