A handy checklist for the US effort in Iraq
As the United States advances into its third war in Iraq in a quarter-century, it's important to have a mental checklist to assess whether U.S. strategy there can succeed. Right now, because of Iraq's continuing corruption and sectarianism, it's hard ...
US, allies conduct 23 air strikes in Syria, Iraq: military
Iraq's Premier Shakes up His Military
Iraq forces and militants battle for control of Baiji
Special Report: The fighters of Iraq who answer to Iran
Alongside Asaib Ahl al-Haq, there are the Badr Brigades, formed in the 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War, and the younger and more secretive Kataib Hezbollah. The three militias have been instrumental in battling Islamic State (IS), the extremist movement ...
Bombing Iraq is not the answer
Tomas Young, Iraq War Veteran and Antiwar Activist, Dead at 34
Young was paralyzed in April, 2004 at the age of 24 in a battle in Sadr City, Iraq, after being in the country for just five days. He was riding in an unarmored, open air Humvee when he was shot by a sniper's bullet and instantly paralyzed from the ...
Tomas Young, Iraq War Veteran And Activist, Dies At 34
Iraq war veteran and activist Tomas Young dies at 34
Iraq War Veteran and Anti-War Activist Tomas Young Dies at 34
Iraqi forces advance in bid for Baiji refinery
Suicide bombings and car bombs, including an attack on federal police headquarters, killed 23 people in Iraq on Wednesday, police, military and medical sources said. Islamic State fighters swept through northern Iraq in June almost unopposed by the ...
Why it matters that US troops are in Iraq's troubled Anbar province — again
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On Monday, the Pentagon announced that a team of about 50 American troops had been deployed to Iraq's Anbar province. According to Reuters, the group was stationed at al-Asad air base, where they are preparing for an advisory mission in the fight ...
US faces uphill battle in Iraq's Anbar
US Faces Uphill Battle in Iraq's Anbar Province
Islamic state crisis: US troops sent into Iraq's Anbar
US delays delivery of eight F-16 fighter planes to Iraq, re-routes them to Arizona
WASHINGTON – Citing the escalating threat of the Islamic State, the U.S. announced it would delay delivery of eight F-16 fighter planes to Iraq, instead re-routing them to Arizona, where Iraqi pilots are participating in a U.S.-run training program ...
US to Send Fighter Planes Set for Iraq to Arizona
Islamic State threat delays delivery of F-16s to Iraq
Pentagon: US won't deliver purchased fighter jets to Iraq
The war over President Obamas new war in Iraq
One Friday in late August, President Obama's national security team met at the White House to discuss their response to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. A few days earlier the group had posted horrific video of the beheading of an American ...
The Pentagon's 'nine-brigade gamble' on Iraq
U.S.-led air war in Syria, Iraq faces constraints
Dozens of US troops on ground in Iraq's restive Anbar province
In Father's Biography, George W. Bush Says He Didn't Inherit Iraq
George W. Bush also uses the new book to reflect on his own legacy. On Wednesday's Morning Edition you can hear his thoughts about his decisions on Iraq and the current situation there. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.
Ohio's Iraq war veterans face deadline to seek bonus
“The time is growing short for Iraq veterans to claim the bonus, and we want to make sure that everybody who's eligible has had the opportunity to apply,” Gorrell said in a statement. “We've had great support across the state from veterans telling ...
As Iraq, Afghanistan fade, veterans of both conflicts fight a new war
Ohio Iraq War veterans eligible for cash bonuses until Dec. 31
Final deadline approaches for Iraq War veterans bonus
Iraq's Kurds appeal for new US arms to combat Islamic State
Kurdish leaders in Iraq have quietly expanded a request to Washington for sophisticated arms and protective equipment to battle the Islamic State, but American officials have so far rebuffed the appeals out of concerns about defying the Iraqi ...