Clashes at Iraq Camp for Iranians
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Clashes on Sunday at a camp in northeastern Iraq that houses a group of Iranian dissidents, who until last year were considered terrorists by the United States government, left at least 15 people dead, according to two security officials.
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Syria intervention: the US should heed the lessons of the Iraq weapons dossier
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More than 800 people were killed in Iraq in violence throughout August, the UN said Sunday. That was down somewhat from July, but still one of the highest monthly tolls in recent years. Violence in Iraq has spiked following a deadly crackdown by the ...
Iraq killings reach levels last seen in 2008
UN says violence has killed over 800 people in Iraq in August.
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Obama battles ghosts of Iraq as he ponders Syria strike
WASHINGTON — In October 2002, more than five months before the U.S. would invade Iraq, an Illinois state senator named Barack Obama said at an anti-war rally that he was not against all wars, just "dumb war." Obama, who later made ending the war in ...
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Iraq's grim August toll: 804 dead, more than 2000 wounded
(CNN) -- A total of 804 Iraqis were killed and another 2,030 wounded in violence and acts of terrorism in August, the U.N. said Sunday. August's toll was lower than July's. But, said the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, "the impact of ...
Washington Post (blog)
What Iraq can tell us about Syria
Washington Post (blog)
When President George W. Bush asked Congress to go to war against Iraq in the fall of 2002, the resolution was introduced by leaders of both parties in each chamber: then-Sens. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and Reps. J. Dennis Hastert ...
From Suez to Iraq, the lessons of our past cast a long shadow over Syria
When it turns its attention to thinking about conflict, politics – and public opinion – is an oddly backwards process. Journalists and other analysts tend to look for guidance on future developments from past events. Egypt is compared to Algeria in the ...
Iranian Exiles Report Deaths in Iraq Camp
Deadly violence erupted at a contentious Iranian exile camp inside Iraq early Sunday, leaving international observers scrambling to determine the cause of the bloodshed and the number of casualties. The dissidents alleged that more than 50 were killed ...
Attacking Syria Makes Less Sense Than the Iraq War
Watching cable coverage of the possible military strike on Syria, my wife noticed a repeated verbal slip: People kept saying “Saddam” when they meant “Assad.” As Secretary of State John Kerry pointedly acknowledged in his speech today, the debate is ...
Once staunch opponent of Bush Iraq policy, Obama faces similar path on Syria
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The New Crisis In Iraq In 2 Big Charts
The increased level of violence has caused oil production to plummet, and fears to rise about the country's overall political stability. Nomura geopolitical guru Alistair Newton identified Iraq as one of the main things keeping him up at night, in a ...