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Al Qaeda in Iraq

Jason Linkins

Condi Rice Gives Bush Credit For All Manner Of Dubious Accomplishments | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we saw on this past Sunday's iteration of Meet The Press, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has emerged as the foremost message force multiplier ...

The U.S. Attack on Syria: Implications for the Next Administration

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Zunes

Obama's refusal to criticize the U.S. attack on Syria raises the prospect that rather than pursue the diplomatic route, he will instead "pick up where the Bush Administration has now ended."

Remember Haditha, Murtha and Marines?

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

The right wing spin doctors raise money off the very name Murtha but what really came out of the Haditha investigations? Not what you think.

McCain Mocks Obama's Iraq Comments

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP reports: Republican presidential hopeful John McCain mocked Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday for saying he would take action as president "if a...

Jason Linkins

Crocker Continues To Conflate Sunni Resistance With al Qaeda | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the problems at the root of the so-called "surge" is that it was sold as a means to bring about a broad reconciliation between warring factions...

Jason Linkins

'Al Qaeda In Iraq': Part Myth, Part Manipulation | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The triumph of Al Qaeda in Iraq has less to do with their achievements in the field of terrorism, and more to do with the tautology that the administration has erected to pin the tail of our misfortune on a convenient, scary sounding donkey.

Al Qaeda In Iraq Far Stronger Than Bush Administration Admitting

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Al-Qaida is in Iraq to stay. It's not a conclusion the White House talks about much when denouncing the shadowy group, known as al-...

US: Seized Videotapes Show Al Qaeda In Iraq Training Young Boys

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Videotapes seized during U.S. raids on suspected al Qaeda in Iraq hide-outs show the terror group training young boys to kidnap and assassinate civili...

US Intel: al-Qaida May Move Outside Iraq

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Al-Qaida, increasingly tamped down in Iraq, is establishing cells in other countries as Osama bin Laden's organization uses Pakista...

US Intelligence Chief: Al Qaeda Improving Capability To Attack

International Herald Tribune | Brian Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The top American intelligence official said on Tuesday that Al Qaeda is improving its ability to attack within the United States by recruiting and tra...