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Iraq Launches Offensive On Last ISIS Stronghold In Mosul

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 02.20.2017 | World

SOUTH OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul’s airport, on th...

Iraqi Police Accused Of Mass Prisoner Executions

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

By Ahmed Rasheed and Oliver Holmes BAGHDAD, June 27 (Reuters) - It was supposed to be a routine job, police say. Move 69 prisoners fro...

Misjudged Again: A Tale of Unwanted Police Programs

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 07.17.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

The unraveling reported this week of U.S. police training programs in both Iraq and Afghanistan opens yet another window onto the strategic miscalculations that have derailed American ambitions in both protracted conflicts.

Militants Bomb Home Of Iraqi Policeman, Killing 10

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2012 | World

HILLA, Iraq, Jan 26 (Reuters) - An Iraqi policeman and nine relatives were killed as they slept when militants bombed their home south of Baghdad on...

Iraqi Police Contract Flaws Raise Questions About Afghan Effort

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Christine SpolarHuffington Post Investigative Fund In a report that offers lessons for the growing war in Afghanistan, the inspector general overs...

There They Go Again: DynCorp in Iraq

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Isenberg

Considering some of what has happened in the past with DynCorp operations in Iraq, a new report on the weaknesses in the State Department's failure to support Iraqi Police training is like saying the sun rises in the east.

Three U.S. Soldiers Wounded By Iraqi Policemen

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least three US soldiers were wounded and a local interpreter killed in a shooting at an Iraqi police station in the northern city of Mosul on Tuesd...

Iraq: Is the SOFA viable?

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

The Status of Forces Agreement comes with outrageous stipulations that render our troops helpless, subject them to the Iraqi military tribunals, halt U.S. military operations, and turn vengeful detainees over to the Iraqis.

Suicide Bomber Kills 28 Police Recruits In Iraq

Reuters | Sherko Raouf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

QARAH TAPPAH, Iraq - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of police recruits in northern Iraq on Tuesday killing 28 people, in an attack that s...

Iraq's New Job Insecurity Filling Up Citizen Militias

TIME | CHARLES CRAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Iraq, it is big news when a Shi'ite leader extols the virtues of Sunni fighters. But that is what happened just a few days ago, on Dec. 21, when Ab...

UK: Iraqi Police Capable Of Policing Entire South Of Country

The Guardian (U.K. | Richard Norton-Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraqi security forces are now capable of policing the entire south of their country without British help, senior defence and Foreign Office officials ...