Iraq Again Uses Sunni Tribesman in Militant War
New York Times
BAGHDAD — At a command center in western Anbar Province, Iraqi military officials are handing out guns and cash to local Sunni tribal fighters who are battling militants for control of Iraq's largest province. The United States, at the same time, is ...
Iraq launches Al Qaeda offensive
Iraq Forces Assault Militants in Ramadi
Iraq Bombings and Fighting Kill Dozens
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Violence across Iraq, including a series of car bombings and fighting between militants and government troops over control of Anbar Province, killed at least 30 people Saturday, officials said. The bombings struck neighborhoods around ...
Hurriyet Daily News
Iraq needs Kurdish oil income to avert budget collapse -lawmaker
Baghdad's chronic quarrel with Kurdistan over how to manage and share Iraq's energy resources intensified this month when the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) said oil had begun flowing to Turkey for export via a pipeline outside federal control.
Iraq can't finance budget deficit without Kurdish oil revenues, says legislator
Iraq's Oil War
Iraq could simply make peace with the Kurds but opts instead to cut off all ...
Zakaria: US can't quite acknowledge magnitude of Iraq war error
CNN speaks with Fareed about Iraq and his interview with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, which will air on GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN. This is an edited version of the transcript. What did you think of the defense secretary?
US Involvement in Iraq Never Ended
Civilians walk past the site of a car bomb explosion near the Technology University in Baghdad, Jan. 15, 2014. (Photo: Ayman Oghanna / The New York Times)After decades of war, Iraq is a divided and shattered country that seems as far away from peace as ...
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 ...
US agrees to send new arms, artillery to Iraq to fight Al Qaeda
ADVERTISEMENT. The United States has agreed to send new arms to Iraq to thwart Al Qaeda-linked militants currently controlling Fallujah following a request by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, senior defense officials told Fox News. Army Col. Steve ...
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
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 ...
Let Iraq, Afghan regimes look after themselves
The Japan Times
President Barack Obama is being accused by some Republican members of Congress of responsibility not only for the jihadist reconquest of the twice-martyred city of Fallujah in Iraq, but also for the jihadist resurgence elsewhere. What did he do in Iraq?
Pentagon agrees to send new arms to Iraq
US to Send Artillery, Thousands of Assault Rifles to Iraq
US in Talks About Training Iraqi Forces