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Iraqi Troops

Chuck Hagel Says U.S. Speeding Up Training For Iraqi Forces Fighting ISIS

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

FORT IRWIN, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday that the U.S. military is accelerating its efforts to train and advise Iraqi for...

Iraqi Forces In New Bid To Retake Country's Largest Refinery

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces said they advanced to within 2 km (1.2 mile) of the city of Baiji o...

Report: Program To Train Iraqi Troops Could Become 'Bottomless Pit' Of U.S. Money

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and LARA JAKES | Posted 12.23.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The speaker of Iraq's parliament on Monday accused neighboring nations of meddling in Iraqi affairs and signaled it will only get wors...

Out By The End Of The Year

AP | By LARA JAKES and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.16.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- The U.S. is abandoning plans to keep U.S. troops in Iraq past a year-end withdrawal deadline, The Associated Press has learned. The decisio...

Sam Stein

Obama's Afghanistan Dilemma: "Growing Dissent" On More Troops | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

No more than one year ago, it was widely assumed that the great foreign policy challenge facing the next president would be what to do with U.S. troop...

The Obama Challenges

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

As President, Obama will need to confront two costly wars, global terrorism, an economy on the brink and a serious energy crisis. Don't expect immediate change.

Iraqi-US Governments At Standstill Over Future Status Of US Troops

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — A proposed U.S.-Iraq security agreement is shaping up as a major political battle between America and Iran, as the debate over the fut...

Thousands Of Iraqi Troops Flood Into Sadr City

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Some 10,000 Iraqi troops fanned out in Baghdad's Sadr City on Tuesday, taking positions on main roads, rooftops and near hospitals in ...