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Kathleen Miles

Iran: America Helped Create ISIS And Is Taking The Wrong Approach ... Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq created the extremist group the Islamic State, also k...

Iran Rejects A Global Strategy Against Islamic State Militants

AP | ELAINE GANLEY and LARA JAKES | Posted 11.15.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to tal...

Why This Is The Right Time To Cooperate With Iran

Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.) | Posted 09.27.2014 | World
Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.)

We do not need to become an "ally" of Iran, but we should recognize that we will need to provide military support to the Iraqi government in the time ahead and, indeed, our special forces are already on the ground there. Iran will do the same. We will therefore have U.S. security activities alongside those of Iran in the Iraqi national battlespace. We should at least discuss the situation, and at a minimum, de-conflict our activities, from special forces advisors to airstrikes.