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Sunni Iraq

Don't Be Sucked Into War With Iraq, Again

Joe Cirincione | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

We broke Iraq. We paid a huge price in lives, treasure and legitimacy. It is time to stop paying.

Why America Should Let Iraq Resolve its Own Crisis

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Graham E. Fuller

The U.S. already destroyed the political, economic and social infrastructure of Iraq, turning it into an anarchic free-for-all of every clan for itself. We in the West try to deny the ugly consequences of our own actions by shrugging our shoulders and noting that Iraqis are, after all, "eternally tribal." But who do you turn to when the proverbial excrement--the destruction of your country--hits the fan? Most people revert to their core social identities--their clans, tribes, sectarian or regional groups--the only ones that can provide security against anarchy and enemies.

Iraq: Deadly Reminders of Unfinished Business

Peter Bouckaert | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Bouckaert

The failure of Iraqi's high-paid politicians to live up to their responsibilities to their people and work toward resolving the core issues facing the country -- or to show up for work at all -- is putting Iraq once again in mortal danger.

Secret Baghdad Prison Revealed

latimes.com | Ned Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hundreds of Sunni men disappeared for months into a secret Baghdad prison under the jurisdiction of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's military office, whe...

Shiites In Iraq Show Restraint Despite Repeated Sunni Attacks

nytimes.com | ROD NORDLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD Shiite clerics and politicians have been successfully urging their followers not to retaliate against a fierce campaign of sectarian bombings,...

Mohammed al Dayni, Sunni Lawmaker, Wanted In Green Zone Cafeteria Attack

McClatchy Newspapers | Trenton Daniel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Sunni Arab lawmaker is wanted in connection for a string of retaliation attacks and mortar strikes on the fortress-like Green Zone compound after a ...

Iraqi Security Force Threatens To Abandon US Partnership

Washington Post | Joshua Partlow and Zaid Sabah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Members of a U.S.-funded volunteer security force in western Baghdad on Saturday threatened to abandon their partnership with the American military af...