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  • Turkey, Iraq pledge more military cooperation in fight against Islamic State

    Turkey and Iraq, both worried by the advance of Islamic State, pledged on Thursday to work towards greater military cooperation in their fight against the ultra radical Sunni militants. Turkey is already training Kurdish peshmerga fighters in northern...
  • Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'

    Inside Iraq's 'killing zones'
    Shi'ite militias and Iraqi security forces, engaged in an all-or-nothing struggle with radical Sunni group Islamic State, are blasting the Sunni farmlands that encircle Baghdad with heavy weapons. Military officers call their target areas in the rural...
  • Taxes still fund 'perpetual war footing,' at home and abroad

    WASHINGTON -- Two disparate news items caught my eye recently that demonstrate how our government can act in ways that mystify and anger the taxpayers who support it with their hard-earned money. The first was the report from the new prime minister of...
  • Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns

    Recent Iran airstrikes in Iraq help drive Islamic State from 2 towns
    Iranian warplanes have launched several airstrikes in recent days against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq, U.S. and Iranian officials said Tuesday, the latest sign that America's longtime adversary is conducting a parallel but largely...
  • Kurdish region, Iraq's government reach deal on long-standing oil sales dispute

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq's central government and the country's semi-autonomous Kurdish region reached a deal on oil sales Tuesday that officials in Baghdad are hailing as a major victory for the new administration of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. The deal...
  • Iraq, Kurds agree on oil deal, uniting to fight Islamic State

    Iraq, Kurds agree on oil deal, uniting to fight Islamic State
    Iraq's central government and leaders of the nation's semiautonomous Kurdish region unveiled an oil and budget deal Tuesday aimed at resolving a months-long dispute and presenting a united front against Islamic State militants. The accord provides an...
  • Trudy Rubin: Iraqi helpers now need help

    In Thanksgiving weekend columns past, I've written of my gratitude to this country for taking in my immigrant grandparents, and my belief that immigration makes this country great. This year I'm thinking about a special group of would-be immigrants a...
  • Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq

    Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq
    A centerpiece of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces. But new research shows the jihadists have been working since...
  • Congress must exercise its war powers

     Congress must exercise its war powers
    Before Congress leaves the capital for the holidays, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) must schedule a vote on an authorization for the war against Islamic State. It's a constitutional imperative....
  • President's foreign policy intentions lie in ruins

    Now that the usual vows of good intentions are over between President Barack Obama and the elected Republican leaders of the House and Senate — all vowing willingness to work together to break the long legislative stalemate on Capitol Hill —...
  • Why Iraqi army can't fight, despite $25 billion in U.S. aid, training

    Hussein Shehab knew things were going badly when he spotted the Iraqi police pickup trucks. They were flying the black flag of Islamic State fighters, who were driving the vehicles straight toward him and his fellow Iraqi security force soldiers. It was...