Multiple bombings kill more than 50 in Iraq
This has been the bloodiest spring in Iraq since 2008 — and certainly since U.S. forces pulled out a year and a half ago — with hundreds killed in sectarian violence between the majority Shiites and the Sunnis who were dominant when Saddam Hussein ...
Attacks in Iraq kill 28, injure many others
Iraq: Bombing Kills Members of Wedding Party
Bombings, clashes kill at least 26, wound 80 in Iraq
Zombie Iraq War: Why Haven't We Repealed the Authorization to Fight There?
As the sharp-eyed Marcy Wheeler first noted, there wasn't any mention of needing to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002. This despite the fact that Obama declared the conflict officially over as of January ...
Car Bombs, Shootings Kill 26 in Iraq
Voice of America
Car bombs and shootings killed at least 26 people in Iraq Wednesday as tensions between Sunnis and Shi'ites continue to flare. The two deadliest attacks Wednesday came in Baghdad, where a car bomb killed 16 and wounded at least 38, including ...
Iraq proves a lesson in the fall of Mideast regimes
Evening Bomb Blasts Kill 30 in Baghdad
Wave of violence in Iraq: Bombings, clashes kill at least 19, wound dozens
Last Night's Viewing: The Iraq War, BBC2 Confessions of a Male Stripper ...
But it's just far too early still to see the Iraq war with any kind of dispassionate judgement. What you can do – and what The Iraq War did in a gripping manner – is begin to fill out the known knowns (to paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld) with the grit of ...
Venice Biennale: Iraq's art world emerges from the ruins
BBC2's The Iraq War documentary assembles the big hitters from Washington ...
Why did we get involved in Iraq?
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 ...
Russia says fresh violence outbreak in Iraq rooted in Syria
Iraq: Assad no longer entitled to rule Syria
The Democrats' Iraq Syndrome: Defeatists and Demagogues Call the Shots
The rest are chastened by Iraq, according to this analysis. The Post actually downplays the volume of liberal drum beating in the run-up to Iraq, saying they “provided intellectual cover on the left for President George W. Bush's war in Iraq.” In fact ...
More than 500 dead as wave of violence hits Iraq
More than 500 dead as wave of violence hits Iraq. Iraq is experiencing its most sustained wave of violence since the U.S. military withdrawal in 2011. Attacks have left more than 500 people dead this month. (May 29). Post to Facebook ...
The Iraq War is Not Over for the Iraqi People
The United States launched a preventive – not preemptive, contrary to what we often read – war against Iraq in March of 2003. This is now considered old news. Most people are aware that the attack resulted in death and misery on a massive scale ...
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.
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 ...