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  • Iran embraces al-Maliki replacement as succession tensions ease in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD Iran joined the United States on Tuesday in embracing the appointment of Haider al-Abadi to be Iraq's next prime minister, denying support to defiant incumbent Nouri al-Maliki's bid to retain power. Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni...
  • Pivoting away from Asia

    Pivoting away from Asia
    What do President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his "pivot" to Asia? Everything and...
  • Al-Maliki's replacement named as troops take to Baghdad's streets

    BAGHDAD Iraq's political crisis deepened Monday, with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordering military units to take up positions in the capital while the coalition his political party belongs to nominated a rival to succeed him as head of the government....
  • U.S. ready to help new Iraq leader; sends 130 additional troops

    BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country. Haider al-...
  • Haider al Abadi named to replace Maliki as troops take to Baghdad's streets

    BAGHDAD Iraq's political crisis deepened Monday, with Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki entrenching himself in the capital's International Zone while the coalition his political party belongs nominated a rival to succeed him as head of the government. The...
  • What is the nature of Hamas? Should Israel talk to it?

    My deadline is one week before you will be reading this. I am writing during a relative lull in the fighting. Hamas rockets are still being lobbed into Israel on a much reduced basis and Israel is bombing Gaza with reduced intensity. Both sides are now...
  • International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan

    International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
    An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace. It was not immediately clear if...
  • Obama vows justice for killers of U.S. journalist; rescue mission failed

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed justice for the Islamist killers of American journalist James Foley, as officials revealed that U.S. forces had launched a secret raid inside Syria last month to rescue him and other captives only to...
  • 'Today' vs. 'Good Morning America': Morning News Race Heats Up TV's Fiercest Duel

    Like most duels, this one starts at dawn. About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
  • Chaos in Baghdad [Editorial]

    Chaos in Baghdad  [Editorial]
    Just when it seemed the situation in Iraq couldn't get any worse, the government moved a step closer to collapsing into chaos on Sunday when its president, Fuad Masum, formally nominated a candidate to replace the country's authoritarian prime minister,...
  • A way out for US Marine— and Mexico

    A way out for US Marine— and Mexico
    Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi should not be a prisoner, and he should not be a pawn. Tahmooressi, who has family and roots in Weston, was arrested in March by Mexican authorities when he crossed the border from California with three loaded firearms...