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Nouri Maliki

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  • Iraqi parliament approves defense, interior ministers, state TV says

    The Iraqi parliament on Saturday approved a Sunni Muslim to become defense minister and a Shi'ite to be interior minister, state television said, as part of a more inclusive government to help tackle Islamist insurgents. Six Kurdish members of the...
  • Iraqi lawmakers OK Sunni, Shiite to fill 2 top Cabinet security posts

    After a month of political wrangling, Iraqi’s parliament on Saturday approved Prime Minister Haider Abadi’s choices for two crucial national security ministries at a time when the country is struggling to contain an assault by Islamic State...
  • Iraqi Parliament fills out government with backdrop of Islamic State challenge

    BAGHDAD Iraq's Parliament has approved a series of key ministers after a month of wrangling, completing the formation of a unity government as the country's military and security forces struggle to push back the Islamic State. Publicly, most Iraqi...
  • Trudy Rubin: Obama, heed Panetta's message

    Leon Panetta has taken a lot of heat for publicly dumping on Barack Obama's foreign policy while the president is still in the White House. Where's his loyalty? the critics ask, as Panetta makes the publicity rounds for his new memoir, "Worthy Fights,"...
  • Leon Panetta's 'Worthy Fights' critiques Obama's policies

    Leon Panetta's 'Worthy Fights' critiques Obama's policies
    As a young Republican in 1969, Leon Panetta joined the Nixon administration as the director of the Office of Civil Rights. Panetta worked to integrate Southern schools, but after discovering that Richard Nixon's White House was trying to delay...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • The objective of destroying ISIS

    Last Sunday, President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Susan Rice was questioned on NBC about the American administration's war strategy concerning the Islamic State in Syria, the aggressive and messianic self-proclaimed New Islamic Caliphate....
  • Obama: messiah or mess?

    Obama: messiah or mess?
    What ever happened to the messiah? He for whom Americans danced in the streets on that unforgettable election night just six years ago. He who promised that humankind would remember this moment "when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet...
  • Special Report: How Mosul fell - An Iraqi general disputes Baghdad's story

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Lieutenant General Mahdi Gharawi knew an attack was coming. In late May, Iraqi security forces arrested seven members of militant group Islamic State in Mosul and learned the group planned an offensive on the city in early June....
  • U.N. says up to 180,000 refugees flee Iraqi town

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Up to 180,000 people have been displaced by fighting in and around Hit in western Anbar province since the city fell to Islamic State militants earlier this month, the United Nations said on Monday. Islamic State fighters overran a...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Panetta, critical of Obama in book, is largely correct

    Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's contention in his memoirs that President Barack Obama's insistence on total U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq facilitated the region's terrorist resurgence and that his Syria policy reflected "hesitation and half...