What is Trump's next move in Iraq?
This is especially true in light of Iraq's dire need for American assistance in its military campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS), and the president-elect's vague vision on Iraq during the run-up to the ...
Iraq troops aim to tighten noose on Islamic State in Mosul
Iraq says ISIS driven from town near famed ancient ruins
Canadian special forces shooting first at ISIS to protect civilians, allies
Trump could return Iraq war boosters to power
Although it is impossible to predict how a Trump foreign policy might evolve, one U.S. official who has served in Iraq said advocates of the 2003 invasion might be more inclined to commit additional U.S. forces to the fight against Islamic State there ...
Tony Blair went 'beyond the facts' in the case for Iraq, says Chilcot
Tony Blair went beyond "the facts of the case" when he put forward the reasons to go to war in Iraq, doing long-term damage to British politics, Iraq Inquiry author Sir John Chilcot has said. Sir John has remained silent on the report since its ...
Iraq: Suicide attack hits south of Baghdad
A group of attackers armed with suicide vests and light weapons killed at least six people southwest of Baghdad on Monday, local officials said. The attack claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Ain al-Tamer, involved six ...
Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 6; more would-be bombers stopped
Suicide Bomber Kills 6 in Southern Iraq
Mosul offensive in Iraq draws suicide bomb reprisals
For Iraq's Kurds, it's not about independence any more
Sulaimania - "When gold appears in the Euphrates River, out of a hundred men, only one will survive" - so recounted a Kurdish woman from Kirkuk whom I met on my way to Sulaimania in Iraq's Kurdistan region. She was paraphrasing a famous hadith, ...
Human Rights Watch: Kurds illegally destroying Arab homes in Iraq
Peshmerga accused of razing Arab villages in Iraq
How IS improvised by moving underground
Bond sell-off deepens, CO2 progress and good news from Iraq
Donald Trump's election victory continued to ripple through the markets on Monday, intensifying a global bond market rout. Investors were betting that the president-elect's mix of economic stimulus and protectionism will herald faster growth and the ...
Iraq sustains high crude output in October
Iraq Oil Report
Iraq continued to produce and export oil at nearly record-high rates in October, bolstering the country's negotiating position as it heads into OPEC quota talks.The Oil Ministry has not issued preliminary export figures for October, as it typically ...
Iraq plans to export 3.163 million bpd of Basra crude in December
Basra Light crude exports in December are set to edge up to 2.437 million bpd, the sources said, citing a preliminary loading program from Iraq's Oil Marketing Company (SOMO). Basra Heavy exports are expected to fall to 726,000 bpd in December, from ...
Are Kurdish forces in Iraq settling old scores?
Done. Unlawful retaliation. That is what Iraqi Kurdish forces are being accused of. US-based group Human Rights Watch says they are destroying large numbers of Arab homes and and even whole villages in northern Iraq, in what may amount to a war crime.
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Freedom from Iraq: How the GOP Can End the War over the War
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To move beyond the Iraq War, Republican foreign-policy elites must begin by overcoming their decade-long discomfort with it. Learning from the war should not mean re-litigating it or indulging in breast-beating self-flagellation that cheapens the ...