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Obama Iraq Airstrikes

Islamic State Militants Publicly Kill 6 Iraqi Troops As Airstrikes Continue

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 10.05.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants from the Islamic State group on Sunday publicly killed six Iraqi soldiers captured in an embattled western province where t...

U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS Near Baghdad

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militant...

Rachel Lienesch

Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 09.12.2014 | World

Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of...

Yazidi Woman Who Fled ISIS Militants Names Her Newborn 'Refugee'

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 08.22.2014 | World

In a makeshift refugee camp near Dohuk, Iraq, a woman recently gave birth to a baby girl and named her Hajir, or "Refugee" in Arabic. She wants her da...

Obama: Iraqi, Kurdish Forces Have Regained Control Of Mosul Dam

AP | Robert Burns | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the recapturing of Mosul dam in northern Iraq by Iraqi and Kurdish forces is a "major step forward" in...

Sabrina Siddiqui

U.S. Lawmakers Liken Islamic State In Iraq To A Cancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers voiced concern Sunday over the growing threat in Iraq posed by the Islamic State, the militant group seeking to establish...

Igor Bobic

Rand Paul Suddenly Goes Very Silent On Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday announced his decision to launch limited airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, a move tha...

McCain Criticizes 'Ineffective' Obama Action

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

By Missy Ryan and Will Dunham WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The United States conducted a new round of air strikes on Sunday against ...

Joni Ernst: I Would Have Kept U.S. Troops In Iraq

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst said Friday that she would have supported a continued U.S. troop presence in Iraq, rather than completely ...

Igor Bobic

Obama: U.S. Airstrikes, Aid In Iraq Continues With No Set 'Timetable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said that U.S. airstrikes have successfully destroyed Islamic State arms and equipment moving against Kurdish for...

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against Islamic Militants In Iraq

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

The U.S. conducted its first airstrike against Islamic militants outside the Kurdish city of Irbil in Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon confirmed. Milit...

Sam Stein

Obama Tells Congressional Leaders He's Concerned About Iraq Airstrikes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama expressed skepticism about launching airstrikes on terrorist targets in Iraq during an meeting with congressional...

Obama Briefs Congressional Leaders On Iraq Options

AP | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE AND DONNA CASSATA, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an...