Hundreds of new US troops to Iraq a 'possibility'
The top U.S. commander in Iraq, Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, by all accounts has not yet asked for more troops, several U.S. officials told CNN. "He engaged with dialogue up through his chain of command where he thinks there might be an area where we ...
ISIS shows it won't be dislodged quickly or easily
US military leaders discuss extra troops in Iraq: official
June 22, 2016 | Kiwis And Poles Bolster Non-Combat Roles Against ISIS in Iraq
Get ready for another Iraq War
Losing a friend in war is always hard. Losing a friend to a battle we already fought and won is worse. That's how my close friend Lt. Col. Ehab Hashem Moshen was killed recently by the Islamic State near Fallujah — refighting a battle in Iraq that the ...
Fight against Isis in Iraq could displace millions more people, UN says
Iraq: The battle for Fallujah shows the US needs Iran
Iraq's flawed liberation of Fallujah
How the Italian police wound up having a significant presence in Iraq
The riot control exercises are part of an expanding police training program led by Italy's Carabinieri, or gendarmerie police, which has stationed about 50 trainers in Iraq as part of the U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State. The goal ...
Judge orders release of Iraq war vet convicted of college student's murder
She was shot several times. Jennings, an Iraq War veteran with no criminal history who was studying to become a U.S. marshal, said he was 400 feet away when he saw O'Keefe's car rolling backward and heard gunshots but said he never saw any attacker.
The myth of a tripartite Iraq
The problem is that a tripartite Iraq has little bearing to realities on the ground, particularly in a post-IS context. Sunni Arab, Shiite Arab and Kurdish communities may be religiously and ethnically distinct and concentrated in particular regions ...
Out of Iraq's ashes, Kurdistan grows
ISIS Oil Ministry Headquarters In Iraq Destroyed In 34 New Strikes
Twelve ground and air strikes in Syria and 22 in Iraq, conducted by the United States-led coalition against the Islamic State, targeted the terrorist organization's lucrative oil and natural gas infrastructure and other sensitive assets on June 22nd ...
Religion News Service
Anglican leader in Iraq suspended in ISIS funding inquiry
Religion News Service
(RNS1-may7) The Rev. Andrew White, a chaplain at St. George's Anglican Church in Baghdad, speaks at a May 2014 news conference on Capitol Hill calling for action to aid Christians and other religious minorities in Egypt, Iraq and Syria. For use with ...
Moscow, UN Discuss Anti-Daesh Fight, Stabilizing Iraq
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has discussed the fight against the Daesh extremist group and the stabilization of Iraq with Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis, the Russian Foreign ...
Yuri Kozyrev in Iraq, 2002-2016: Witnessing the US Invasion, the Rise of the Insurgency and the Fight Against ISIS
Photojournalist Yuri Kozyrev has lived through the full arc of the war in Iraq – from the initial “shock and awe” phase of bombardment through the fall of Baghdad in April 2003. He worked on the front lines as more and more Iraqis grew to reject the U ...
Derailing Chilcot: The red herring of post-war planning in Iraq
Middle East Eye
“If they can get you asking the wrong questions,” the American novelist Thomas Pynchon once wrote, “they don't have to worry about answers.” When it comes to the US and UK's invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the subsequent occupation, the British ...