ISIS campaign as unpopular as Iraq offensive before 2007 surge
And nearly the same percent of people blame President Barack Obama's policies for the current situation in Iraq as those who hold President George W. Bush responsible, the survey showed. Overall, 44% say they blame Obama's policies for the problems in ...
Iraq: Islamic State bomb attack 'kills 45 police officers'
At least 45 Iraqi police officers have been killed in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in Anbar province, security officials say. Suicide bombers rammed three vehicles packed with explosives into a base in the Tharthar area, on a road ...
41 killed in ISIS suicide attacks at police base in western Iraq
ISIS suicide bombers kill dozens in Iraq's Anbar province
IS suicide attackers slow Iraq's Ramadi counterattack
Iraq's tragic 'unraveling'
Emma Sky expected to spend three months in Iraq apologizing to the Iraqi people for the invasion launched by George W. Bush and her prime minister, Tony Blair. That was in 2003, when Sky was a 35-year-old, left-leaning, Oxford-educated, Arabic-speaking ...
Just great: Iraq may have lost more than 2000 Humvees to ISIS
We already knew that Iraq's army was something of a disappointment (to put it kindly) in terms of standing up for themselves, but it seems that they may have been even more careless with the gear we gave them than was previously being reported. Vice ...
Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 1, 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 terrorists in Syria and Iraq
IS conflict: Petraeus urges Iraq to use politics to win
"Industrial-strength" extremists cannot be dealt with "just with force of arms", he said in a rare interview. During the Iraq war, Mr Petraeus devised the strategy that saw a "surge" in US troop numbers and secured support from Sunni tribesmen against ...
The US needs a grand plan beyond Iraq
The US is embracing a dark reality in Iraq
But, as Aaron David Miller noted in The Wall Street Journal, this could undermine Iraq's central, Shia-dominated government and make Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi look weak to his Shia constituency. Consequently, Baghdad has not agreed to arm Sunni ...
Iraq plan for swift assault on Isil-held Ramadi 'laughable', says militia leader
No U.S.-trained troops in Iraq's new fight for Ramadi
Iraq exists only as an idea, not a nation
Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi Says Forces Lost 2300 Humvees to ISIS
Iraq's security forces lost around 2,300 Humvees to ISIS when they retreated from Mosul last year, according to the country's prime minister. The United States has supplied Iraq with hundreds of millions of dollars in military hardware, including ...
Men brace for 'beard patrols' in Iraq's IS-held Mosul
Iraq lost 2300 Humvees in Mosul: PM
Iraq Lost 2300 Humvees in Mosul, Prime Minister Says
Raising sectarian tensions in Iraq?
A video that shows a man suspended over a fire being burned is focusing attention on the human suffering in Iraq, and the country's sectarian divide. The latest pictures released online appear to show members of a pro-government Shia militia burning a ...
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WATCH: ISIS suffers losses in Iraq, makes gains in Syria
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Meanwhile the United States and its allies carried out 17 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period in their latest attacks on the group, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Sunday. Thirteen of the strikes were near ...
Missy Ryan: Gen. Dempsey's first fight in Iraq shapes his approach to Islamic ...