Jeb Bush Would Have Authorized Iraq War — Even Knowing What We Know Now
After telling a group of fundraisers behind closed doors that former President George W. Bush was one of his advisers on the Middle East, the likely 2016 GOP hopeful followed that up telling Fox News' Megyn Kelly that he would have authorized the Iraq ...
Taking Note | Jeb Bush's Revisionist History of the Iraq War
Jeb Bush endorses his brother's Iraq invasion
Jeb Bush says he would have invaded Iraq, too
Wall Street Journal
Iraq Begins Training of Sunni Tribal Fighters to Stem Advance of Islamic State
Wall Street Journal
AMRIYAT FALLUJAH, Iraq—Iraq's Shiite-led government has begun training Sunni tribal fighters here in the western province of Anbar, in an urgent U.S.-backed initiative to stem recent advances by Islamic State. The setbacks in Anbar have exposed the ...
Plan to train Iraqi tribal fighters to face Islamic State lifts hopes in Anbar
Iraq launches Sunni anti-IS force in Anbar
'Islamic State' Sunnis sign up to fight 'Islamic State' in Iraq
Iraq begins training Sunni tribesmen to battle ISIS with US backing
May 10, 2015: Sunni tribal fighters secure central Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, 70 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi authorities on Friday signed up the first batch of 1,000 recruits for a new Sunni militia to help its security forces take ...
Scale of UK attacks on Islamic State in Iraq revealed
British aircraft and unmanned drones have attacked Islamic State targets in Iraq with more than 200 bombs and missiles in military operations that have been largely ignored, a Guardian analysis has shown. The air strikes, which began in the autumn ...
New York Times
Venice Biennale Pavilions for Iraq, Ukraine and Syria Reflect Strife at Home
New York Times
VENICE — When Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, fell to the Islamic State in June, members of the Ruya Foundation, an Iraqi nonprofit that set up the country's pavilion at the last Venice Biennale, considered scrapping all plans for this year's ...
Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 11, 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 ...
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Bernie Sanders challenges Hillary Clinton on trade deal and Iraq war
Sanders again linked the former secretary of state to the “billionaires” he says dominate US politics, but widened his criticisms to include the former secretary of state's positions on international trade agreements, the Iraq war and the threat of ...
Dozens killed as 40 inmates escape in Iraq prison break
Forty inmates in a prison in northeastern Iraq, including some convicted of terrorism charges, escaped amid a riot that killed at least six police officers and 30 prisoners, authorities said Saturday. There were conflicting casualty reports on the ...
40 Inmates Escape Iraq Prison in Riot That Leaves Dozens Dead
Police: 36 killed as 40 inmates escape in Iraq prison break
Iraq jail riot: up to 50 inmates and 12 police killed as dozens escape
Security contractor not adequately vetted before Iraq killings, says coroner
The private security firm G4S did not make sure that a former British soldier was adequately vetted before he killed two fellow security contractors in Iraq, a Stockport coroner has said. The killing of Paul McGuigan and Australian Darren Hoare by ...
Paul McGuigan murder: Killer 'not properly vetted'
Security guard unlawfully killed by colleague in Iraq, coroner rules
Bereaved mother blasts G4S firm over son's murder in Iraq
Comparing Iraq's Shiite forces to Iran's Basij
However, defeating the IS forces in Iraq is only a short-term goal for these Iran-led Shiite groups. They have negotiated with, and have put political pressure on, the Iraqi government in order to buy themselves legitimacy. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider ...