Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against IS
BAGHDAD U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Abadi last week ...
Kerry Visits Baghdad as Iraq Grapples With Political Strife
Kerry makes unannounced stop in Baghdad to shore up ISIS fight
Kerry makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid ISIS fight
Thousands of Iraq, Afghan war vets sickened after working at 'burn pits'
Thousands of U.S. military personnel who served on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan recall the dense black smoke from burn pits where everything from IEDs to human waste was incinerated. Now many have died, and more are gravely ill. Those battling a grim ...
In case you missed it, the U.S. is solidly back in Iraq
It was also a stark admonition that more than four years after the last convoy of U.S. soldiers departed from Iraq and years after President Barack Obama repeatedly credited himself with “ending” the war, the U.S. - quite predictably - is back in Iraq ...
World War Three may have already begun in Iraq and Syria
Pentagon: US May Set Up More Small Outposts in Iraq
Restraint is still the best US policy in Iraq
Kerry: No more US troops heading to Iraq 'at this point'
Joseph Dunford said he and Defense Secretary Ash Carter expect more troops to be sent to Iraq. “We have a series of recommendations that we will be discussing with the president in the coming weeks to further enable our support for the Iraqi security ...
Iraq, Trustworthiness, and the FBI Investigation Make Bernie Sanders More QualifiedThan Hillary Clinton
Before addressing the differences in their Iraq votes and favorability ratings, Democrats should take a trip down memory lane and revisit the 2008 Democratic Primary. Now that Bill Clinton has displayed his true feelings towards Black Lives Matter ...
Sanders: Clinton should apologize to Iraq war victims
Foreign Policy In Focus
Iraq's Artifacts of Exile
Foreign Policy In Focus
In the initial aftermath of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, looters swept through the National Museum in Baghdad and carted off 15,000 items of incalculable value. Some of these items were destroyed in the attempt to spirit them away. Some disappeared into ...
Coalition Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 8, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported ...
Kerry's Iraq trip aimed to encourage Sunni states to step up ISIL fight
US-Led Coalition Against Daesh Carries Out 27 Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria
Life after ISIS: RT travels to recently liberated town of Kabisa, Iraq (EXCLUSIVE)
Battle-scarred streets, shelled vehicles and local residents who still remember ISIS brutality – an RT crew visited the recently-liberated town of Kasiba, which is slowly returning back to life. The small town of Kabisa (Kubaysah) in the Heet district ...
US military kills 2 Swedish Islamic State fighters in Iraq
Long War Journal
The deaths of Swedish nationals Khalid Ostman Timayare and Harris Cary Saneen was announced yesterday during a briefing by Colonel Steve Warren, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the US led military Coalition that operates in Iraq and ...
Strange Bedfellows: Have Washington, Tehran Teamed Up in Iraq?
As Daesh, also known as the so-called Islamic State terrorist group, loses ground in both Syria and Iraq, both Iran and the US reportedly worked together to prevent Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi from being removed from office last week. Massoud ...
Giving Iraq a Fighting Chance
Why Iraq's Kurds are united in Baghdad and divided in Erbil