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  • Leaving Iraq was Obama's biggest foreign policy mistake [Letter]

    Leaving Iraq was Obama's biggest foreign policy mistake [Letter]
    I read with tears in my eyes and an aching heart that President Barack Obama has ordered airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq while vowing that no American combat troops will be sent back to the region and that he will not allow the U.S. to be...
  • Pentagon says U.S. airstrikes won't break Islamic State's ability to wage war

    WASHINGTON The United States' senior military officer in charge of operations said Monday that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq have not affected the overall military effectiveness of the Islamic State and aren't likely to, as long as protecting American lives and...
  • What should U.S. do next in Iraq-ISIS crisis?

    U.S. cargo planes have dropped food and water for Iraqi citizens who escaped Islamic militants known as ISIS, and President Obama has ordered military airstrikes on ISIS-controlled areas. Some Republicans argued that Obama should do more by expanding...
  • Resolution to crisis should come from Iraq

    It was the correct action for the U.S. to offer humanitarian aid by dropping food and water to Iraqi citizens escaping Islamic militants. One could argue that strategic airstrikes were necessary to stop the movement of ISIS. The U.S. should encourage...
  • 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...
  • Maliki refuses to go as Iraqis turn to new leader

    Nuri al-Maliki stuck to his guns and refused to accept his removal as Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday, but his hold on power was tenuous as Iran's supreme leader, a long-time Maliki ally, publicly backed his replacement. Taking to state television as...
  • U.S.: Iraqi refugees' condition much improved; 114,000 meals dropped

    U.S.: Iraqi refugees' condition much improved; 114,000 meals dropped
    The Pentagon said Wednesday that airdrops of food and water, airstrikes on Islamic militants and other efforts had helped dramatically improve the plight of thousands of people sheltering on a bleak mountaintop in northern Iraq, making an urgent rescue...
  • Iraq's Maliki drops bid for third term as prime minister: TV

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Nuri al-Maliki has given up his fight to remain prime minister of Iraq and now supports his replacement, Haider al-Abadi, state television reported on Thursday. Maliki faced immense pressure to step aside for a less polarizing...
  • Occupation of Cyprus underscores hypocrisy of Gaza outrage

    LIMASSOL, Cyprus -- Cyprus is a beautiful island. But it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974. Turkish troops still control nearly 40 percent of the island -- the most fertile and formerly the richest portion. Some 200,000 Greek refugees...
  • Exclusive: Governor of Iraq's Sunni heartland secures U.S. support against militants

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The governor of Iraq's Anbar province in the Sunni heartland said he has asked for and secured U.S. support in the battle against Islamic State militants because opponents of the group may not have the stamina for a long fight....
  • France approves arms shipments to Kurds fighting Islamic State in Iraq

    France approves arms shipments to Kurds fighting Islamic State in Iraq
    France will send weapons to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to help them fight the Islamic extremists who have taken control of swaths of territory in the north and west of the country, the government in Paris announced Wednesday. President Francois...