Nato plans re-engagement with Iraq four years after departure
In response to a request for help earlier this year by the Iraqi government, the US-led alliance is also working on several proposals as well as the training, which comes despite the failure of Nato's previous attempt to create a professional officer ...
NATO working on plan to advise Iraq on reforming its army
Is Iraq worth the fight? After years of war and chaos, its people no longer know
Iraq's officials claim that the war is existential and that to win it will preserve the very boundaries that Bell advocated in 1921 after the demise of the Ottoman empire. From his vantage point across the river though, Hamid, 37, believes that much of ...
ISIS defeat could give coalition blueprint for success
Its arsenal has been massively enhanced by battlefield gains that began in Mosul and spanned over huge swaths of Iraq. Even the committed YPG had been struggling to beat ISIS's defenses -- until the airstrikes began. "If the coalition strikes, and ...
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U.S. troops and Shiite militiamen share Iraq base
A U.S. officer helps an Iraqi soldier with his newly issued M16 rifle in Iraq. American officials are wrestling with how to deal with Shiite-Sunni sectarian tensions within the irregular forces fighting for the government of Iraq against Islamic State ...
Report: American soldiers, Iranian militias share base in Iraq
American, Iran-backed forces share base in Iraq -- report
Report: American, Iranian soldiers sharing base in Iraq
US airstrike kills ISIS operative in Iraq's Mosul
In its terrorist designation in September, the U.S. Treasury described Harzi as a "high-profile" member of the self-proclaimed ISIS that has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria. It said he raised funds for the group, as well as recruited and ...
Key Suspect in Benghazi Attack Killed in US Airstrike in Iraq
US says Benghazi attack suspect killed in Iraq
Drone strike on Islamic State in Iraq kills Benghazi suspect, US says
This is a terrible idea for fixing Iraq, and Washington loves it
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in congressional testimony on Wednesday, put voice to an idea that has been rattling around US government offices for the past few months: The state of Iraq may be so irreparably broken that it can never be put back ...
The US Defense Secretary broached an Iraq possibility that the Obama ...
Iran, Iraq, Syria to strengthen cooperation against ISIS: officials
Iran, Syria and Iraq will form alliance against terror: Velayati
Congress gets a 'reality check' on Iraq, ISIS
a former Army and Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq as a civil affairs officer from 2005 to 2006, said he felt “there ought to be some U.S. military personnel forward with Iraqi forces” because when he was in Iraq, Americans who joined in patrols ...
Australian Isis fighters reportedly killed in Iraq
The reports said the pair, who travelled to Syria in 2013 and then to Iraq, had been killed in the past week by a drone strike. “We don't have any information at present to verify whether or not these reports are correct,” Bishop said on Monday night ...
Australian 'severed head' militants reportedly killed in Iraq
Reported death of Australian fighting in Iraq raises potential for ...
ISIS: Australians who severed heads of hostages 'killed fighting in Iraq for ...
Why a 2006 Iraq report merits a fresh read
That's from the beginning of “The Iraq Study Group Report” from 2006. Nine years later, it's haunting to revisit the bipartisan commission review chaired by former secretary of state James Baker and former representative Lee Hamilton (D-Ind.). Their ...
US Touts Kurdish Gains Against Islamic State As Model For Iraq
The recent blows to IS, which was achieved with the aid of U.S. air strikes and intelligence sharing, contrasts with the successes the militants have met with in other parts of Syria and Iraq, where the key western city of Ramadi fell to IS this spring ...
US, allies target Islamic State with 18 air strikes in Iraq
US, allies conduct 16 air strikes in Iraq, six in Syria
The Kurds Are Building a Country with Every Victory Over ISIS