Tom Cotton says ISIS is winning in Iraq. That is false.
Wednesday night, Sen. Tom Cotton went on Wolf Blitzer's Situation Room to talk about Iraq and ISIS. He said something surprising. "We just haven't rolled back the Islamic State at all over the last six or seven months since we began our air campaign ...
Iraq governor: Iran's influence hurting fight against ISIS
The fight against ISIS is raging in Iraq as Iraqi and Kurdish forces try to push back the terrorist group, though there are new concerns among U.S. officials over their strategy. Pentagon officials said Wednesday they aren't confident Iraq could secure ...
Middle East Monitor
Obama administration seeks to alter bill that has caused furor in Iraq
The House measure, tucked into an early version of an annual defense bill, would require the Pentagon to set aside at least a quarter of up to $715 million in military assistance to Iraq for support to Kurdish peshmerga forces and Sunni tribal fighters ...
Obama, Biden Tell Kurdish Leader US Stands by Unified Iraq
Kurdish President: Iraq's unity voluntary not compulsory
Scene of Iraqi Massacre Becomes Shiite Pilgrimage Site
New York Times
TIKRIT, Iraq — The concrete platform at the river's edge is festooned with flowers and streaked with blood. Along a back wall are photographs taken from a video of the horror that unfolded here last year: a procession of Shiite men, shot in the head ...
Iraq Upheaval Spurs Migrant Crisis
Sunnis slow to return to Iraq's Tikrit after IS rout, fearing victorious ...
Shiite leader threatens to mutilate those trying to dissolve Iraq
Emma Sky's remarkable rise in Iraq, in a virtually all-male sea of military men
Our collective memory of the Iraq War is invariably filled with men. There were the thousands of U.S. combat soldiers in helicopters and Humvees, toting M-16 rifles in full battle regalia with the latest high-tech gadgetry. There were Iraqi fighters ...
Kiwis back NZ troops' Iraq role
New Zealand Herald
The Iraq deployment is the largest since New Zealand's decade-long commitment of soldiers to Bamiyan province in Afghanistan. Photo / Supplied. A strong majority of New Zealanders support the Government's decision to deploy 143 troops to Iraq to train ...
Iraq's Baiji refinery under threat from ISIS: US
Iraq's largest oil refinery is under growing threat from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, who have advanced inside the perimeter of the facility, the U.S. military said Wednesday. U.S. warplanes have been carrying out air strikes ...
Leaders Reaffirm Support of Iraq's Fight Against ISIL
Iraq's Biggest Oil Refinery 'Threatened' By ISIS
Iraq's largest oil refinery under threat from IS: US
The New Yorker
A Free Life in Iraq
The New Yorker
Last Saturday night, in Baghdad, my friend Ammar al-Shahbander went to hear a concert sponsored by a local civic group. It was the kind of request—a fun way to support life going on in Iraq—that he didn't tend to refuse. Credit Photograph by Ammar al ...
U.S. Troops Have Stolen Millions in Iraq and Afghanistan
Former Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen, who served as the principal watchdog for wrongdoing in Iraq from 2004 to 2013, said he suspected “the fraud … among U.S. military personnel and contractors was much higher” than ...
ISIS Is Running a 5-Star Hotel in Iraq
Orbitz announces it doesn't support bookings anywhere in Iraq, and Booking.com without explanation reverts immediately to the original search page when you enter “Mosul, Iraq.” But old TripAdvisor reviews say it is well worth the stay—or certainly was ...
The Islamic State in Iraq: Year One
Islamic State reportedly operating luxury hotel in Mosul, Iraq
IS opens own 5-star hotel for jihadist commanders in Iraq, reveals report