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  • Iraqi captive at Guantanamo gets Marine lawyer who invaded Iraq

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba An Iraqi prisoner accused of war crimes as commander of al-Qaida's resistance against the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan met for the first time Monday with the lawyer chosen by the Pentagon to defend him: a Marine lawyer...
  • U.S. announces airstrikes in Iraq near Baghdad, Sinjar

    The U.S. military's Central Command released the following statement late Monday about airstrikes against Islamic State targets: "U.S. Military Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIL near Sinjar and Southwest of Baghdad "U.S. military forces continued to...
  • Obama vows to hunt Islamic State militants 'wherever they exist'

    President Obama¬†outlined a “steady, relentless” strategy Wednesday to combat Islamic State fighters “wherever they exist,” signaling that he will target the militant group in Iraq and neighboring Syria, where the fighters have...
  • Iran: anti-Islamic State coalition 'shrouded in serious ambiguities'

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Thursday the emerging international coalition to battle Islamic State militants was "shrouded in serious ambiguities", Iranian state television reported. Islamic State fighters have seized major Iraqi cities and towns...
  • Obama's Iraq policy gains bipartisan support, polls show

    Majorities of Republicans and Democrats say they support President Obama's plan for attacking Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, a rare bit of bipartisan backing for the president, two new polls show. Six in 10 Democrats and a slightly larger share of...
  • Trudy Rubin: Finding the right words for the fight against ISIS

    "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. . . . The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity." William Butler Yeats, "The Second Coming" Republicans were berating Secretary...
  • World leaders vow to help Iraq fight Islamic State using 'all means'

    World leaders pledged Monday at a crisis summit to help Iraq fight Islamic State militants using “all means possible,” including military action. The emergency conference in Paris -- attended by 26 countries including key players in the...
  • Iran says it rejects U.S. cooperation requests on Islamic State

    Iran says it rejects U.S. cooperation requests on Islamic State
    Iran has rejected direct overtures from top U.S. diplomats, including Secretary of State John F. Kerry, to cooperate with Washington in the battle against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, Iran’s supreme leader said Monday. In his most extensive...
  • Obama's request to arm Syrians faces skepticism before Congress votes

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's request for Congress to authorize the training and equipping of Syrian rebels seemed a modest piece of the administration's new offensive against Islamic State militants. But it has proved to be anything but easy as...
  • America's still ready to lead

    America's still ready to lead
    It's a reality of our age that this nation is not free to tune out the world's problems and just focus on matters inside our borders. There are destabilizing forces of all kinds out there. Many are a legacy of 9/11. Others stem from the Cold War's end...
  • Obama's uncertain trumpet

    Obama's uncertain trumpet
    — In his recent Islamic State speech, President Barack Obama said many of the right things. Most importantly, he finally got the mission right: degrade and destroy the enemy. This alone will probably get him a bump in the polls, which have dropped...