Iraq names moderate Sunni parliament speaker in move to break political ...
Iraq's army and allied Shi'ite militia launched an assault to retake the executed former dictator Saddam Hussein's home city Tikrit from the al Qaeda offshoot known as the Islamic State and allied militants, who seized it in mid-June during a lightning ...
ISIS Executions Signal Sunni Infighting in Iraq
Iraqi Parliament Elects Speaker in Effort to Form New Government
Military assessment says Iraqi units infiltrated by ISIS, Iran-backed ...
Diplomacy Can Still Save Iraq
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Contrary to what pessimists are saying, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria's sudden sweep across northern Iraq does not have to end with the Middle East's borders redrawn. That would be a calamity; the United States should do all it can ...
Jihadists execute four Syrian 'spies' in Iraq
Iran-Saudi Deal Is Crucial to Resolve Iraq-Syria Civil War | The Nation
UN: Sanctions must be enforced on Iraq extremists
Foreign Policy (blog)
Top Marine Commander: Iraq Chaos Shows Costs of US Withdrawal
Foreign Policy (blog)
Stepping into an intensifying political debate, the head of the Marine Corps said the United States doesn't have the luxury of isolationism and said Iraq's deterioration may have been prevented if Washington had maintained a larger U.S. presence there.
To Avoid Unleashing Gaza-Like Airstrikes on Iraq, Congress Must Vote
What Would Reagan Do in Iraq?
The Kentucky senator went on to argue that Reagan was highly cautious about sending U.S. troops into harm's way, and that in that spirit, Republicans nowadays should resist renewed military intervention in Iraq. In a reply last Friday in The Washington ...
What Rick Perry's Iraq Attack Says About Rand Paul
2016 Republicans Must Have Answers On The NSA And Iraq
Why the Rand Paul-Rick Perry Feud Over Iraq Is Good for US Policy
Dick Cheney: I Have No Regrets About the Iraq War
The totality of the Bush administration's failure in Iraq is stunning. It is not simply that they failed to build the liberal democracy they wanted. It's that they ended up strengthening theocracies they feared. And it's not simply that they failed to ...
The Iraq That Dick Cheney Actually Left Behind
Tapper Grills Cheney: You Really Had 'Nothing to Do' with Current Iraq Crisis?
Cheney family sounds off after Iraq protests
Will Afghanistan be the new Iraq?
Los Angeles Daily News
Now they will control two — one Islamic caliphate in Iraq controlled by ISIS, and another in Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban and core Al Qaeda,” Marc Thiessen, political commentator and former speechwriter for Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld ...
Iraq Makes Strange Bedfellows
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
There are multiple layers to the conflict in Iraq: jihadists versus the government, Sunni versus Shiite, Iran's regional ambitions, Saudi Arabia's need for security and Russia's desire to supplant U.S. influence in the region. The United States has ...
Iraqi Parliament speaker chosen after days of deadlock
Lawmakers elected Salim al-Jabouri, the head of a Sunni coalition, as speaker of Iraq's Council of Representatives. The Iraqi Constitution mandates that the job go to a Sunni Muslim. The body also elected two deputy speakers. MAPS: Understanding the ...
In Iraq's disputed territory, minorities are embracing Kurdish control
TOPZAWA, Iraq — Up until a month ago, Baraq Taqan Ali split his time between two homes and two wives in what was a unified Iraq. Now, when the 55-year-old used-car dealer makes his weekly trip, he traverses the turf of two warring factions, neither of ...
If Iraq Is Full of Oil, Why Is It Running Out of Gas?
Ever since militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant swept through northern Iraq last month, a fuel shortage has gripped a region with some of the most abundant oil fields in the world. Dwindling supply has caused gas prices to soar from 40 ...
Kurds in Iraq to make their strongest push for independence yet
Kurdish minister: 'Iraq is a failed state'
Get Ready for Kurdish Independence