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 ...
Iraq's prime minister orders detention of senior security officials over al ...
More bloodshed is inevitable in Iraq
Iraq: 49 steps to failure in one crazy chart
Even without troops, the US can assist troubled Iraq
“WHAT WE were looking for was an Iraq that was secure, stable and self-reliant, and that's what we got here, so there's no question that was a success,” said President Obama's then-deputy national security adviser, Denis McDonough, in describing an ...
Iraq's Worsening Security Woes Hit Local Economy
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 ...
Deaths in bombings and shootings across Iraq
Bombings and shootings kill 28 across Iraq
Officials: Cafe bombings, attacks kill 42 in Iraq
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
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 wants 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
Is Iraq doomed?
There are complex issues regarding the three primary groups who inhabit the current borders of Iraq – the Kurds, the Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims – the latter two being the predominate elements in conflict as the Kurds have begun to function, in the ...
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 ...
'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 ...
Former Marine, Iraq War vet honored this weekend as namesake of Brickyard 400
We may have been calling this weekend's Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway by its original handle of the Brickyard 400, but indeed, that's not the official name of this year's running. The race will go down as the “Crown Royal presents the ...