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  • Iraq militants launch attack on vital oil refinery

    Iraq militants launch attack on vital oil refinery
    Anti-government militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq’s largest oil refinery, while Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against “terrorism.” Sunni rebels affiliated with the...
  • ISIS -- is it too extreme to survive?

    Just how terrifying is the Sunni Muslim extremist group that's taken over a huge swath of territory in northern Iraq? Here are some clues: After seizing Iraq's second-largest city, the group, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS,...
  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • 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...
  • Insurgents attack Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji

    Antigovernment militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq's largest oil refinery, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against terrorism. Meanwhile, officials in India confirmed that 40 Indian...
  • Iraq's largest refinery ablaze as militants, government fight for control

    IRBIL, Iraq Skirmishes over Iraq's largest oil refinery left part of the facility ablaze Wednesday as Islamic militants battled Iraqi security forces for control. Iraqi state television reported that security forces remained in control of the refinery...
  • Laurel and Hardy in the Oval Office

    WASHINGTON -- 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...
  • Michael Doran and Max Boot: The growing disaster in Iraq

    Michael Doran and Max Boot: The growing disaster in Iraq
    The growing disaster in Iraq has triggered anguished debate over two fundamental questions: What went wrong? And what do we do about it? Surprisingly, many people who disagree vehemently about the former question (in particular, whether President George...
  • Senators to Pentagon brass: Did we waste billions in Iraq?

    WASHINGTON Senators challenged the nation's top military leaders Wednesday over the recent chaos in Iraq, asking how Iraqi troops could be fleeing their posts after the United States spent billions training and equipping them. At a Senate hearing...
  • Send Petraeus To Broker Concessions

    Although the present situation in Iraq is not of America's doing, it looks like everybody is looking toward Washington to come up with solutions. In my view, the situation in Iraq is similar to 2006, when country was on the verge of a wider Sunni vs....
  • Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support to fight militants

    Iraq crisis: Government asks U.S. for air support  to fight militants
    President Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance" for the country, which is grappling with insurgents led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...