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  • Sectarian strife rises as Iraq election approaches

    Iraq’s worst surge in sectarian violence since 2008, fueled by protracted political disputes, makes the first parliamentary election since the U.S.-led occupation anything but promising.
  • Without U.S. troops, Afghanistan, like Iraq, could descend into chaos

    Afghanistan had an election a few weeks ago. Iraq had one Wednesday. But that is about all that these two countries, both invaded by the United States in the last decade, have in common right now. Afghanistan is moving forward just as rapidly as Iraq is...

    Two dead in Egypt violence; more than a dozen injured

    Two dead in Egypt violence; more than a dozen injured
    A soldier and a police officer were killed and more than a dozen people were injured as Egypt was rocked by three explosions Friday, raising fear of an increase in violence before the presidential election this month. Two of the attacks were suicide...

    U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels

    U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels
    The United States said it could launch air strikes and act jointly with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government, after a rampage by Sunni Islamist insurgents across Iraq that has brought accusations of war crimes. Militants from the...

    U.S. talks to Iran about crisis in Iraq, militant threats, official says

    U.S. talks to Iran about crisis in Iraq, militant threats, official says
    The State Department's No. 2 diplomat spoke with Iranian counterparts Monday about the crisis in Iraq, a senior State Department official said. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns arrived in Vienna on Monday to join international negotiations on...