PBS NewsHour (blog)
Did the Iraq War Bring the Arab Spring?
New Yorker (blog)
Guess what? The war in Iraq had a bright side. It created the Arab Spring. That is the theory that proponents of the invasion are peddling on the tenth anniversary of the toppling of the statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, on April 9, 2003. They are ...
Ten Years After Baghdad's Fall, a Look Back at the Iraq War
Iraq marks decade since fall of Baghdad
Iraq, ten anniversaries of pain
The Guardian (blog)
Al-Qaida in Iraq formally unites with powerful Syrian militant group
The new group, called the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, underscores the growing confidence and muscle of Islamist radicals fighting on the rebel side in Syria's civil war. It also bolsters the Syrian government's assertions that the regime is ...
Al-Qaida in Iraq admits links to Syrian jihadist fighters
Al Qaeda in Iraq, Al Nusrah Front emerge as rebranded single entity
Factbox: A look at Al Qaeda in Iraq
FP Passport: 10 years after Saddam, is Iraq a US ally?
Foreign Policy (blog)
Iraq is not a protectorate of the United States; it is a sovereign partner. Partners do not always agree, but they consider and respect each other's views. In that spirit, we ask the United States to consider Iraq's views on challenging issues ...
Nouri al-Maliki: The US has a foreign-policy partner in Iraq
Iran criticizes Iraq for inspecting Iranian plane
Outside View: Does Iranian presence mean end of democracy in Iraq?
Iraq: Technician training keeps water flowing in rural areas
ICRC (press release)
Abu Aissa is a small village on the banks of the Euphrates, 15 kilometres from Najaf in the south of Iraq. Its 2,000 inhabitants grow grapes and fruit, but more and more are abandoning agriculture. The village used to suffer from frequent water cuts ...
Amnesty: Global progress in ending death penalty, despite setbacks in Iraq ...
LONDON — Iraq executed almost twice as many people last year compared to the year before, while India and Pakistan resumed executions after abandoning the practice for years, global human rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday. China still ...
Iraq's al-Qaida branch and Syrian militant group announce merger
Al-Qaida's branch in Iraq said it has merged with Syria's extremist Jabhat al-Nusra, a move that shows the rising confidence of radicals within the Syrian rebel movement and is likely to trigger renewed fears among its international backers. A website ...
Iraq's al-Qaida merges with Syria's militant group
Iraq 10 years on: 'Roadblocks, checkpoints, blasts and constant danger'
Stability is something people are still waiting for in Iraq – ten years after the US-led invasion. The promised stability is nowhere to be seen in places like Kirkuk, RT's Lucy Kafanov reported from one of the hard to get to places in Iraq. Kirkuk has ...
Natick Soldier Wounded In Iraq 5 Years Ago, Redeploying To Afghanistan
NATICK (CBS) – U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brian Scott knows he's very fortunate to be alive. He was serving in Iraq in 2008, when his humvee hit a roadside bomb. His comrade and friend 20-year-old Army Specialist Michael Gonzalez died in the explosion.
The CIA's “Mystery Man” in Baghdad: Salvador-Style Death Squads in Iraq
Center for Research on Globalization
A recent British documentary Death squads, torture, secret prisons in Iraq, and General David Petraeus are among the featured atrocities in a new British documentary – “James Steele: America's Mystery Man in Iraq” – the result of a 15-month ...
The Iraq War And Renewable Energy
SustainableBusiness.com News. If we took the money spent on the Iraq war and instead spent it on renewable energy, the US would be getting 40-60% of its electricity from clean energy now. Sad but true. Future Americans will pay for the Iraq war because ...