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Jon Stewart, Iraq War Critic, Runs a Program That Helps Veterans Enter TV
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During the surge in Iraq in 2008, Nathan Witmer led an Army scout platoon in a thicket of villages rife with insurgents and roadside bombs. What he really wants to do is direct. Or maybe write — or produce. “Anything with movies was always the dream ...
After Ramadi, what options does US have for ISIS fight in Iraq?
(CNN) U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's remarks that the Iraqi military "showed no will to fight" during the fall of the key city of Ramadi to ISIS have deepened questions about the campaign against the Islamic militant group. ISIS' recent victories ...
Iraq is Bankrolling ISIL
White House Does Damage Control After Defense Secretary Carter's Remarks ...
Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria
Kurdish Leader Barzani: Iraq's 'Sectarian Army' Led to ISIS Gains
Iraq has failed to defeat ISIS because its previous government built a "sectarian army" that excluded Sunni Muslims, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan told CNBC. Masoud Barzani said recent ISIS gains — including the capture of Ramadi last week — have ...
Iraq Diary, Day 7: The threat to Karbala and the plight of Iraq's IDPs
Bob Woodward: Wrong, Bush Did Not Lie Us Into Iraq
HOST CHRIS WALLACE: I want to turn to a different subject in the time we have left and that is the politics of Iraq which has gotten a lot of attention in the last couple of weeks with Jeb Bush, with Marco Rubio and with a bunch of other people and ...
Iraq, Syria Battle to Keep ISIS Militants at Bay
A displaced Sunni man fleeing the violence in Ramadi carries a crying child on his shoulders, on the outskirts of Baghdad, May 24, 2015. Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on ...
Iraq, Syria armies prepare counterattacks against ISIS amid massacre reports
Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra
Key Syria-Iraq border crossing falls to ISIL
Iraq, the war that won't go away
Iraq, the war that won't go away. By Julian Zelizer. Updated 10:16 PM ET, Sun May 24, 2015. Election officials count ballot papers at night on January 30, 2005, in the Shiite. <img alt="Election officials count ballot papers at night on January 30 ...
This Memorial Day, Republicans weigh going to war in Iraq again
Bob Woodward: Bush Didn't Lie About WMDs to Justify Iraq War
Juan Williams: GOP dishonesty on ISIS and Iraq
Gen. Dempsey's first fight in Iraq shapes his approach to Islamic State
In the summer of 2014, President Obama and his senior aides were scrambling to respond to the lightning advance of Islamic State fighters across Iraq and the collapse of local forces in the face of the onslaught. Gen. Martin Dempsey, Obama's top ...
Robert Gates: Obama Should Step Up Military Assistance To Iraq
The self-declared Islamic State gained a real grip on Iraq and Syria this week, capturing the cities of Ramadi and parts of Mosul in Iraq, and the ancient town Palmyra, Syria. Most recently, ISIS has claimed credit for a suicide bomb attack inside ...
In Iraq, lessons of Vietnam still resonate
What are the right lessons from America's Vietnam experience that can be applied to the current situation in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East? The United States in the 1960s and early 1970s found itself backing a shaky South Vietnam government ...
New Zealand troops to remain in Iraq despite Islamic State advance
US President Barack Obama has described the losses as a "tactical setback" and said his administration's overall strategy in Iraq and Syria would not change. US leaders have, in part, blamed the IS advance on Iraqi forces losing the will to fight. New ...
John Key wants to visit Kiwi troops in Iraq
PM dismisses fears about NZ troops in Iraq
John Key says NZ troops won't quit Iraq as a result of Isis advance