Obama's Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides With Reality in Iraq
New York Times
The seizing of large parts of Iraq by Sunni militants — an offensive hastened by the collapse of the American-trained Iraqi Army — stunned the White House and has laid bare the limitations of a policy that depends on the cooperation of often balky ...
'There is no force that could stop ripping Iraq to shreds'
ISIS poses threat beyond Iraq: Column
The US Is Flying Right Into The Iran-Russia-Syria Plan In Iraq
Why we stuck with Maliki — and lost Iraq
To understand why Iraq is imploding, you must understand Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki — and why the United States has supported him since 2006. I have known Maliki, or Abu Isra, as he is known to people close to him, for more than a decade.
Iraq's Maliki rejects pressure to give up premiership
Iraq Army Recaptures Saddam's Birthplace From ISIS Militants
Iraq chases Baghdad sleeper cells as 'Zero Hour' looms over capital
Iraq: It's not about us
Editor's note: Will Marshall is the president of the Progressive Policy Institute. The views expressed are his own. The debate over how to keep Iraq from falling apart reveals a peculiarly American kind of self-centeredness. When things blow up abroad ...
A Rogue State Along Two Rivers
Iraq: 1200 Years of Turbulent History in Five Maps
Iraq's Baghdadi calls for 'holy war'
Joint Chiefs chairman won't rule out more US military involvement in Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, left the door open Thursday to stepped-up U.S. military involvement in Iraq if ISIS militants pose a threat to the United States. In response to a question ...
Kurdish Leader Sets Path to Independence Vote
As Iraq fractures, Kurds find best opportunity yet to gain leverage
Poised to Gain in Iraq Crisis, Kurds Face New Barriers to Autonomy
India Nurses Stranded in Iraq to Fly Home Saturday
An Indian official says dozens of Indian nurses who have been stranded in northern Iraq are safe and will be flown back to India on Saturday. The chief minister of Kerala state, Oommen Chandy, said Friday that the nurses will return home on a special ...
Indian Nurses in Iraq Forced to Move by ISIS Militants: 10 Latest Developments
Indian nurses in Iraq stranded in area controlled by militants
Dozens of Nurses Seized From Hospital in Tikrit, Iraq, India Says
ISIS bombed in Iraq, but advances in Syria
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremist group, who have overrun much of northern and western Iraq, have been trying for weeks to capture the Beiji facility, located some 155 miles north of Baghdad. The group appeared on the ...
ISIL militants export oil from field in north of Iraq
Iraq targets Sunni militants around Beiji oil refinery, near Syria
Indian nurses trapped in Iraq to fly home, official says
BAGHDAD – More than 40 Indian nurses who were trapped by in territory captured by Islamic militants who have overrun much of Iraq in recent weeks are safe and will fly home this week, an Indian official said Friday. The nurses, 46 in all, had been ...
Indian Nurses Trapped in Iraq Are Safe
India says 46 nurses held in Iraq are free
46 abducted Indian nurses freed in Iraq, will be back home today
US Military Sees Iraq Incapable of Uprooting Islamic Militants
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Iraq's military is incapable of mounting an offensive against Sunni militants who have seized large sections of the country, the top U.S. general said Thursday, suggesting the U.S. might have to play a larger role in helping Iraqis defeat ...
Pentagon leaders: Iraq probably needs outside help to retake seized territory
US troops won't fight in Iraq battles, Hagel says
US Puts Little Hope in Iraq Being Able to Push ISIS Back
Iraq Conflict Cuts Trade Routes Into Turkey
Wall Street Journal
So far, Iraq's turmoil has had little effect on its oil exports, which account for more than 95% of the country's income. Still, the country relies on imports for 80% of its food, according to a 2013 report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, so the ...
Most disapprove of Iraq handling
U.S. voters still blame former President George W. Bush more than Obama for the deteriorating situation in Iraq, where militants from the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant have swept across much of the northern and central part of the country ...
George W. Bush more responsible for Iraq violence than Obama: Poll
Obama Gets Mixed Ratings For His Record On Iraq