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  • Influential Iraqi cleric calls for inclusive government

    Wading into the debate over Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's political future, Iraq's top Shiite Muslim cleric on Friday urged lawmakers to form "an effective government" that would lead the country out of its gravest crisis since the departure of U.S....
  • Say no to more war in Iraq

    Although I am a stalwart supporter of President Obama, I object to sending troops to Iraq to determine what additional training the Iraqis need. ("Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution," June 19) After 10-plus years, and...
  • Key Iraqi refinery under siege by militants likely to be captured

    IRBIL, Iraq Security forces occupying Iraq's largest oil refinery remained besieged by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Saturday as American and Kurdish officials warned the garrison probably could not hold out much longer unless...
  • Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead

    Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead
    AMMAN - Syrian jets bombed rebel-held eastern areas close to the Iraq border Saturday after Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier.  Five raids killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more when bombs hit residential areas in...
  • On Iraq, where's Biden?

    WASHINGTON Shortly after he became president, Barack Obama tasked his vice president with overseeing Iraq policy as the United States began the delicate job of winding down its involvement in the troubled nation. This week, as Obama contemplated how...
  • 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...
  • U.S. should not use military force in Iraq

    The United States must not re-engage its military in the intensifying violence in Iraq. Two years after the U.S. pullout, the Iraqi government of Nouri al-Maliki is under serious attack by fundamentalist Sunni militias, who have gained support from the...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Absent foreign policy exacerbated crisis in Iraq

    As we consider the fall of Mosul, Iraq, to terrorists last week and the threat they pose to Baghdad, we must concede: We had been warned. Just months after the impact of the U.S.-led surge in Iraq was being realized, then-U.S. ambassador to Iraq Ryan...
  • Trudy Rubin: Time to put focus on Iraq

    For more than a year, Mideast analysts have warned about an al-Qaida offshoot that was creating a virtual state in eastern Syria and western Iraq, where it trained European and American recruits. The Obama team failed to focus on this virulent threat to...
  • Obama's Iraq mistake [Editorial]

    Obama's Iraq mistake  [Editorial]
    Under intense pressure to do something about the collapsing Iraqi state, President Barack Obama announced that he will send up to 300 special operations forces there to assess the situation and provide training and support to Iraq's armed forces....
  • 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...