Tanks Roll Through Streets of Baghdad as Maliki Deploys Forces.
Obama Calls Iraq "Long Term Project"; US Bombs Its Own Weapons; "These People Are Coming Here" Says Senator Graham.
The consequence of Washington's reckless and irresponsible political and military interventions in Iraq, Libya, and Syria has been to unleash evil.
U.S. "Humanitarian" Bombing of Iraq: A Redundant Presidential Ritual
The late, great critic of the American Imperium, Chalmers Johnson, popularized the salient concept of "blowback".
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar & Turkey all back terror group
US Ambassador to the UN, warned Russia, as US humanitarian bombs fell on Iraq, that further intervention in Ukraine, including under the pretense of delivering humanitarian aid, would be viewed as "an invasion of Ukraine."
The US military has launched air strikes against militants of the Islamic State in northern Iraq, according to the Pentagon.
In the name of "humanitarianism," no less!
The United States dropped laser-guided bombs on ISIS artillery in Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said ? the beginning of airstrikes threatened a day earlier by President Barack Obama.
President Obama authorized US airstrikes in northern Iraq Thursday night, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege. His announcement threatened a renewal
Destroying Iraq's Cultural Heritage.
Officials Had Previously Downplayed Chances of Arming Kurds
The commander in chief of the armed forces has issued orders to the leadership of the air force and the army's aviation units to provide air support to Peshmerga forces," Iraqi army spokesman Qassem Atta said in a statement, the BBC reported.
Many Soldiers Among the Slain Captives.
Ever since U.S. forces invaded Iraq and toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, the U.S. government has worried that Iraq would splinter into three states
Acting on a request from the central government in Iraq, a U.S. judge has signed an order telling the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a cargo of oil from Iraqi Kurdistan aboard a tanker off the Texas coast, court filings showed on Tuesday.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Salman Khaled has already lived through Baghdad's sectarian disintegration; with Iraq now splintering into Shi'ite, Sunni Arab and Kurdish regions, he says this time the survival of the country is at stake.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) group is asking all families in Mosul to circumcise their daughters or face severe punishment.
"Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other." - Thomas Jefferson
Remember when the extremist Al Qaeda spinoff ISIS (or, now known as Islamic State following the formation of its own caliphate in the middle of Iraq and Syria) was still a "thing" two weeks ago?
Who even knows what to call it?
A Pentagon report, revealed by The New York Times over the weekend, showed that the American troops working alongside Iraqi forces were at risk of harm from Sunni extremists who had infiltrated the Iraqi Army (and, perhaps, from the pro-Iranian Shiit
ISIS militants may be in a position to pummel other cities in Iraqi army control after capturing American-made weapons the group seized from the Iraqi military, Mitchell Prothero reports for McClatchy DC.
A speech by an ex-MI6 boss hints at a plan going back over a decade.
The Petraeus Legacy Comes Home.
Sandstorm Kept Kurdish MPs from Attending.
Government forces and allied Sunni tribal fighters battled to dislodge militants from a small town north of Baghdad on Monday, while two car bombs in the capital killed at least seven people, officials said.
The president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region will meet Turkish leaders on Monday as Ankara keeps a close eye on moves for an independent Iraqi Kurdistan amid the chaos in its conflict-torn neighbor.
President Obama recently sent a small contingent of American troops back into Iraq in order to support a weak and corrupt Iraqi regime that has been losing territory to a group of rebel fighters known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS