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  • Islamic State's advance raises new questions about US, Iraqi strategy

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State's capture Friday of the Iraqi provincial capital of Ramadi provides new evidence of the Iraqi army's weakness, the terrorist movement's resilience and the shortcomings of the Obama administration's strategy for defeating the...
  • Islamic State seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi

    Islamic State seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi
    Islamic State militants seized the main government headquarters in Ramadi, raising their black flag over the compound and setting it ablaze hours after a series of suicide car bombings heralded the start of a major new offensive by the extremists on the...
  • US plays down IS militants' gains in Iraq

    Despite major new setbacks in Iraq, the U.S. military command leading the fight against Islamic State militants insisted Friday that its strategy is working and that the militants' takeover of a key oil refinery and a government compound are fleeting...
  • Latest war adds new generation of mental trauma in Iraq

    The group of women, members of Iraq's Yazidi religious minority, first did deep breathing as a relaxation technique. Then, as their children played in the center of the room, they talked about the traumas they had lived through when Islamic State...
  • Jeb Bush learned nothing from Iraq War debacle

    If there was one question Jeb Bush should have prepared for -- should have had down cold -- it was the one he blew in an interview with Fox News' Megyn Kelly on Monday. He blew it again on Tuesday and, amazingly, yet again on Wednesday. It wasn't a...
  • In hindsight, Jeb Bush says, he wouldn't have invaded Iraq

    After days of refusing to say whether, with the benefit of hindsight, he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush relented Thursday and said he would not have invaded. "If we're all supposed to answer hypothetical questions, knowing what...
  • U.S. rushes new weapons to Iraq to blunt Islamic State advance

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State group on Friday took control of the provincial government center of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's largest province, and appeared to be in control of most of the city in a major defeat for the Iraqi government. Islamic...
  • 'Chiraq' is a lie -- Chicago is nothing like Iraq

    'Chiraq' is a lie -- Chicago is nothing like Iraq
    Chicago is a beautiful city that should not be disrespected by making a movie called “Chiraq” by Spike Lee. The city of Chicago is huge and offers many activities. The downtown area has many stores and beaches for the residents to enjoy....
  • Jeb Bush and others learned nothing from Iraq

    Jeb Bush and others learned nothing from Iraq
    Jeb Bush began a talk the other day by addressing the issue of his brother George, noted architect of the Iraq War, and he did not shrink from the challenge. "I can't deny the fact that I love my family," announced Jeb. So if you suspected that the Bush...
  • Trudy Rubin: Sunnis need aid to fight the Islamic State

    Anyone who wants to understand how the Islamic State can be rolled back needs to heed the message of two Sunni Arabs who visited Washington this week. I'm not referring to the Saudi crown prince and his deputy, who came to seek assurances from...
  • Analysis: How to talk about the Islamic State while running for president

    WASHINGTON The seemingly straightforward question of what to call the Islamic State, and the more difficult matter of how to fight it, will be defining issues of the 2016 presidential race. How to identify the group has, for some time, been a GOP...