Liberal hawks were vocal on involvement in Iraq but have been quiet on Syria
They pressured President Bill Clinton to intervene in Bosnia, provided intellectual cover on the left for President George W. Bush's war in Iraq and urged President Obama to engage in Libya. But even as the body count edges toward 100,000 in Syria and ...
Wave of violence in Iraq: Bombings, clashes kill at least 19, wound dozens
BAGHDAD — Bombings and gunfire in central and northern Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, in the latest bloody chapter of a wave of violence that has edged the country closer to all-out internal warfare. A day earlier, 70 ...
Iraq PM pledges to hunt down 'outlaws'
Bombings, shooting leave at least 10 dead in Iraq
Iraq Death Toll In May Passes 500
Bombing, shooting rock Iraq
Baghdad (CNN) -- A bombing and a shooting left five dead in Iraq Tuesday, the latest violence in a country beset by sectarian and political tension. Four people died and 25 were injured when a car bomb exploded near a busy intersection at the edge of ...
In Iraq, Tactical Theory Put Into Practice
After years spent studying counterinsurgency, now-retired Lt. Col. John Nagl put his knowledge of rebellion suppression into practice when serving in Iraq. He helped draft an edition of the U.S. Army field manual on counterinsurgency. (Originally ...
Iraq Bombing Attacks: Explosions Rip Through Baghdad, Killing Dozens
BAGHDAD — A coordinated wave of car bombings tore through mostly Shiite areas of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 66 people and maiming nearly 200 as insurgents step up the bloodshed roiling Iraq. The attacks in markets and other areas frequented ...
New York Times
At Least 53 Are Killed in Bombings in Baghdad
New York Times
BAGHDAD — More than 50 people were killed in a wave of car bombings on Monday that struck Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad despite tightened security measures, officials and security forces said.
BP Sells Forties at Higher Price; Iraq to Boost Basrah Crude
BP Plc (BP/) sold North Sea Forties crude at a higher price than the previous trade. Gunvor Group Ltd. failed to buy Urals blend at a smaller discount to Dated Brent. Iraq will export 44 cargoes of Basrah Light crude from the Persian Gulf in June, one ...
Death Toll Rises as Bloodshed Spreads in Iraq
New York Times
Iraq has been hit by a wave of bloodshed that has resulted in the deaths of about 300 people in the past two weeks, raising tensions between the country's Sunni minority and its Shiite-led government. The surge in violence has been reminiscent of the ...
Bomb blasts heighten security fears in Iraq
Monday's blasts in mainly Shi'ite areas left at least 70 dead with scores of others injured. No group has claimed responsibility but Sunni Muslim insurgents and al Qaeda's Iraqi wing have increased attacks on Shi'ite districts since the beginning of ...
From Iraq, A Tragic Reminder to Prosecute the War Criminals
The dust in Iraq rolls down the long roads that are the desert's fingers. It gets in your eyes and nose and throat; it swirls in markets and school playgrounds, consuming children kicking a ball; and it carries, according to Dr. Jawad Al-Ali, “the ...