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  • Pentagon operation name for Islamic State fight inspires criticism

    During World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill urged military leaders to come up with valiant names for battles so no mother of a fallen soldier need say her son was killed "in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'Ballyhoo.'"
  • Obama steps away from the Powell Doctrine

    We're three months into our newest war, the one against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and nobody's happy with how it's going. Hawks complain that President Obama isn't committing enough military force to win. Doves, noting that Obama just doubled...

    Iraqis show no sign of uniting in response to massacre of Sunni tribe

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State's systematic massacre of hundreds of Iraq's Albu Nimr tribe should have been an unmistakable wake up call for a country that may not be able to stabilize without long-term support from Sunni tribesmen. But nearly a month...

    Military chief says battle with Islamic State starting to turn

    Military chief says battle with Islamic State starting to turn
    The United States' top military officer told American troops on a surprise visit to Baghdad on Saturday that the momentum in the battle with Islamic State was "starting to turn," but predicted a drawn-out campaign lasting several years. General Martin...

    Pentagon considers having U.S. ground troops fight beside Iraqi forces

    Pentagon considers having U.S. ground troops fight beside Iraqi forces
    The Pentagon is considering sending U.S. troops to fight beside Iraqi soldiers as they take on more complex missions in the battle against Islamic State militants, according to Gen. Martin Dempsey, the nation's top military officer. American ground...