The New Yorker
Iraq: The Risks
The New Yorker
In 2002, Secretary of State Colin Powell commissioned two of the State Department's most respected diplomats to write a candid assessment of the risks if the United States invaded Saddam Hussein's Iraq. The six-page memo, entitled “The Perfect Storm ...
The Times's Baghdad Bureau Chief Answers Questions on Iraq
Iraq Committed to Fighting ISIS
Yu Xiaoqiu: The US loses control of situation in Iraq
Iraq's Shi'ite militia, Kurds use US air strikes to further own agendas
The fallout also risks worsening grievances that helped Islamic State find support amongst Iraq's Sunnis, and allows the militant group to portray the U.S. strikes as targeting their minority sect. That may make it more difficult to bring Sunnis on ...
Kurdish Oil and US Leverage in Iraq
How Kurds Came to Play a Central Role in US Plans to Combat Islamic State
Iraq's Kurds praise US support, want more against ISIS
Dick Cheney Tells GOP It's Time To Restart The Iraq War Machine
WASHINGTON -- The United States needs to rev up the war in Iraq, former Vice President Dick Cheney told Republicans Tuesday on Capitol Hill -- and most lawmakers seemed to agree with the man perhaps best known as a lead architect of America's ...
'Most of us think we did the right thing in Iraq'
Former VP Cheney meeting with House GOP as Iraq strategy debated
Not Every Republican Thinks We Should Listen to Dick Cheney on Iraq
Poll: Public supports strikes in Iraq, Syria; Obama's ratings hover near his ...
Americans overwhelmingly view Islamic State terrorists as a serious threat to vital U.S. interests and, in a significant shift, widely support airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The nation's increasingly ...
Poll: Americans Strongly in Favor of Military Air Strikes in Iraq and Syria
US Airstrikes in Iraq Hit Islamic State Vehicles
The U.S. military says it launched five more airstrikes in support of Iraqi government troops and Sunni tribesmen protecting the Haditha Dam against fighters of the Islamic State group that controls parts of northern and western Iraq. Central Command ...
Iraq's Battleground Dams Are Key to Saving the Country from ISIS
Iraq 'clears' IS from key dam area after US strikes
US: New government is 'milestone' for Iraq
Iraq Approves New Unity Government, Sets the Stage for Combatting ISIS
Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, right, and Ammar al-Hakim, left, the leader of the Supreme Islamic Council of Iraq, during the session to approve the new government in Baghdad on Sept. 8, 2014 Hadi Mizban—AP ...
Lawmakers Approve Cabinet in Iraq, but 2 Posts Are Empty
Iraq approves new government, opens way for expanded US role
Iraq crisis: Parliament swears in unity government
Obama administration denies 'mission creep' in Iraq, as US force size grows
As the unnamed U.S. air campaign over Iraq turned one month old on Monday, the Pentagon and White House continued to deny the fight against the Islamic State has grown into something larger than originally intended. The U.S. military is not, they say, ...
Chris Freind: ISIS fight in Iraq not worth another Middle East quagmire for US
Revealed: US has already hit 'well over 500' ISIS targets in Iraq -- four ...
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Barack Obama Is Fourth President to Put Americans At Risk In Iraq: Let Those ...
President Barack Obama has become the fourth straight president to order military action in Iraq. His airstrikes have destroyed American military equipment captured from the U.S.-supplied Iraqi army, which a decade ago American forces defeated and ...
Will President Obama Put American Soldiers in Iraq and Syria in Time?
Obama claims power to take action in Iraq, Syria
Iraq call for immediate military intervention as Obama unveils plan
US urges China to help with Islamic State in Iraq
Susan E. Rice, here for three days to lay the groundwork for a November visit by Obama, received no commitment that Beijing would join the fight in Iraq. But a senior U.S. official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said, “The Chinese expressed ...
Harper facing pressure to explain decision to send soldiers to Iraq
The Globe and Mail
The Conservative government will defend ordering special forces soldiers to Iraq on both moral and pragmatic grounds, arguing that Canadians are obliged to help stop a savage militant group whose self-proclaimed caliphate risks becoming a training ...
John Baird: Iraq 'inaction is not an option'
Canadian Troops Won't Have Combat Role in Iraq
Iraq Crisis: Canadian Special Forces Advisers Already On Ground, Nicholson Says