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  • Blast damages home of Iranian ambassador in Libya

    A bomb blast outside the Iranian ambassador's house in Libya's capital on Sunday which caused minor damage to the empty building was claimed by militants affiliated with the Islamic State group. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham...
  • Defense secretary looks beyond Pentagon in review of Islamic State fight

    WASHINGTON �� Barely a week into his new job, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is seeking advice beyond the Pentagon to assess strategy on the campaign to defeat Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. Carter, after a two-day visit to...
  • Iraqis worry they won't be ready for Mosul operation

    With the military operation to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State militants just a few months away, questions persist about whether the struggling Iraqi military will be ready for the fight. Iraqi officials continue to insist they...
  • Facing militant threat, Corker shoulders matters of war

    Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time. Now the combination of Republicans' political fortunes in last November's elections and brutal terrorism overseas has put the two-term Tennessee...
  • Jeb Bush mistakes slogans for reality

    Jeb Bush mistakes slogans for reality
    Foreign policy is a complicated and bottomless topic, which forces politicians to address it with abstract words and punchy sound bites. Smart politicians know the difference between the messy realities and the simple pictures they paint. The danger...
  • Official: Mission to retake Mosul to begin in April, May

    The operation to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State militants will likely begin in April or May and will involve about 12 Iraqi brigades, or between 20,000 and 25,000 troops, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday. Laying out...
  • Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals

    Donald P. Russo: 'Selma' Oscar snub, success of 'Sniper' upset liberals
    Brittney Cooper's recent article in the fashionable leftist online magazine, Salon, excoriated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd for her column criticizing the movie "Selma." According to Cooper, Dowd's primary offense was her alleged cultural...
  • UN food agency facing worst challenge since World War II

    The World Food Program is confronting its worst challenge since World War II in trying to tackle five top-level humanitarian crises at the same time, the head of the U.N. agency said Friday. Ertharin Cousin said in an interview with The Associated...
  • Feasibility of U.S. plan to retake Mosul from Islamic State uncertain

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plan for a major ground assault to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State is bold, ambitious — and perplexing. The Obama administration has set a goal of helping Iraq regain control of its...
  • Some signs of tension emerge among Islamic State militants

    As the Islamic State group tries to expand and take root across the Middle East, it is struggling in Syria — part of its heartland — where it has stalled or even lost ground while fighting multiple enemies on several fronts. Signs of...
  • Attacks kill 10 people in and around Baghdad

    Iraqi officials say attacks targeting public places and security forces have killed 10 people around Baghdad. Police officials say a bomb went off Thursday night near a cafe just south of the capital, killing three people and wounding 11 others....