Iraq

Agency Lacks Intelligence on Where to Find Potential Targets US officials are all set to launch air strikes against ISIS-controlled parts of Iraq, but are warning of a major “intelligence gap” in the CIA regarding where potential targets might conceivably be. And ...

Existing Authorizations Are Still in Place Earlier this year, President Obama gave tentative support to the idea of repealing the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against Iraq, noting that the war was over. Congress never pulled the trigger, with hawks ...

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant now controls vast stretch of land Islamic fundamentalists have opened new fronts in their battle to establish an Islamic state across Iraq and Syria as they launch attacks in cities which were ...

On Anniversary, War Is Largely Forgotten An anniversary not likely to be acknowledged heavily (if at all) by US officials, Monday marks the 11-year anniversary of the disastrous US invasion of Iraq, starting a protracted occupation the left huge numbers ...

This Monday marks the eleventh anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq—a solemn punctuation mark to the steadily increasing violence that has gripped that country over the past two years. Sectarian violence claimed more than 8,000 Iraqis in 2013 alone, ...

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