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Bombings and shootings kill 28 across Iraq
Iraq has been rocked by daily attacks that have raised fears of a return to full-blown sectarian conflict in a country where Kurds, Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims have yet to find a stable way of sharing power. Sunni Islamist militants have been regaining ...
Road ahead darkens in Iraq after highway executions
Day of Violence Kills 30 in Iraq
Officials: Attack on police headquarters, other violence elsewhere in Iraq ...
'I risked my life, for what?': Iraq War veterans chilled by country's slide ...
As they watch Iraq's mounting body count and potential slide into civil war, some Iraq War veterans are more intensely questioning why they went, what it all meant, and whether the deaths of 4,486 U.S. troops on that foreign soil were worth the ...
Cafe bombings and checkpoint attacks kill 42 in Iraq, officials say
BAGHDAD – Emboldened militants in Iraq set up their own checkpoint to kill drivers and bombed crowded cafes Thursday in the deadliest of a series of attacks that killed at least 42 people, authorities said. More than 550 people have been killed in ...
Deaths in bombings and shootings across Iraq
Iraq: Blast Inside Crowded Cafe Kills 16
Iraq: Noufel cafe bombing kills at least 14 amid mounting violence
Brickyard 400 named for Iraq war veteran this week
While serving in Iraq in 2005, he discovered an improvised explosive device (IED) while setting up a vehicle checkpoint. Deeds exposed himself to the device to save his fellow marines. HISTORY: All 19 Brickyard champions and their victories. A gunnery ...
Iraq speaker warns of prison raid security fallout
Civilians inspect the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. A bomb exploded near a Sunni mosque in Baghdad's southern Dora neighborhood on Tuesday, killing four and wounding 12, police said. (AP Photo/Karim ...
Al-Qaeda unleashed against Syria and Iraq with acceptance of the West
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – the official denomination of al-Qaeda in Iraq – does not even pretend to be not responsible for the relentless bombing, political assassination and mostly sectarian horror unleashed across Iraq during Ramadan.
Al-Qaeda in Iraq (aka Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria)
Al-Qaeda Militants Raid Iraq's Abu Ghraib, Taji Prisons
'Escaped prisoners from Iraq could join jihad'
Militants in Iraq ambush truck convoy, kill 14
Across Iraq, insurgents have in the recent months escalated attacks on civilians and government forces. The violence has reached levels not seen since 2008, fueling worries of a return to the widespread sectarian killing that pushed the country to 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 ...
The Best Defense: McMaster, Korb, and Iraq: Here is what Tom Ricks missed ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
Like Tom, I have written many things about Iraq, including outlining the strategic redeployment (with my colleague Brian Katulis) which became the basis for President Obama's plan to end our involvement in that mindless, needless, senseless war. But ...
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
Al-Qaeda branch in Iraq claims jailbreak
Brazen Attacks at Prisons Raise Worries of Al Qaeda's Strength in Iraq