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  • Nouri Maliki's departure sets stage for deeper U.S. role in Iraq

    The resignation of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki after a bitter final power struggle sets the stage for increasing U.S. arms shipments and military advisors, deepening America’s role in a conflict President Obama had sought to avoid. White...
  • No-win situation with Iraq and the Islamic State

    To the editor: I'll cede the point to Jonah Goldberg that there is a clash of civilizations going on between fundamentalist Muslims and the West, and that the West's enemies are more than just some criminals. So? Now what? ("Prepare for a long war against...
  • Iraq conundrum: When is a combat boot a 'boot on the ground'?

    WASHINGTON The U.S. decision to send Marines and special operators into northern Iraq to assess whether to evacuate members of a trapped minority sect from a mountain and away from the Islamic State marked an Obama administration abandonment of a pledge...
  • Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter [Commentary]

    Obama remains consistent in his indifference to slaughter [Commentary]
    In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise. "By that argument you would have 300,000 troops in the ...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Obama demonstrates seeming indifference to mass killings

    In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide. He scoffed at the premise. "By that argument, you would have 300,000 troops in the...
  • U.N. Security Council blacklists Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council took aim at Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria on Friday, blacklisting six people including the Islamic State spokesman and threatening sanctions against those who finance, recruit or supply...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Too Cute! Pint Sized Litters of puppies...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 15

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. The officer who shot Ferguson teen Michael Brown stopped Brown and another teen because they were walking in the street, not because of a robbery a few minutes earlier, Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said Friday afternoon....
  • U.S. aid to Iraq may speed up despite billions already spent

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States may accelerate U.S. economic and military aid to Iraq with the end of Nuri al-Maliki's eight-year reign but will first want proof that the country's new leaders have abandoned his sectarian ways. Maliki's surprise...
  • New York Times Journalist Injured In Iraq Helicopter Crash

    By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - A New York Times journalist was injured in a helicopter crash in which the pilot died and other passengers were also injured. The Times reported on Wednesday that Alissa J. Rubin, 56, suffered an apparent...
  • Confronting ISIS -- 'It takes an army to defeat an army'

    When liberal Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and the conservative former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich agree on something, attention should be paid. Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, said last Friday that the U.S. must confront...