New York Times
Why Obama's Plan to Send Advisers to Iraq Will Fail
New York Times
LAST week President Obama approved an additional 450 troops to join the roughly 3,000 already in Iraq. Living inside secure bases nicknamed “lily pads,” they will train Iraqi soldiers for a few weeks via lecture and drill instruction. The graduates ...
A new strategy for Iraq and Syria
US questions Iraq's commitment to fighting Islamic State
Iraq denies Islamic State claim it shot down fighter plane
DIA Director sees Iraq as 'quagmire,' but strikes term from testimony
EXCLUSIVE: One of President Obama's top intelligence officers has privately concluded that the situation in Iraq is a “quagmire,” but struck the term from testimony being prepared for him to deliver on Capitol Hill, Fox News has learned. Internal ...
Northwest Arkansas News
Carter, Dempsey paint bleak picture of Iraq situation
Washington (CNN) America's two top defense officials presented a dismal outlook on the situation in Iraq Wednesday during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, even addressing possible U.S. policy if the country's current borders ...
Pentagon chief defends growing training program in Iraq — but acknowledges ...
US to fall short of Iraq training goal
Few Good Men: US Says Iraqi Recruits in Short Supply
Voice of America
Coalition Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 18, 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 ...
Theresa May issues warning to Britons considering joining IS
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq
Long War Journal
Iran, Iraq Leaders Confer on Islamic State
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Khamenei's security forces and intelligence services have helped lead the fighting against Islamic State in Iraq while also providing weapons, other equipment and uniforms to Iraqi soldiers and mostly Shiite militia fighters. The militias' front ...
Iraq's PM introduces US-designated terrorist to Iran's President
Iran buries 175 military divers killed in 1980s Iraq war
Iran's Support Can Eliminate ISIS From Middle East: Iraq
A new strategy in Iraq and Syria
A Syrian refugee carries children in southeastern Turkey as he and others flee intense fighting in northern Syria between Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants. The Kurds have shown commitment to the fight in Syria and Iraq and deserve direct U ...
Iraqi Sunni soldiers graduate amid complaints about equipment, low morale
Last week, the Obama administration announced it will send up to 450 U.S. troops to Iraq, destined for Al-Taqaddum, to bolster the training mission -- specifically to help train Sunni fighters. It was a decision taken after the fall last month of ...
Paris Post Intelligencer
82nd Airborne begins deployment to Iraq
Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division have begun departing to Iraq to back the U.S. intervention against the Islamic State. Master Sgt. Patrick Malone, spokesman for the division, said about 500 paratroopers from the division headquarters are ...
Marine found guilty of murder in retrial of Iraq war-crimes case for 2006 ...
To Defeat ISIS in Iraq, Obama Must Treble Our Forces
Shiite fighters launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants on the outskirt of Bayji June 11, 2015. The United States is considering building more U.S. military bases in Iraq to drive back Islamic State militants in a move that may require a ...
One year on, ISIS is only digging deeper into Mosul, Iraq
An Up Close Look at the Battle Against ISIS in Iraq
Obama rolls the dice in Iraq, as we hope for victory thru folly
Military jury sentences US Marine convicted of Iraq murder to time served
After the killing in Iraq came to light, then-U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus called it a "cold-blooded murder". On Wednesday, the military jury at the Southern California base found Hutchins guilty of murder, conspiracy and larceny but acquitted him of ...