Poll: 70% of troops say no boots on ground in Iraq
As the tide of war rises again in the Middle East, the military's rank and file are mostly opposed to expanding the new mission in Iraq and Syria to include sending a large number of U.S. ground troops into combat, according to a Military Times survey ...
7 in 10 US Troops Oppose Boots on the Ground in Iraq
US and UK involvement in Iraq explained in 60 seconds
Obama admits they got it wrong on ISIS, Iraq
Fox News: “The president said in a wide-ranging interview on CBS' 60 Minutes that the Islamic State militants went 'underground' after being squashed in Iraq and regrouped under the cover of the Syrian civil war…[Obama] said his director of national ...
US-led forces strike Islamic State again in Syria, Iraq
Obama: US underestimated rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria
Iraq: Islamic State militants close in on Baghdad
Voices: A long love affair with Iraq
WASHINGTON — Bombings, beheadings and sectarian violence. Iraq today is a far different country than it was in 1957, when Phebe Marr, a 26-year-old graduate student, first set foot in the country after a bumpy bus ride from Beirut to Baghdad. Back ...
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Iraq Army Woos Deserters Back to War on ISIS
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QUSH TAPA, Iraq — The Iraqi military command has begun a campaign to re-enlist soldiers and officers who abandoned their units, a crucial step in its effort to rebuild an army that has been routed in battle after battle by Islamic State jihadists ...
Iraq Army Regrouping with Effort to Recall Deserters
DOMINIC LAWSON: Bombing in Iraq is a futile gesture which increases the risk ...
Military combat is not funny. But Britain's role in the civil war in Syria and Iraq reminds me of the scene from the Sixties satire Beyond The Fringe, in which a chinless officer drawls: 'We need a futile gesture at this stage. It will raise the whole ...
US Leads More Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq And Syria
ISIS threat: Syrian town fears massacre as Obama admits underestimating rise
The Confused War in Iraq and Syria: Cost and Opinions
Isis an hour away from Baghdad - with no sign of Iraq army being able to make ...
Three and a half months since the Iraqi army was spectacularly routed in northern Iraq by a far inferior force of Isis fighters, it is still seeing bases overrun because it fails to supply them with ammunition, food and water. The selection of a new ...
Why Obama Underestimated ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Why the US could fail again in Iraq
Iraq: Divided They Prosper - Analysis
Fifth RAF Iraq mission ends with 'no reports' of bombing
British Tornado jets have returned to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus after carrying out a fifth combat sortie over Iraq. The pair returned to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus, and BBC defence correspondent Jonathan Beale said there were "no reports of any weapons dropped".
RAF jets fly armed missions over Iraq – but bomb no ISIS targets
UK: Warplanes are set to strike in Iraq, but are gathering intel for now
British jets complete first combat mission over Iraq
Islamic State crisis: Iraq air strikes 'halt IS advance'
Amariya al-Falluja, 40km (25 miles) from Baghdad, is a key strategic town. It comes as a US-led coalition continues to carry out air strikes on IS targets in Syria and Iraq. The area around Amariya al-Falluja is now said to be calm, but there is a ...
Iraq: The frontline between Baghdad and Islamic State militants
Work with Syria to beat ISIS: Iraq
As the Abbott government this week considers the extent of Australia's military action in Iraq and possibly Syria, Iraq's ambassador to Australia, Mouayed Saleh, said his government was already discussing with Syria ways to work together to defeat a ...
Australian cabinet to sign off on military action in Iraq within days, Julie ...
Australian Jets on Practice Flights Ahead of Iraq Strikes
AU Completes 5th Air Shipment To Iraq But Rules Out Syria Intervention
U.S. military limits warplanes used for ISIS bombing in Iraq, Syria
8, U.S. Central Command has been choosing predominately small tactical targets in Iraq. It so far has held off from targeting harder-to-find objectives in urban environments where the Islamic State, also called ISIL and ISIS, maintains headquarters ...