I'm a refugee from Iraq, and I'm tired of being a pawn in a political debate
The first time I came to America, I was a student, filled with excitement about living in a place I knew through my favorite television shows. The second time, I was a refugee, fleeing my home country of Iraq after the rise of ISIS. These two ...
The Unlikely Home of the World's Next Tallest Skyscraper
And the Bride isn't destined for the UAE or Saudi Arabia. The world title-holder will be built in Basra, Iraq. That might seem like a shock, too, since Basra was the site of the first major battle in 2003 during the Iraq War, and given that Iraq's ...
Iraq is planning a solar powered skyscraper that's 1000 feet taller than the ...
Iraq reveals plans to build world's tallest tower
World's tallest building and 'first vertical city' planned for Iraq
ISIS used tunnels to hide under besieged Iraq city
IRBIL, Iraq -- Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ...
Inside Islamic State's underground lair
Secret underground ISIS tunnels discovered in Iraq by Kurdish troops during raid
ISIS secret tunnels found in liberated Yezidi region north Iraq
American Enterprise Institute
The view from Iraq
American Enterprise Institute
Over at Commentary, I blogged in detail about different aspects of the view from Iraq, including Iranian influence, the economic challenge Iraqis face, increasing Iraqi frustration with US generals more anxious to be talking heads than military ...
Iran says US has plan to divide Iraq, pleads with Iraqis to resist
In August, outgoing U.S. Army chief of staff General Ray Odierno drew condemnation from Baghdad and Tehran when he said reconciliation between Shi'ites and Sunnis in Iraq was becoming harder and that partitioning the country "might be the only solution.
Iran's Leader calls for efforts to confront plots to partition Iraq
I admit it – Iraq was a mistake. But that shouldn't stop us intervening in Syria
Back in London, Sir John Chilcot is laboriously assembling a very different monument – the long overdue report on the handling of the Iraq war. There are other monuments to lives lost in Iraq, but this one will contain a small pile of ruined ...
Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, November 25, 2015 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials ...
Iraq: Turning The Tide
Military strikes continue against ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq
US-Led Coalition Against ISIL Conducts 23 Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria
Iraq says ISIS on defensive in Ramadi, blowing up homes
BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Islamic State group (ISIS) is on its last breath in the city of Ramadi, where it is blowing up homes to punish young men who have fled and joined the Iraqi Army, an Iraqi officer and the government said. "In retaliation for the (men ...
Iraq forces gain more grounds against Daesh in Ramadi
"UK should consider ground forces in Syria, Iraq"
The UK's former Foreign Secretary William Hague says London should not rule out having some of its own forces on the ground in Syria and Iraq. In an article published in the Telegraph, Hague wrote that the destruction of ISIL militants also known as ...
Hague admits Iraq War 'wrong' but calls for British ground troops to smash ...
UK Former Foreign Sec Admits Iraq 'Mistake', Calls for Syrian Intervention
Iraq “mistake” shouldn't stop us to intervene in Syria, says Hague
How the US campaign in Iraq has escalated with a new weapon: rocket artillery
Last week, close watchers of the many-sided war in Iraq and Syria learned from an apparently inadvertent Russian state television disclosure that Russia has upped the ante in its eight-week-old war in Syria, apparently adding ground-based artillery to ...