New York Times
Al Qaeda says it freed 500 inmates in Iraq jail-break
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Tuesday for simultaneous raids on two Iraqi prisons and said more than 500 inmates had been set free in the operation, one of its most brazen in Iraq. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ...
Iraq prison break a bad sign of things to come
Brazen Attacks at Prisons Raise Worries of Al Qaeda's Strength in Iraq
Interpol issues alert for al-Qaida members who escaped in Iraq prison breaks
Police: More violence hits Iraq with 23 dead in shootings, explosion
(CNN) -- Violence continued to rock Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring another 22 in shootings and explosions around the volatile Middle Eastern nation, according to police. The day's deadliest attack happened Wednesday evening ...
Iraq returns to civil war? Al Qaeda group claims Abu Ghraib prison attack
Al Qaeda-linked militants have claimed responsibility for Monday's assault on Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail, which freed some of the terror network's top leaders amid U.S. fears that the country is back in civil war. Checkpoints were set up Tuesday as the ...
Why Iraq Was America's Best-Run War
Foreign Policy (blog)
It is an axiom that generals tend to fight the last war, but the truth is that, as often as not, they would like to forget the last war. Witness Vietnam, in the wake of which it took more than three decades for a new counterinsurgency manual to be ...
New York Daily News
Iraq attacks leave 14 dead as country grapples with growing wave of violence
New York Daily News
BAGHDAD — Insurgents assaulted a police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing nine policemen as part of a series of attacks that left at least 14 dead as the country grapples with a growing surge of violence. The attack took place in ...
Militants kill 14 Shi'ites after checking ID cards in north Iraq
Gunmen shoot dead 13 police, soldiers in Iraq strikes
Iraq Unravels in the Shadow of Syria's Bloodbath
Officials: Attacks kill 17 people in Iraq
The Seattle Times
Officials: Attacks kill 17 people in Iraq. Insurgents assaulted a police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing nine policemen, part of a series of attacks that left at least 17 dead in a growing surge of violence. By SINAN SALAHEDDIN ...
Gunmen kill 14 truck drivers in Iraq: official
KIRKUK, Iraq (AFP) – Gunmen killed 14 truck drivers and stole their vehicles on a highway north of Baghdad on Thursday, while dozens of other militants attacked a nearby town, a local administrative official said. The gunmen killed the drivers about 10 ...
UN News Centre
Amid upsurge of violence in Iraq, Security Council extends UN mission for ...
UN News Centre
24 July 2013 – The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2014 so it can continue to advise and support the country, which has been hit by the worst violence in years, to ...
UN urges national unity as violence surges in Iraq
UNSC extends Iraq mission for another year
UN calls for national unity in Iraq which is facing an upsurge in sectarian ...
Insurgents kill 9 police in northern Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents ambushed a police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing at least nine policemen and extending the surge of attacks that has killed more than 500 people this month alone, officials said. The attack took place ...
Bush Presidential Library Misleads Visitors On WMDs In Iraq
To refresh, one of the primary rationales the Bush administration used to go to war with Iraq was that country's supposed possession of weapons of mass destruction. Secretary of State Colin Powell told the United Nations Security Council that “the ...