In tense Baghdad, a wave of deadly blasts
At least 13 other people died in six other incidents across the city, Iraq's capital. At least 74 people were wounded in the Baghdad bombings -- six car bombs and one roadside bomb. Baghdad police officials said that gunmen broke out 23 prisoners from ...
Clashes, bombings kill 30 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD — Violence across Iraq, including a series of car bombings and fighting between militants and government troops over control of the country's contested Anbar province, killed at least 30 people Saturday, officials said. The bombings struck ...
Zakaria: US can't quite acknowledge magnitude of Iraq war error
Inside Iraq: Two years after US withdrawal, are things worse than ever?
US agrees to send new arms, artillery to Iraq to fight Al Qaeda
Gates: US “Probably” Should Have Declared War on Iraq Before Launching It
Former defense secretary Robert Gates says Congress “probably” should have declared war on Iraq before invading in 2003, and added that it should do the same before any attack on Iran. Gates, speaking at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast as part of ...
Harry Reid's 2007 Declaration of Defeat in Iraq: A Blast from the Past
Robert Gates: Harry Reid Calling Iraq War 'Lost' Was 'Disgraceful'
Iraq: A War Obama Never Believed In
Clashes, Bombings Kill 6 People in Iraq
Clashes, Bombings Kill 6 People in Iraq. BAGHDAD January 17, 2014 (AP). By SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press. Associated Press. Iraqi authorities say clashes between militants and government troops as well as two bombings at marketplaces have ...
Iraq: Moderates are hard to find as 'bad old days' return in Baghdad
Iraq's Maliki says he has asked for weapons from US, will also seek training ...
US Preparing to Send Iraq Small Arms to Fight Militants
Pentagon sending weapons to Iraq
The Obama administration said Friday it is sending more weapons to Iraq to help Baghdad put down a resurgent al-Qaeda that is battling government troops in cities that U.S. troops helped liberate during the Iraq war. The weapons include tank ammunition ...
It's not 'our' Iraq anymore
Los Angeles Times
Gains by Al Qaeda-allied groups in Iraq — including in Fallouja, the site of a bloody U.S. offensive in 2004 — understandably anger Americans who lost loved ones in a "war of choice" that was supposed to secure democracy in that country. But the ...
Islamist militants strengthen grip on Iraq's Falluja
In an embarrassing setback for a state that has around a million men under arms, the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and its tribal allies overran Falluja and parts of the nearby city Ramadi on January 1. Prime Minister Nuri ...
Marines investigate photos from Iraq that reportedly show troops burning bodies
"The actions depicted in these photos are not what we expect from our service members, nor do they represent the honorable and professional service of the more than 2.5 million Americans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan," the Defense Department ...
For America, Denial Is a River in Iraq
In March of 2012, just a few months after Obama opined about Americans leaving with “their heads held high,” the President's current Deputy National Security Adviser, Antony J. Blinken, proclaimed at the Center for American Progress that “Iraq today is ...
Iraq And Syria: Past, Present, And (Hypothetical) Future Maps
Western Iraq saw a Sunni insurgency in the latter part of the last decade, and many of those same fighters joined Sunni militant groups in Syria's civil war. One of them, the Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), has taken its ...