Iraq's future looks more like Kurdistan
Such an agreement would have far reaching ramifications for Iraq because a growing number of provinces, including all Sunni and even some Shia ones, are talking openly of following the example of Kurdistan and becoming autonomous regions, as the ...
Despite Bloody Conflict, Iraq's Leader Looks Likely To Keep Power
'Our man in Iraq' turning into the one U.S. removed
The incumbent digs in
UPDATE 4-Iraq seeks arbitration against Turkey on Kurdish oil sale
BAGHDAD/ARBIL, Iraq, May 23 (Reuters) - Iraq filed for arbitration against Turkey on Friday to stop exports of oil from Kurdistan after European markets bought the first load of oil piped from the autonomous region. The move raises the stakes again in ...
Iraq files case against Turkey over Kurdish oil exports
Iraq: whose oil is it anyway?
Iraq's Kurdish region ships oil through its own pipeline for first time ...
Doctor: Phoenix VA ignores mandate to prioritize Iraq, Afghanistan vets
Phoenix (CNN) -- Some veterans injured in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan are being made to wait for months in the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System despite a national mandate they be given priority access to medical care, a VA doctor told CNN.
Injured Iraq, Afghanistan War Veterans Waiting Months for Care Despite ...
CRUELLY IGNORED: Iraq, Afghanistan veterans unable to get help in Phoenix ...
US Rep. who lost legs in Iraq angry about VA scandal
How much gory detail do we need the Iraq war inquiry to publish?
Whitehall's inability to untwist its knickers over Gordon Brown's inquiry into Tony Blair's war in Iraq has become farcical. The report was ready four years ago, yet David Cameron claims he cannot order publication as it is "independent". Yet he, or ...
New Yorker (blog)
Memorial Day Reading: Lost in Iraq and Afghanistan
New Yorker (blog)
... wars that ended only recently, or are not quite over—our own lost contemporaries—can be disconcerting, which also makes it an urgent task. Here, for Memorial Day weekend, are eight pieces from The New Yorker on the casualties of Iraq and Afghanistan.
'Ajax in Iraq' at Miles Memorial Playhouse
Los Angeles Times
Sophocles and post-traumatic stress disorder commingle in “Ajax in Iraq” at the Miles Memorial Playhouse, to dazzling, disturbing effect. In its riveting Los Angeles premiere, playwright Ellen McLaughlin's potent assault on sexual abuse in the military ...
Retired Army General Explains Why We Lost in Afghanistan and Iraq
The U.S. wanted to keep about 10,000 troops in Iraq post-2011...and a similar sized force is being debated for Afghanistan once the U.S. combat role formally ends at the end of 2014. “You could have gone to that plan in 2002 in Afghanistan, and 2003 or ...
A General Writes the First After-Action Report on the Wars in Afghanistan and ...
Iraqi Kurds Ship Oil Through Region's Own Pipeline
Iraq's self-ruled northern Kurdish region said Friday that it has made its first oil shipment through its own pipeline to the international market, bypassing the central government in Baghdad, which insists that it has the sole right to develop and ...
Speakers at London Conference Highlight Iraq Potentials, Challenges
LONDON – For Kurdistan and Iraq to continue economic growth and encourage foreign investment, wide-ranging reforms of financial and legal systems are needed, according to distinguished speakers at an important conference in London on Wednesday.
Iraq: the Biggest Petroleum Heist in History?
“Prior to the 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq, US and other western oil companies were all but completely shut out of Iraq's oil market. But thanks to the invasion and occupation, the companies are now back inside Iraq and producing oil there for ...