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  • Iraqi parliament approves ex-Iraqi PM Nuri al-Maliki, ex-premier Iyad Allawi and ex-parliament speaker Nujaifi as vice presidents

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament on Monday approved for the posts of vice president the last prime minister Nuri al-Maliki, a Shi'ite Islamist, Sunni politician Usama al-Nujaifi, former parliament speaker, and Iyad Allawi, a secular Shi'ite and...
  • ISIS is not invincible [Editorial]

    ISIS is not invincible  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama plans to address the nation tomorrow to lay out his strategy for defeating ISIS, the radical Islamist group whose gruesome beheadings and mass killings have terrorized tens of thousands of Iraqi and Syrian civilians in the areas...
  • Discord greets Iraq's 'unity government;' Kurds boycott

    BAGHDAD The Iraqi government whose advent Obama administration officials hailed Monday as "a major milestone" in the country's push to confront the Islamic State looked less attractive on Tuesday: The Cabinet consists mainly of holdovers from previous...
  • Is Iraq's new government the ally Obama is looking for?

    U.S. leaders hope the government approved by Iraqi lawmakers this week can unite the country’s fractured ethnic and religious communities against the extremist group known as Islamic State. Secretary of State John F. Kerry was quick to applaud the...
  • Saudi role against Islamic State turns on relief for Arab Sunnis

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - In its war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria the United States wants strong public support from Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and champion of Arab Sunni Muslims. It's not clear however that Riyadh will...
  • Margaret Carlson: Richard Clarke's formula on confronting ISIS

    Margaret Carlson: Richard Clarke's formula on confronting ISIS
    Remember Richard Clarke, the presidential counterterrorism adviser whose hair was on fire about al-Qaida long before the Sept. 11 attacks and whose warnings of a threat from hijacked planes were ignored by the administration of President George W. Bush?...
  • Iraq leader orders his air force to not bomb civilian areas

    Iraq's new prime minister declared Saturday that his nation’s warplanes would no longer attack areas where civilians are present, a step meant to ease tensions between the Shiite Muslim-dominated central government and the Sunni Muslim minority....
  • Iraq's Allawi endorses PM, says will help win over Sunnis

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Vice President Iyad Allawi endorsed Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday, a move that will be seen as a step towards reconciliation in a political system that desperately needs to rebuild to allow Baghdad to fight Islamic...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war

    Albert R. Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war
    Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says the question of whether Congress needs to authorize President Barack Obama's declared war on Islamic State was settled by Thomas Jefferson when that president went after the Barbary pirates more than 200 years...
  • How Obama can win in Syria, Iraq

    How Obama can win in Syria, Iraq
    President Barack Obama's address to the nation last week was the strongest of his presidency. After weeks of bumbling, inconsistent statements, he offered a taut, tough-minded response to terrorism in Iraq and Syria. America's goal, he said, is to...
  • U.S. scouts for Sunni allies on the ground in Iraq

    BAGHDAD/AMMAN (Reuters) - Unwilling to send U.S. troops back to Iraq, Washington is trying to persuade armed Sunni factions and tribal figures to fight Islamic State militants in an echo of the "Awakening" movement that drove al Qaeda from the country six...