Iraq's defence minister criticises US about timing of battle against Isis
The US and its allies have launched months of air strikes against Isis targets and Washington is training up and equipping the Iraqi military to recapture territory. The battle for Mosul – the largest city in northern Iraq – is expected to be pivotal ...
Why the Iraq offensive will fail
New ISIS video shows Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers in cages in Iraq
ISIS seizes US-made arms in Iraq's Anbar
Voices: In Iraq, a one-woman campaign against ISIL
"She looks like a sad and hopeless angel," the former investigative reporter wrote from a hospital in northern Iraq on Feb. 10. Shammo explained the teenager had escaped with other female captives during recent airstrikes against the invaders. Three of ...
Attacks Kills 19 People in Iraq
Multiple bombings, including a suicide truck bomb attack on Shiite militiamen, killed 19 people on Sunday in Iraq, as police found four bodies with gunshots wounds in the capital, officials said. Police officials said the deadliest attack took place ...
Separate bombings leave 19 dead, injure dozens in Iraq
The Fiscal Times
ISIS Turns to Chemical Weapons As It Loses Ground in Iraq
The Fiscal Times
A few weeks ago, the US Central Command announced that an air raid had killed an ISIS chemical weapon expert in Mosul. The ISIS operative, Iraqi engineer Mahmoud al-Sabawi, used to work at Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons program before he ...
Radio New Zealand
Why are we sending troops to Iraq?
Prime Minister John Key probably genuinely motivated by daily horrors in Iraq and Syria. But the reality is that coming to the aid of the Iraqi people is advantageous - if not necessary - to New Zealand's geo-political interests. Despite his insistence ...
Key holds decision on troops to Iraq until tomorrow
100 years of invading Iraq
Decision due today on Iraq deployment
Can One Theory Win in Iraq Back-to-Back?
Much has been written about this subject—and, indeed, about this author—elsewhere, but Nagl's memoir offers at one and the same time arresting new insights into the saga of counterinsurgency's adaptation in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a very sound, ...
Jeb Bush's Iraq War Cop-Out
Very few promoters of the Iraq War faced any accountability for their aggressive war, nor it seems were many lessons learned. This failure is being tested again as President George W. Bush's brother Jeb seeks the White House without a serious critique ...
WATCH: Bill Kristol tells incredulous congressman that 'Iraq was safe and ...
Military denies any discussion with Tony Abbott over sending troops to Iraq
News Corp papers on Saturday reported that the prime minister contemplated sending 3,500 Australian combat troops to Iraq without the backing of key allies to fight Islamic State. But Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin and the defence department secretary, ...
Tony Abbott forced to deny reports of plan to invade Iraq
Civil and military chiefs deny report of Abbott's Iraq invasion plan
Abbott rejects Iraq troops story
Obama admin gives cover to Iraq Shiite militia abuses: Ex US official
He argues that through its response to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), “The United States is now acting as the air force, the armory, and the diplomatic cover for Iraqi militias that are committing some of the worst human rights abuses on ...
Waking Iraq's Sunnis to Crush Islamic State
Amid rising abuse, Iraq's Sunnis seek assurances
Kurdistan's right to secede: The case for a new state in Northern Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
Iran's Shiite Militias Are Running Amok in Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
By Ali KhederyAli Khedery is chairman and chief executive of Dragoman Partners LLC, an international strategic advisory firm. The longest continuously serving American official in Iraq, he was special assistant to five American ambassadors in Iraq and ...
Iraq civil war leader rallies Shi'ite fighters against Islamic State
Officials in Iraq are literally drawing sectarian lines