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  • Bush isn't to blame for Obama's latest Iraq problems

    Bush isn't to blame for Obama's latest Iraq problems
    As Oliver Hardy used to tell Stan Laurel is those old black-and-white movie comedies, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" That continues to be Barack Obama's refrain to his predecessor, George W. Bush, as he struggles in his sixth...
  • Attack in Lebanon reflects ISIS' resolve to disrupt wide region

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria apparently expanded its operations to Lebanon on Friday, narrowly failing to assassinate a top Shiite Muslim security official with a suicide car bomb just hours after a series of government raids captured...
  • Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution

    Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution
    President Obama said Thursday that he will send as many as 300 military advisors to help Iraq's beleaguered armed forces "take the fight" to Islamist insurgents, although he insisted that only a political solution can resolve the crisis. Several special...
  • Obama goes back into Iraq

    Obama goes back into Iraq
    President Obama's decision to send up to 300 advisers to help the Iraqi army reverse its recent setbacks is not as big a deal as it sounds. Opponents of the war, of which I'm one, shouldn't take it as the first step back into the quagmire. Obama has...
  • Iraq's top Shiite cleric calls for forming new government quickly

    Iraq’s leading Shiite Muslim cleric called Friday for a new government to be formed without delay and said all Iraqis must work together to resolve the country’s political crisis. The comments by Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the spiritual...
  • Analysis: Obama's restraint over Iraq reflects popular distaste for military action

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's decision to send up to 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq is a limited move to stiffen the beleaguered Iraqi government and army against an Islamist extremist-led revolt that reflects the president's aversion and the...
  • U.S. officials said to be pushing for the removal of Iraq's leader

    U.S. officials are actively pushing for the removal of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki and have held meetings with senior politicians who are angling to replace the embattled leader, according to Iraqi officials and a report Thursday. The U.S....
  • Obama's foreign policy woes lead to sagging approval rating

    WASHINGTON -- As critics debate whether President Obama is tough enough to lead America at war, he boosted his stock by ordering the capture of the alleged mastermind of the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Yet, at the same time,...
  • American leadership long overdue to stop extremist advance in Middle East

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Wednesday, June 18: Watching the whirlwind of violence sweep across Iraq, most Americans would doubtless prefer to leave Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his countrymen to face their fate...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Biden's partitioning idea may be Iraq's best hope

    In coping with overseas debacles, American politicians often fare better at playing the Blame Game or patting themselves on the back than they do with preventing problems or figuring out how to resolve them. It was that way a generation ago with China...
  • Iranian president vows to protect shrines in neighboring Iraq

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that Tehran was ready to protect Shiite Muslim shrines in neighboring Iraq under threat from Sunni insurgents. The nation’s top military official, however, said the Islamic Republic had no...