Iran in Iraq and Syria
MANY chefs have stirred the cauldron of war consuming Syria and Iraq, but perhaps none so vigorously or with so long and capacious a spoon as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Unlike the American-led international coalition formed to combat Islamic State ...
Iran in new deal to boost Iraq army
Iran and Iraq Deepen Defense Ties, Sign Pact
Iran insists it stands by Iraq in fight against ISIL
International Business Times
US-led forces launch 10 air strikes in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition launched seven air strikes in Syria and three in Iraq on Wednesday against Islamic State militants, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement. In Syria, five of the air strikes were near Kobani and ...
Kurds in New Islamic State Group Offensive in Iraq
ISIS Update: Iran, Iraq Agree To Military Pact To Combat Islamic State Militants
New York Times
US Troops, Back in Iraq, Train a Force to Fight ISIS
New York Times
“These are new patriots of Iraq, that have actually signed up, have been through basic training and are now ready to go through some advanced training,” said Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, the American commander who is overseeing the training program.
There And Back Again For US Military In Iraq
2-star on Iraq: 'Still a big fight going on here'
Iraq: 21 dead after attack on funeral
US Ends 2014 with More Airstrikes in Iraq and Boot Camps for Iraqis
The U.S. military ended 2014 with a barrage of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and created a series of boot camps for a new generation of Iraqi recruits to go on the offensive against the extremist group, Pentagon and Central ...
The new Iraq War is doomed
Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
The US Military Just Released Videos Of Airstrikes Blowing Up ISIS Warehouses ...
Don't cheer Iraq oil agreement just yet
U.S. officials heralded the agreement as a victory for the unity of Iraq. It is a positive, but they should not rush to judgment. The agreement must be enshrined in Iraq's budget bill and passed by the Iraqi parliament. If the agreement is authorized ...
Iraq draft budget: no compensation in disputed territories
For US Soldiers, New Iraq Mission Brings Unexpected Return
As Sergeant Michael Lair went from base to base in 2011, moving American gear to Kuwait ahead of the US withdrawal from Iraq, it seemed unlikely he would be returning. The United States' nearly nine-year war in the country was winding down, and the ...
McCain: Afghanistan on Verge of Becoming Another Iraq
WASHINGTON — A top US senator is warning the Obama administration's plans for Afghanistan could lead to a repeat of the instability and violence that has plagued Iraq. Since President Barack Obama and senior Iraqi leaders failed to reach an agreement ...
Leaving Afghanistan, Repeating Iraq
What lies ahead for the U.S. in Afghanistan, Iraq
A bloody repeat of Iraq in Afghanistan? Hopefully not, says author
US-led coalition air strikes hit Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 15 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday, hitting several units of fighters and buildings, the U.S. military said. In a statement from the U.S.-led ...
Iraq faces new crisis as winter descends on millions uprooted by Islamic State
US-led coalition carries out 13 air strikes on Isis in Iraq and Syria
Int'l coalition launches 12 attacks against jihadists in Iraq, Syria
Breaking News: Indonesian search and rescue official denies body recovered ...
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Bosnian court indicted a Muslim priest on Wednesday for recruiting people to fight for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, using a new law aimed at stopping people traveling to fight alongside militants in the Middle East.
War is Boring
The Iraq War's New Heroes
War is Boring
Wounded fighters, starving refugees, orphans, destroyed villages and possibly even the dissolution of Iraq as we know it. The war in Iraq is a pretty depressing subject. But as awful as the conflict can be, our team on the ground in Iraq in 2014 ...