Syrians Report Broad Fighting and Suspicious Airstrike
New York Times
Some accused Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki of Iraq, whose Shiite-dominated government is engrossed in a worsening conflict with Sunni militants, of ordering the strike. Others said the plane was a Syrian Air Force MiG that had crossed into Iraqi ...
New Yorker (blog)
Syria: US manipulating chemical weapons evidence, like it did with Iraq
(CNN) -- Syria denies that it has used, or even possesses, chemical weapons, accusing the United States and Britain of lying in order to pressure the embattled Damascus government. Syrian Information Minister Omran Al-Zoubi talked to Russia TV on ...
Bush admin's Iraq WMD claims hang over Syria chemical weapons debate
Syria and the Ghosts of Iraq
Iraq looms large as wary Obama warns Syria over chemical weapons
Deadly anti-government violence grips Iraq
Sectarian tensions have escalated in Iraq, where the death toll from a four-day wave of violence has passed 190, officials have said. Thousands of protesters gathered in cities across the country this week to voice their anger at the government of ...
Iraq: Bombings in Baghdad
Iraq: The Sectarian Divide
'Iraq at a crossroads,' UN envoys says, urging country's leaders to diffuse ...
The Iraq Sanctions Myth
Just over 10 years ago the United Kingdom followed the United States into the bloody Iraq War. George W. Bush and Tony Blair justified the invasion mainly with the claim that Iraq possessed, or was in the process of building, weapons of mass destruction.
Schools try to play catch-up
Obama agenda: Iraq's impact on Syria decision
Josh Gerstein notes that Iraq has to be a factor in Obama's caution on Syria. Said ex-White House counsel Greg Craig: “It has to be a factor. He does not want to jump to conclusions or shoot from the hip.” A White House official to National Journal on ...
Bush's legacy is more than Iraq
During Thursday's dedication of his presidential library at Southern Methodist University, nary a word was spoken about the most controversial aspect of his tenure, the invasion of Iraq. All living presidents were in attendance and made only generic ...
Iraq Clashes Between Militants And Police Kill At Least 41 In Mosul
BAGHDAD — Clashes spread to a key northern city and gunmen took over a town elsewhere in Iraq on Thursday, raising the death toll from three days of violence to more than 150 people as a wave of Sunni unrest intensified. The turmoil is aggravating an ...
Obama's Bush Library Speech Leaves Iraq And More Unspoken
Obama has used the 43rd president as a foil for more than a decade: from the anti-Iraq War speech he gave in Chicago in 2002 as a state senator; to his 2008 presidential campaign, in which he argued the GOP presidential nominee would extend Bush's ...
Obama Orders Reinvasion Of Iraq After Illuminating Trip Through Bush ...
Barack Obama leaves Iraq war out of speech to honour George W Bush
Bush 'very comfortable' with Iraq War and wants brother Jeb to be next president
Clashes kill 41 in northern Iraq city of Mosul
BAGHDAD — More than 40 people were reported killed in fighting in a key city in northern Iraq and gunmen took over a town elsewhere in the country Thursday, raising concerns that unrest roiling Sunni areas is spreading. Iraq's prime minister appealed ...
New York Times (blog)
A Mortuary Affair in Iraq
New York Times (blog)
As a 23-year-old Marine lieutenant just a year and a half out of R.O.T.C., my plan for a seven-month Iraq deployment included laying fiber-optic cable underground, not taking up with a comrade 12 years my senior. I befriended him in the cavernous chow ...