New York Times (blog)
The Road to Failure in Iraq
New York Times (blog)
Adnan Pachachi is a Sunni Arab political leader who has long played a prominent role in Iraq — as a foreign minister before Saddam Hussein's rule, as a president of the Iraqi Governing Council set up by the West after Hussein's ouster, and as a ...
Violence on Rise in Iraq's Oil-Rich Kirkuk Area
Voice of America
KIRKUK, IRAQ — Over the past year, hostilities have flared between Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region and the central government. Attacks and bombings have increased in the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk, which both governments claim as their own.
Think Again: Why Didn't the Iraq War Kill 'The Liberal Media'?
We're three weeks into our "Lessons Learned from the Iraq War" -- more accurately titled, "Lessons Unlearned." One of the most glaring of these is the notion of a "liberal media" during the war. Given President George W. Bush's deceptive case for ...
The Iraq War's Lessons For North Korea
True costs of Iraq War whitewashed by fuzzy maths
Iraq War Actors Have No Shame
UK archaeologists in Iraq find ancient complex near Ur, home of biblical Abraham
BAGHDAD – A British archaeologist says he and his colleagues have unearthed a huge, rare complex near the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq, home of the biblical Abraham. Stuart Campbell of Manchester University's Archaeology Department says it goes ...
Have they found Abraham's lost city? Huge building complex unearthed in Iraq ...
Huge find throws new light on ancient Iraq
Archaeologists unearth building near Abraham's home in Iraq
Al Qaeda in Iraq leader's fate highlighted in Facebook postings
Long War Journal
The fate of a Saudi who once served as an al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) leader and proposed a terrorist attack against the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa has garnered significant attention on jihadist social media sites this week. Abdullah Azzam al ...
Is the US Opening Up Another Front in the Drone War on the Iraq-Syria Border?
Iraq memorial dedication delayed at Veterans park in Brandon
Northwest News and Tribune
A team spearheading the Iraq theater of war at Veterans Memorial Park needs volunteers with corporate connections and those with event-planning skills to move the project toward completion. The team had originally planned to dedicate the theater of war ...
As Iraq Becomes Iran-Like
Inter Press Service
Once a key trading post on the fabled Silk Road, Iraq's second largest city was known for centuries for its high quality marble, and for having revolutionised 18th century Parisian fashion through the supply of its most emblematic product: muslin.
4 al Qaeda leaders executed in Iraq; parliament wants to discuss security
Gunmen attack Iraq gas field
Iraq: UN officials condemn wave of attacks against media professionals
Iraq Lagging in Foreign Investment
Iraq Lagging in Foreign Investment Mustafa al-Kadhimi. Iraq is still struggling to attract foreign investors amid dated laws, political instability and a conservative society, writes Mustafa al-Kadhimi. Kurdistan Book Fair Showcases Mideast Talent ...
Leaders refuse to admit mistake of Iraq
Wisconsin State Journal
This March marked the ten-year anniversary of the onset of the Iraq War, now widely regarded as one of the biggest foreign policy catastrophes in American history. Exactly 4,488 Americans lost their lives in the war, alongside a minimum of 120,000 ...
Despite Challenges, Banks Look to Set Up Branches in Iraq
New York Times
According to the Web site of the Central Bank of Iraq, the country is served by 7 state-owned banks, 32 private banks and 15 foreign banks. But analysts say that a handful of state-owned banks — and two in particular, Rafidain Bank and Rasheed Bank ...