Man Confesses to Killing US Soldier in Iraq
A man in Iraqi custody has confessed to killing a U.S. soldier whose remains were found in 2008, four years after he was kidnapped by insurgents and a video showed him surrounded by armed captors, an Army spokeswoman told The Associated Press on ...
Exclusive: Iraq, in a Major Shift, Might Want Some US…
Foreign Policy (blog)
Iraq has long sought drones for surveillance and reconnaissance purposes and has begun to receive some from the U.S. in limited numbers. But the nature of the fight the Maliki government confronts in western Iraq is such that officials say Baghdad is ...
Iraq: Shi'ite Alliance deadlocked over Maliki endorsement
Sources: Maliki Is Likely to Stay in Power 'Strong'
Beyond Conflict: Iraq's Energy Sector Targets Jobs and Prosperity
World Bank Group
The recent spike in violence around the elections in Iraq is a stark reminder of the country's ongoing fragility. A series of attacks in the last week have resulted in almost one hundred deaths. These staggering numbers give a sense of the immense ...
IRAQ POTENTIALLY TURKEY'S BIGGEST ENERGY PARTNER
Iraq's Hakim may become a reluctant kingmaker
Ammar al-Hakim is name that casts a long shadow over Iraq's political class. The 43-year-old head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) is seen as a kingmaker by many. To form a government in Iraq you need his blessing. But how did this ...
Attacks in Iraq, Including Cafe Bombing, Kill 15
A series of attacks in Iraq, including a bomb blast at a cafe in a Baghdad suburb, killed 15 people on Thursday, Iraqi officials said. The deadliest of the day's attacks was the cafe bombing, which struck in the evening hours inside a small cafe in the ...
Iraq launches large-scale offensive in Falluja
Body Recount in Iraq
Shelling, Clashes in Iraq's Fallujah Kill Eight
The Majalla Magazine
Shia v Shia
The Economist (blog)
AS THE ballots are counted following the election on April 30th, Nuri al-Maliki, Iraq's prime minister, is plainly determined to cobble together a broad enough coalition to stay in office. In the past he has consolidated power mainly at the expense of ...
Hakim calls for return of Iraq's National Alliance
Iraq off the Agenda
The Sectarian Narrative and Iraq's Elections
Without US troops, Afghanistan, like Iraq, could descend into chaos
Los Angeles Times
Iraq is being plunged deeper into the abyss of all-out civil war that it barely avoided in 2007 thanks to President George W. Bush's troop "surge." Today, violence is back up to 2008 levels as Al Qaeda in Iraq, now known as the Islamic State of Iraq ...
Why Iraq Is Moving Closer to Full-Scale Sectarian War
Attacks in Iraq, including a cafe bombing, kill 15 people in and around ...
Dozens dead in continuing Iraq violence
Ernst: I have reason to believe Iraq had WMD
Quad City Times
Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst said Friday that she has reason to believe Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, a comment that Democrats immediately jumped on with criticism. Ernst, a state senator from Red Oak, is one of five Republicans ...
Iraq veteran with PTSD accused of stabbing stranger seven times
But the judge approved the agreement after Brinkley's defense attorney explained that his client had served time in the military in Iraq, and suffered from PTSD. And Brinkley spoke for himself, saying he was “committed” to getting better through ...
Iraq, Afghanistan and Joe Biden's Foreign-Policy Record
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Another issue has occupied the United States for much of the four decades that Mr. Gates and Mr. Biden have so doggedly served the nation: Iraq. Even though Mr. Biden adamantly refused to acknowledge the success of the surge in 2007-08, his role on ...