How Al-Qaida Returned To A Troubled Part Of Iraq
Yet again, Iraqi civilians are fleeing violence in Iraq's sprawling western province of Anbar. Years of under-the-radar daily tension and bloodshed has erupted into another al-Qaida surge and retaliatory Iraqi government airstrikes. But the violence ...
In Iraq, a Sunni revolt raises specter of new war
Fall of Fallujah reverberates in Washington. But will US help Iraq?
Iraq moves up tanks, guns for looming Falluja assault
US general: Not time to send American troops back to Iraq
A U.S. Army general who led the war in Iraq until late 2010 said Tuesday that this is not the time to send American troops back there even as the government is struggling to regain control of some cities. Gen. Ray Odierno said the U.S. trained the ...
Army Chief Opposes Sending US Troops Back to Iraq
US Army Chief Ray Odierno Opposes Sending Troops Back To Iraq
Al Qaida gains in Iraq concern US Army chief
The sad truth about America and Iraq
Fox News (blog)
In the end, Iraq will break our hearts. We invaded the country to destroy weapons of mass destruction. We stayed to nation build. And we failed at both. After one of the longest wars in American history we have little to show for the thousands of ...
John McCain: White House Iraq response 'tragic'
Iraq, Libya, Syria, and the Long Shadow of American Interventionism
WEST: Obama's monumental strategic blunder in Iraq
Gates: Obama and Clinton admitted opposition to Iraq surge was due to '08 ...
Washington Post (blog)
In his new book, former defense secretary Robert Gates says both President Obama and Hillary Clinton have admitted -- to varying degrees -- that they opposed the 2007 surge in Iraq because they faced each other in the 2008 Democratic presidential ...
Gates says Obama, Clinton played politics with Iraq war
Gates: Clinton turned back on Iraq surge to win Democrats' votes
Gates: Obama, Hillary Said Opposition to Iraq Surge Was 'Political'
Kerry says US will help Iraq against al-Qaeda but won't send troops back in
BEIRUT — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Sunday that the United States is ready to help Iraq in any way possible as that country began a major offensive to wrest control of two cities from al-Qaeda-linked militants. But he made it clear that no ...
One move too far: How Iraq's Nuri al-Maliki overreached in Anbar
(CNN) -- Fallujah and Ramadi may have been sites of heavy bloodshed in recent days, but the Sunni Muslims of Iraq's Anbar Province, where the two cities are located, have long held a contemptuous attitude towards the embattled government of Prime ...
The Pentagon Weighs Its Options In Syria And Iraq
Violence is spreading now in both Syria and Iraq, with al-Qaida and other jihadi fighters increasing their influence. In Syria, the U.S. is putting its hopes on peace talks, but there is no sign that the U.S. will go beyond that. The Pentagon has drawn ...
DOD Speeds Delivery of Surveillance Assets to Iraq
Sources: U.S. military flew reconnaissance drones over Iraq
Iraq's Nuri al-Maliki tells troops not to strike Falluja neighborhoods
Some suggest the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), formerly the group commonly known as al Qaeda in Iraq, is in partial control of Falluja, which is situated roughly 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of Baghdad, in the volatile province of Anbar.
Kerry: We'll help Iraq but won't send in troops - CNN.com
Conflicting reports have the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), formerly the group commonly known as al Qaeda in Iraq, in partial control of Falluja, the site of some of the bloodiest fighting between U.S. forces and insurgents during the Iraq War.
Al Qaeda-backed Sunni militants storm into Iraq cities
Secretary Kerry has said America sees this as Iraq's fight. There won't be any U.S. boots on the ground. However, it is willing to accelerate the rate of delivery of some arms. One hundred hellfire missiles will arrive to help the Iraqi military ...