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  • Trudy Rubin: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

    One of the most frustrating aspects of President Barack Obama's "strategy" to degrade and destroy Islamic State in Iraq is that he seems to grasp why it isn't working. Yet he refuses to take the obvious steps needed to fix it (and I don't mean sending...
  • Dempsey doubts need for deep US role in Iraq, urges patience

    In the homestretch of a 41-year U.S. Army career shaped by war and the scars of war, Gen. Martin Dempsey sounds unconvinced that Iraq has found its path to lasting victory over the Islamic State group. But neither does the top military adviser to...
  • U.S. to train just one-third of expected Iraqi troops to combat Islamic State: official

    U.S. to train just one-third of expected Iraqi troops to combat Islamic State: official
    The U.S. will fall way short of meeting its goal of training 24,000 Iraqi forces to fight Islamic State militants by this fall, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday on Capitol Hill where lawmakers are already skeptical of the Obama administration's...
  • Iraq still in disarray 1 year after Islamic State took Mosul

    The Islamic State group gave only three options for the soldiers and police officers guarding Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, when they neared it a year ago: Repent, run or die. Many ran. Those who resisted died, often gruesomely in mass killings...
  • Orlando police, Iraq and lap dogs: Letters

    Orlando police, Iraq and lap dogs: Letters
    Orlando police 'best' My car was stolen from my driveway in College Park on May 27. I reported the loss around 9 a.m. to the Orlando Police Department. Shortly afterward, a patrol unit spotted the car and returned it to me before noon. This quick and...
  • Baltimore, Chambliss, and words: Letters

    Baltimore, Chambliss, and words: Letters
    Balto. post-mortem Some left-wing liberal loony made the observation not too long ago that all cops need to be disarmed. If anyone needs proof of the lunacy of that statement, they need look no further than Baltimore. Once my favorite city in the...
  • Doyle McManus: Obama has strategy for fighting ISIS, but it isn't working

    Doyle McManus: Obama has strategy for fighting ISIS, but it isn't working
    Obama administration critics often charge that the president has no strategy in the war against Islamic State, but that's not true. Eight months ago, after Islamic State's army swept across northern Iraq, President Obama's national security aides drew up...
  • Push to write new war powers for Obama stalls in Congress

    Push to write new war powers for Obama stalls in Congress
    A move to write new war powers to authorize the Obama administration's 9-month-old battle against Islamic State militants has stalled in Congress. It might even be dead. President Barack Obama doesn't seem to mind. And while lawmakers say they don't...
  • Iraqi prime minister caught between U.S. and Iran

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi found himself caught between his government's two most important allies - the United States and Iran - during his four day-visit in Washington. Abadi's trip was intended to shore up U.S. military support for the...
  • Obama pledges more humanitarian aid to visiting Iraqi premier

    President Obama announced $200 million in additional humanitarian aid to Iraq on Tuesday but was noncommittal on the request from visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi for more sophisticated weapons to fight Islamic State militants. Obama said...
  • Iraqi premier to seek U.S. help in war against Islamic State

    Iraqi premier to seek U.S. help in war against Islamic State
    When Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi sits down in the Oval Office on Tuesday, he is expected to ask President Obama to boost U.S. military assistance to help his beleaguered government push Islamic State militants out of Iraq. But Obama will be...