ABC News (blog)
Obama Came To Office To End Iraq War, May Leave Having Started A New One
Just last year, the president gave a speech at National Defense University touting his success in ending the Iraq War and bringing more than 150,000 U.S. troops home. He talked of a new era of openness and freedom, and his desire to move America away ...
What 475 New US Troops Headed to Iraq Won't Do
The President's Speech About Iraq: The Hidden Message
Obama's ISIS plan = America's third Iraq war
Refereeing the John McCain-Jay Carney spat over Iraq
Washington Post (blog)
Earlier this year, The Fact Checker took a deep dive into the issues surrounding the politics of leaving a residual force in Iraq—and the facts are certainly complicated. In fact, the issue is so complex that both sides can essentially pick and choose ...
Fireworks: McCain vs. Carney on Iraq: "It's Not A Matter Of Disagreement; It's ...
WATCH: John McCain Dresses Down Jay Carney over Obama's Syria and Iraq ...
McCain claims victory in Iraq policy fight
What a Trip to Iraq Reveals About Obama's ISIS Plan
Hours before President Barack Obama addressed Americans Wednesday night about how he'll combat the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), John Kerry's motorcade pulled up outside the palace under a blazing hot sun.
Attacks Kill 30 People in Iraq's Capital, Baghdad
Kerry in Iraq: 'Full Speed Ahead' for Coalition Against IS
Iraq car bomb attacks kill 17
US plan to fight Islamic State depends on new Iraq leadership, Kerry says ...
BAGHDAD — Iraq's new broad-based government will be the “engine” of the Obama administration's plan to turn back the rapid advances of Islamic State militants, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Wednesday. But lined with familiar faces, the ...
Kerry says world won't let Islamic State win in Iraq
US wins Arab support for Syria/Iraq military campaign
Kerry in Iraq backs government, says Baghdad a partner against Islamic State
Bush in 2007 delivered eerily accurate warning about Iraq unrest
A prophetic warning from then-President George W. Bush before he left office about what would happen if the U.S. withdrew troops from Iraq too soon is getting new attention in light of the Islamic State's gains, as each of his predictions appears to be ...
Number of U.S. Air Strikes in Iraq Already Exceed Those in Yemen, Somalia
President Barack Obama laid out his strategy to “degrade” and “destroy” the extremist group ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, in an address to the nation on Wednesday. The campaign against ISIS would “not involve American combat troops fighting on foreign ...
New York Daily News
U.S. Arab allies ready to 'destroy' ISIS in Iraq, Syria
New York Daily News
After their talks, Saudi Arabia, other Gulf states and Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon issued a joint statement saying they were committed to stand against terrorism. They promised steps including stopping fighters and funding and "as appropriate ...
Vietnam v Iraq
The Economist (blog)
On why we are still willing to intervene in Iraq, Mr Packer writes that "unlike Vietnam, ISIS is an irreconcilable enemy and a metastasising threat." This seems to benefit from a bit of hindsight; it is not clear that Americans in 1975 knew that ...
Obama escalates ISIS campaign in Iraq, broadens it to war-ravaged Syria
"This was a very difficult speech for him," CNN chief political analyst Gloria Borger said of a President who campaigned on ending wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. "He's inserted us into the middle of a Syrian civil war." 5 takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech.
New York Times
Sunnis in Iraq Often See Their Government as the Bigger Threat
New York Times
Iraq's Sunnis vividly recall how militias linked to the governing Shiite parties staged attacks against Sunnis during the worst years of the sectarian conflict last decade, often in cooperation with Iraq's military and police forces, or while wearing ...