Hawks are deluded about Iraq
(CNN) -- The eruption of fighting in Iraq's Anbar Province is causing much consternation and recrimination in U.S. foreign policy circles. Conservative hawks, including Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, are especially vocal in criticizing the Obama ...
Sunni leader said Iraq followed US advice in crisis
Tanks destroyed in Iraq suicide attack
Iraqi Deputy PM Asks Obama for Election Monitors
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 ...
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 ...
The United States made a great effort to leave behind a viable nation of Iraq. Unfortunately, two recent events demonstrate that it's now disintegrating. The first is the agreement which the Iraqi region of Kurdistan entered into with Turkey a few ...
Iraq's Maliki threatens to cut funds if Kurds pipe oil to Turkey
Repeating the Iraq Mistake in Syria
Turkey finds oil near Iran, Iraq border
The Immorality of Leaving Iraq and Afghanistan
National Review Online (blog)
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 ...
The GOP Isn't the Only Party With an Iraq Problem
"Any Republican seeking nomination for the 2016 presidential election should at a minimum be willing to admit Iraq was a mistake," Jeremy Lott writes at RealClearWorld. "It was an error that cost us upwards of $1.5 trillion, thousands of U.S. lives and ...
What Republicans Need to Understand About the Iraq War
The Iraq War: Was it worth it? [Commentary]
Christian Science Monitor
Al Qaeda resurgence in Iraq: why Pentagon sees a silver lining
Christian Science Monitor
As violence escalates in the western Iraq province of Anbar – the site of one-third of all US troop deaths during America's war there – some US military officials are arguing that perhaps Al Qaeda's return to the region offers a valuable opportunity ...
Addict admits to stabbing murder of Iraq War vet
First he told the police, then he told the judge, and now Nicholas Jeffrey Mangelli will be spending the rest of his life in prison for the methamphetamine robbery-murder of a Marine veteran from the Iraq War. Mangelli admitted to going “ballistic” two ...
With the White House's Blessing, Rand Moves to…
Foreign Policy (blog)
On Tuesday, the Kentucky libertarian is set to formally introduce a bill to repeal the Authorization of the Use of Military Force in Iraq. The bill, obtained by The Cable, has the support of a handful of Republicans and Democrats. But, in a bit of a ...
Obama White House Backs Rand Paul's Bill to End Iraq War Authorization
White House supports Senator Rand Paul's bill to officially end US Iraq war ...
Senators aim to end US Iraq war authority
26 killed in Iraq during UN chief's visit
BAGHDAD (AP) — 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-Qaeda-linked fighters ...