Has ISIS peaked? Terror group suffers setbacks in Iraq
(CNN) -- Is the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria finally beginning to feel the pressure? The first signs are emerging that a combination of coalition airstrikes and more assertive Iraqi and Kurdish forces are forcing ISIS to change its behavior and ...
'We Were Wrong': Commander in Charge of Training Iraqis Regrets US Pullout
Fighting ISIS Without Destroying Iraq
General: Military Considering 'Modest' U.S. Ground Force to Fight ISIS in Iraq
Obama's 'Consistent' Story About Iraq Keeps Changing All The Time
Additionally, in recent days and weeks, the US' top military commander opened the door to using ground troops to retake Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, from the jihadist forces. "I'm not predicting at this point that I would recommend that those ...
Islamic State advances halted in some areas of Iraq, US defense officials say
Iraq needs 80000 good troops to retake lost territory: US general
Pressure Building for Sending US Combat Troops Back to Iraq
New York Times
Iraq and Kurds Reach Deal on Oil Exports and Budget Payments
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Iraq's central government and the autonomous region of Kurdistan reached an interim agreement on Thursday over oil exports and budget payments, at least temporarily easing a bitter dispute that has threatened the government's stability.
Capitol Hill skeptical of military strategy in Iraq
Baghdad Anti-IS War Room Model for Iraq-US Command
Iraq's parliament speaker: US military response too 'slow'
Airstrikes Fail to Slow ISIS' Iraq Killing Spree, Database Suggests
As the number of ISIS attacks climbed in Iraq, JTIC's database suggests the body count jumped dramatically. In January, the group was responsible for at least 47 fatalities. Starting in June — the month ISIS unfurled its black banners in Mosul — the ...
Iraq troops 'push Islamic State from oil town of Baiji'
There are still reports of heavy fighting around the oil refinery, which is Iraq's largest. IS seized Baiji in June during a lightning advance through northern Iraq and laid siege to the refinery. The group, which also controls large parts of northern ...
ISIL fighters driven out of Iraq's Beiji
Iraq's Forces Drive IS Militants From Key Town
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'Sending troops back to Iraq is insanity'
There are many people in this country that have the intelligence to work out the situation that we can politically get rid of a group like ISIS, where we can politically bring peace to places like Iraq, where if the US continues to back despotic ...
Doubling down: Obama's troop boost in Iraq is hard to fathom
Obama's Decision To Send More Troops To Iraq Is Short-Sighted
President of WORLD HELP Travels To Iraq and Jordan; Finds Religious ...
Iraq Christians Guard Village Taken From IS Group
The flag of an Iraqi Christian minority party is hoisted high over the village of Bakufa in northern Iraq, less than a month after Islamic State militants were pushed out and the extremists' black banner was taken down. The predominantly Christian ...
Christians reclaim Iraq village from ISIS
George Will and the Iraq War Dead-Enders
The American Conservative
Yes, Will wrongly supported the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Like most other prominent pundits at the time, he bought into the official case for attacking Iraq and defended it. Like almost all other Republican and conservative pundits, he continued to ...
Pentagon Considering U.S. Ground Mission in Iraq Ahead of Spring ISIS Fight
U.S. News & World Report
Top U.S. military officials are considering deploying ground troops to Iraq ahead of a reported offensive in early 2015 designed to take back key portions of the country captured by the Islamic State group. The recommendation would sharply contrast ...
George W. Bush's claims on weapons found, and not found, In Iraq
Washington Post (blog)
The Fact Checker was puzzled by Bush's reference to finding a dirty bomb in Iraq. It certainly sounded like he said that such a weapon was found in Iraq. But after listening to the tape a few times, we concluded that the former president, in an offhand ...