Exploding violence threatens to renew civil war in Iraq
Kirkuk is considered to be a disputed territory on the border between the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan and southern Iraq. It is controlled and policed by Kurdish security forces and they are often the target of attacks. Ali Arkady, Metrography ...
Iraq: 35 Die in Latest Round of Attacks
At least 32 killed in attacks across Iraq: police
Dozens killed in attacks across Iraq
Democracy games: Strike Syria, ignite Iraq
If the Obama Administration orders the US military to attack Syria, Iraq will burst into flames overnight. Several Iraqi groups have declared that they would attack US interests inside Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East in retaliation. Violence in ...
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Bombings and shootings across Iraq kill at least 36 people: police
The civil war in neighboring Syria has aggravated sectarian divisions in Iraq, fraying an uneasy government coalition of Shi'ite, Sunni and ethnic Kurdish factions. The deadliest attacks were in the city of Hilla, where two parked car bombs exploded ...
Bombings kill at least 58 across Iraq
Iraq: 53 die in a day as wave of violence continues
Wave of bombings kills 53 in south and central Iraq
Iraq's latest surge: state executions
In the bloody shadow of Iraq's recent surge in violence lurks another troubling statistic: this year, Iraq has executed nearly 70 people accused of terrorist-related activities, including 17 men and women last month alone. Let me be clear, the death ...
The Week Magazine
Lessons from Iraq, Libya loom large as diplomats ponder Syrian weapons probe
When Moammar Gaddafi renounced chemical weapons in 2003, the Libyan dictator surprised skeptics by moving quickly to eliminate his country's toxic arsenal. He signed international treaties, built a disposal facility and allowed inspectors to oversee ...
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At least 32 killed, over 40 injured in Iraq attacks
At least 32 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a fresh wave of deadly attacks in Iraq, medics say. In the capital, Baghdad, at least 16 people were killed in a number of blasts, on Tuesday. In the western city of Fallujah, another eight ...
New York Daily News
Donald Rumsfeld avoids talk of Afghan and Iraq wars in New York speech ...
New York Daily News
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld had little to say about military personnel executing the two wars launched under his watch when he addressed conservatives in New York on Monday night. A jovial Rumsfeld schmoozed with a clique of ...
Attacks kill at least 53 in Iraq
BAGHDAD — Car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 53 people Sunday in mostly Shiite-majority cities, another bloody reminder of the government's failure to stem the surge of violence that is feeding sectarian tensions. Iraq is ...
Americans Were War-Weary Long Before Iraq
The New Republic
Americans Were War-Weary Long Before Iraq. BY MICHAEL KAZIN. "America may have lost its stomach for military intervention," Charles Blow wrote recently in the New York Times. At least among Obama supporters, that has become the most common ...
Putin does Americans a Middle East favor
Saudi Arabia Vies For Influence in Iraq
It's hard to determine the exact features of Saudi Arabia's policy in Iraq, because of its conservative and secretive nature. It is no secret to anyone that Saudi Arabia is not very friendly toward the Iraqi government — which is dominated by Shiite ...