Iraq enlisted 100000 militiamen to fight ISIL and now it can barely control them
Militiamen in Basra, Iraq's second city, deep in the Shia-majority south, have been accused of demanding “protection money” from businesses. Some of their colleagues in the north are said to have carried out atrocities or looting after re-taking mostly ...
Iraq forces break oil refinery siege, liberate soldiers
George W. Bush didn't just lie about the Iraq War. What he did was much worse.
The Week Magazine
After all, George W. Bush left office with an approval rating hovering in the low 30s, and his grandest project was the gigantic catastrophe of the Iraq War, which we're still dealing with and still debating. If you're a Republican right now you're no ...
Jeb Bush's new Iraq strategy: Blame Obama
Obama pushes back against GOP line on Iraq
Revisiting the Roots of the Iraq War
New York Times
US to Send Rockets to Iraq for ISIS Fight
New York Times
The deployment of the weapons, expected to arrive in early June after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq asked for them during a visit to Washington last month, comes as the defeated Iraqi security forces regroup outside the city. A senior State ...
Isis advance blows hole in Obama's Iraq strategy
Sunni Tribes in Iraq Divided Over Battle Against Islamic State
Islamic State expands territory in Syria, Iraq and Libya
Cabbie Anis Sardar Convicted in Iraq Bomb Death of Sgt. Randy Johnson
The five soldiers in the Stryker were checking out an unfamiliar section of Baghdad when the bomb blew up just as they drove by a fortress-like monument. After the boom came smoke, the smell of battery acid — and then the screams. The blast forced the ...
Cab driver guilty of Iraq bomb murder
American soldier killed in Iraq finally gets justice
British man found guilty in US soldier's death in Iraq
GOP grapples with ground troops in Iraq
But the shocking advances of ISIS over the past year -- from the gruesome beheadings of Americans to the group's success in conquering key Iraqi cities like Ramadi -- are creating a new uncertainty about whether the U.S. should re-engage in Iraq ...
MSNBC's Roberts: Bush Still to Blame for Iraq Turmoil
This GOP Hopeful Wants to Invade Iraq With Ground Troops. Seriously.
Russia offers military aid to Iraq during PM visit
The advances by IS, which captured the Iraqi city of Ramadi last weekend and on Thursday was tightening its grip on the historic city of Palmyra in neighboring Syria, have exposed the shortcomings of Iraq's army and the limitations of U.S. air strikes ...
Russia is making moves in Iraq
Iraq's PM seeks fresh support in Moscow talks
Russia, Iraq To Expand Military Ties
New York Times (blog)
Taking Note | Readers Respond: On Errors, Lies and Mistakes in Iraq
New York Times (blog)
As debate about the legitimacy of the Iraq War reopened this week, many readers argued that the war was wrong and based on falsified intelligence, even as a few wrote they are pleased that Saddam Hussein was deposed. Paul Krugman wrote in his ...
Neoconservatives: That Iraq Question Roiling the GOP Field Is Stupid
RETURN TO REASON
David Brooks' Shameless Defense of the Iraq War
Pentagon says U.S. anti-armor weapons due in Iraq next week
WASHINGTON — An expedited shipment of 2,000 lightweight shoulder-fired weapons intended to help the Iraqi army stop the Islamic State group's increasingly effective use of car bombs should arrive in Iraq as soon as next week, the Pentagon said ...
Pentagon sending 2000 anti-tank weapons to Iraq
Isis in Iraq: The Sunni mayor of a captured town given 'do what we want or die ...
But Ahmed Ali, director of the Iraq Security and Humanitarian Monitor project Epic, said that no one group will be solely responsible for wreaking havoc in liberated areas. “Whoever clears Isis-controlled areas – whether it is the tribes, the popular ...
Well, what is the GOP's Iraq strategy?
Watching conservative pundits and politicians fumble over whether the United States should have invaded Iraq 12 years ago makes clear just how divided and unsure Republicans are about what they would do differently. When one peels away the rhetoric, ...