Inside Iraq: Two years after US withdrawal, are things worse than ever?
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- On a bitterly cold December morning in 2011, we watched as the last U.S. troops crossed the border into Kuwait, ending America's war in Iraq. More than 100 vehicles were in that convoy, snaking its way across the desert and ...
Iraq car bomb attacks kill dozens
26 killed in Iraq during UN chief's visit
Fight in Iraq has oil traders holding their breath
'Systematic torture': Dossier accusing UK politicians of Iraq war crimes goes ...
The ICC has been urged to investigate the alleged war crimes of UK politicians during the Iraq conflict. A dossier detailing reports of sexual assault, torture and mock executions carried out by British soldiers in Iraq has been submitted to the Court.
Senior UK figures could go before International Criminal Court over Iraq ...
British politicians and generals targeted in Iraq abuse case
Iraq: “Devastating” Dossier Lodged with the International Criminal Court
US war gains in Iraq now lost or threatened
When the last U.S. combat troops departed Iraq in December 2011, they left behind a defeated al-Qaeda and an Iraq where traditional rivals Sunni and Shiite Muslims were sharing power in the world's only Arab democracy. Two years later, al-Qaeda has ...
McCain: Send Petraeus back to Iraq
(CNN) - President Barack Obama should send David Petraeus, a retired four-star general who ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, back to Iraq to help deal with the growing unrest in the country, Sen. John McCain said Sunday on CNN's “State of the Union.”.
Disgraced General David Petraeus should go back to Iraq to help curb turmoil ...
Gates plays down suggestions that Obama's opposition to Iraq surge was political
Former defense secretary Robert M. Gates on Monday substantially softened suggestions in his new tell-all memoir that President Obama may have opposed the U.S. troop increase in Iraq in 2007 for political reasons. “What I say in the book was that the ...
Gates: Clinton's Comment on Iraq Surge an 'Anomaly'
Attacks kill 26 in Iraq during UN chief's visit
BAGHDAD — Fresh violence killed at least 26 people Monday in Iraq, where the U.N. chief was on a visit urging leaders to tackle the issues driving fighting in a western province where the army is in a standoff with al-Qaida-linked fighters. Police ...
The McCain-Graham claim that Iraq's 'main political blocs were supportive' of ...
Washington Post (blog)
“Let it be clear that the Administration's narrative that Iraq's political leadership objected to U.S. forces remaining in Iraq after 2011 is patently false. We know firsthand that Iraq's main political blocs were supportive and that the Administration ...
Car bombings, shootings kill 22, wound 80 in Iraq
Baghdad (CNN) -- At least 22 people were killed and more than 80 wounded Sunday in several car explosions and shootings in Iraq, including an attack on an Iraqi army base, authorities said. The war in Syria and sectarian tensions have played a part in ...
Fatal blasts hit Iraq's capital
Bloodshed in Iraq has returned to its highest level in five years, a surge of violence partly fuelled by the war that began in Syria some months before US forces ended their nine-year occupation of Iraq in 2011. On January 1, ISIL seized control of two ...
The Next War in Iraq
More than two years after the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Iraq, so-called Iraq War Syndrome is alive and well: The U.S. public remains deeply opposed to any U.S. intervention in the Middle East, especially in Iraq. Which only makes what ...