US Begins Striking ISIS in Iraq, Trying to Reclaim Tikrit
New York Times
The United States has struggled to maintain influence in Iraq, even as Iran has helped direct the war on the ground against the Islamic State. But as the struggles to take Tikrit mounted, with a small band of Islamic State militants holding out against ...
Airstrikes commence in Tikrit, Iraq
US conducting airstrikes to help Iraq retake Tikrit
US Begins Airstrikes on Iraqi City of Tikrit
Iran might attack American troops in Iraq, U.S. officials fear
They bitterly recall Iran's role during the Iraq war, when roadside bombs sent by Tehran to Shiite militias who fought the U.S. occupation killed hundreds of American troops. Some of those same militias have now remobilized to battle the Islamic State ...
US officials fear Iran might attack American troops in Iraq: report
Military Officials Fear Iran Could Once Again Attack US Soldiers in Iraq
Iraq's Shia militias are beating back ISIS. But are they the country's next ...
Iraq had a problem it needed to solve: its army has about 48,000 combat troops, but it needs many more soldiers in order to not just push back ISIS from northern Iraq, but to hold the towns ISIS had seized and restore them to order. The Iraqi state is ...
The war on ISIS is getting weird in Iraq
The British magazine The Week features Suleimani in bed with Uncle Sam, which is quite striking given that Suleimani directed "a network of militant groups that killed hundreds of Americans in Iraq," as detailed by Dexter Filkins in The New Yorker. The ...
New York Times
Veterans Hurt by Chemical Weapons in Iraq Get Apology
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The under secretary of the Army on Wednesday apologized for the military's treatment of American service members exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq, and he announced new steps to provide medical support to those with lingering ...
Salt Lake Tribune
Iraq's February Oil Exports Below Planned Level for IS Fight
Iraq's oil exports for last month were below planned levels, the country's Oil Ministry said Wednesday, depriving the nation of badly needed funds for its battle against the Islamic state group. Crude exports in February averaged 2.596 million barrels ...
Iraq's oil exports in February below plans
Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, March 24, 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 ...
To Weaken ISIS in Syria & Iraq, Exploit Its Declining Economic Legitimacy as a ...
Iraq debate gets heavy topspin from Canada's politicians
Parliament set to debate Iraq mission expansion, striking targets in Syria
US Conducting Airstrikes to Help Iraq; Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion ...
US Conducting Airstrikes to Help Iraq; Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion; Germanwings Crash: Audio File Recovered. More. U.S. conducting airstrikes to help Iraq retake Tikrit; Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion, could face life in prison; ...
The Globe and Mail
Syria's Assad urges united front with Iraq against terrorism: state media
Assad was quoted on his official Twitter account as saying "consultation and coordination between Syria and Iraq reinforces the successes of their people and their armed forces in the face of terrorism". Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, one ...
Iraq's Top Diplomat Meets With Syria's Assad in Damascus
Syria's Assad urges united front with Iraq against terrorism
Politico: US Troops in Iraq at Risk of Attack by Iranian Forces
"I think Iraq and the coalition forces are making considerable progress against the Islamic State. In fact, I would argue that the foremost threat to Iraq's long-term stability and the broader regional equilibrium is not the Islamic State; rather, it ...
CIA Director John Brennan: ISIS Momentum in Iraq and Syria 'Blunted'
After A Twelve Year Iraq Mistake, Time For America To March Home
ISIS: The “unintended consequences” of the US-led war on Iraq