How the Obama Administration Ignored Iraq
It was late April of 2009, and Hillary Clinton was coming to Iraq for her first official trip as secretary of state. Normally, visits by a secretary of state are a logistical nightmare for an embassy. As François Truffaut once said of making films ...
Obama team circles wagons as Panetta hits White House on Iraq, Syria and more
The Obama administration found itself on defense Friday after former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticized the White House for its policies on Iraq, with the State Department and others publicly disputing his claims. Panetta chided the president's ...
Who Really Lost Iraq?
Panetta: We should have left troops in Iraq
Leon Panetta blows whistle on lies about Iraq
More U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria destroy ISIS targets
On Saturday, the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced the destruction of yet more ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria, including multiple armored personnel carriers which had been controlled by the terrorist group. The strikes that eliminated ...
Coalition Leader Warns of Long Fight Against ISIS in Iraq
Isil's reign of terror rooted in the political culture of Iraq and Syria
Middle East Updates / Islamic State militants take over town in Iraq's Anbar ...
Australia says ready to strike ISIL in Iraq
Australia's cabinet has authorised military air strikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group on Iraqi territory and the deployment of special forces troops to combat the fighters. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the deployment to ...
Australia Says It Will Join Airstrikes Against Islamic State in Iraq
Australia authorizes special forces troops to go to Iraq
Tony Abbott warns Australia's Iraq mission will be dangerous and 'quite lengthy'
Canada to Launch Airstrikes in Iraq
Canada plans to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq following a U.S. request and may extend airstrikes into Syria if invited by President Bashar Assad's government, the prime minister announced Friday. Stephen Harper said ...
NDP, Liberals say they won't support Canadian jets in Iraq
ISIS in Iraq: 5 things we learned about Canada's mission
Canada sending fighter jets to Iraq for 6-month mission
U-T San Diego
Memories of Iraq: Inside the crucible
U-T San Diego
During the invasion of Iraq and my first foray into war reporting, I experienced the terror and exhilaration of combat. By the time I left the country shortly before the regime fell, my hawkish outlook had been tempered by ugly realities of war — the ...
Australians back air strikes against Isis in Iraq by three to one, poll shows
An RAAF Super Hornet refuels en route to the Middle East. Photograph: Defence Department/EPA. Australian voters strongly back RAAF air strikes on the Islamic State (Isis) group in Iraq, and most believe the threat of terrorism attacks on home soil is ...
Defence minister warns of 'long' campaign in Iraq
Baghdad delays Australian special forces support in Iraq
Govt quiet on Iraq airstrikes start
Sydney Morning Herald
The man calling Australia's shots in the new Iraq war
Sydney Morning Herald
Major-General Craig Orme is no stranger to controversy. When the Skype sex scandal involving ADFA cadets broke in 2011, he was the man to whom Defence turned to root out the cultural problems in the armed forces. A year earlier, he was forced to ...
How Peter Kassig fought in Iraq and returned to Middle East to run Syrian aid ...
An Iraq war veteran who launched his own aid group to provide medical help for Syrian war refugees has been named as the next potential victim of ISIS. Former U.S. Army Ranger Peter Kassig, 26, has been confirmed as the latest American hostage to be ...
Army chiefs tell Government: stop Gulf states funding terrorism
Two retired generals and a former defence secretary claimed that nations such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia were helping the rise of violent extremism by channelling cash to terrorist groups such as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil), which ...