Military experts warn US losing leverage, gains in Iraq as violence escalates
WASHINGTON – As violence and political turmoil tear through a war-wrecked Iraq, military experts are warning Congress that Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist cells are regrouping and working together not only in Iraq but in the entire region to undo a ...
More bloodshed is inevitable in Iraq
Iraq: 49 steps to failure in one crazy chart
'Escaped prisoners from Iraq could join jihad'
Iraq's growing sectarian rifts, deteriorating security cast dark shadow on ...
The wave of violence is the deadliest since Iraq teetered on the edge of civil war half a decade ago. The bloodshed is linked to rising sectarian divisions between Iraq's Sunni and Shiite and friction between the Arabs and Kurds, dampening hopes for a ...
Bombings and shootings kill 28 across Iraq
Deaths in bombings and shootings across Iraq
Officials: Cafe bombings, attacks kill 42 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 ...
Iraq, US reach deal on stolen artefacts: official
BAGHDAD (AFP) – Baghdad reached an initial deal with the US on the return of more than 10,000 artefacts stolen from Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion, a senior official said on Friday. "We have reached an initial agreement... on returning more than ...
Afghan war now more unpopular with Americans than the Iraq war ever was
Washington Post (blog)
This is the lowest support for the Afghan war ever recorded in the poll – and even lower than the Iraq war ever scored on the same question. A full two-thirds, 67 percent, say that the Afghan war has not been worth fighting. The drop in support crosses ...
Afghan War Fatigue Hits New High, Matching Levels Last Seen in Iraq
Iraq: America's best-run war
Making the case for war: Dearlove doublethink on Iraq?
You'll no doubt have some vague recollection that, in the run-up to the 2003 Iraq War, the British government produced a couple of reports “making a case for war”, as Major General Michael Laurie said in his evidence to the enquiry in 2011: “We knew at ...
Alsumaria TV (satire) (press release)
Report: Iraq's Maliki says Iran wants nuke talks with US
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Iraq told the Obama administration this month that Iran wanted direct talks with the US on its nuclear program, according to a report in The New York Times on Friday that cited Western officials. Maliki said that Iraq ...
Iran wants direct nuclear talks with US - Iraq
Al Maliki points out to failure of Iraq Electricity
Media harassment increases in Iraq
Freedom of the press in Iraq has once again reached a low point, according to a report issued in May by the independent Iraqi Center for Press Freedom. Many independent media groups agree with the finding. One example of the restrictions is the small ...
Long War Journal
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant eulogizes Tunisian suicide bomber
Long War Journal
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a martyrdom statement for a Tunisian fighter who executed a suicide attack on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The Tunisian suicide bomber said that for practical purposes, the ...
A growing Iraq-Iran economic rivalry in India bolsters stability
Iran's growing influence in Iraq since the US invasion in 2003 has been cause for enormous concern for many in the Middle East and beyond. But a growing economic rivalry between Tehran and Baghdad has attracted little attention. Nowhere is this rivalry ...