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Hagel: U.S. Ground Troops Could Be Needed In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview on Friday the United States might eventually need to send...

U.S. May Speed Up Aid To Iraq Despite Billions Already Spent

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

By Arshad Mohammed and Missy Ryan WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (Reuters) - The United States may accelerate U.S. economic and military aid to Ir...

U.S., Kurds Free Thousands Of Trapped Yazidis

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

U.S. Defense officials announced Wednesday that U.S. and Kurdish operations in Iraq had "broken the siege on Mount Sinjar" in Iraq, making it possible...

Why America Is Dropping Bombs To Defend Erbil

New Yorker | Steve Coll | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Obama’s defense of Erbil is effectively the defense of an undeclared Kurdish oil state whose sources of geopolitical appeal—as a long-term, non-Ru...

U.S. Flies Armed Drones Over Iraq

Posted 06.27.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has started flying armed drones over Baghdad to protect U.S. civilians and military forces in the Iraqi capital, a Pentag...

Iraq Calls On U.S. To Launch Air Strikes Against Militants

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2014 | World

By Ghazwan Hassan and Phil Stewart BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - Iraq has asked the United States for air support in counter...

3 Iraqi Refugees Fleeing Violence Languish In A Federal Lockup

Global Post | Todd Bensman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PEARSALL, Texas -- One fled the Iraqi city of Irbil when militant Islamists threatened his life for befriending local Christians. Another bolted from ...

Full US Withdrawal Demanded By Iraqi Cleric

CNN | Yousif Bassil and Jomana Karadsheh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The ongoing presence of U.S. troops in Iraq "shows that the (Iraqi) government and the occupation are not serious about the wit...