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Iraq: Rise of the Gangster State -- Why We Need a Better, Bolder Response to ISIS

Indira Falk Gesink | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Indira Falk Gesink

To those who say the U.S. should stay out of this conflict, I say that every day provides the U.S. with a new chance to at least try to get it right.

Budget Roadblocks Could Affect Big Troops Decision

AP | By LARA JAKES and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- Budget battles are the latest roadblock delaying a decision by Baghdad on how many U.S. troops it might request stay in Iraq, although a to...

Iraq's On-Again, Off-Again Plans for Buying F-16s May Be On Again

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.19.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

A critical component of Iraqi's national defense capabilities will be how well its air defense systems and fighter aircraft can defend and control its airspace and provide air sovereignty in case of an enemy attack.

Obama Maliki Meeting: Iraqi PM To Seek US Investments

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombs killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens in Iraq on Tuesday in a sign that insurgents, though weakened, remain intent on des...

Iraq Security Depends On Strengthening Private Sector: Analysis

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Now that we've withdrawn U.S. troops from Iraqi cities, American strategy must shift its emphasis from combat to post-conflict operations. As in post ...

Poll: Iraq War Affecting Economic Downturn, Say 9 In 10

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to a new poll by CBS News, 89% of Americans think that the Iraq War has contributed to the country's economic problems. Americans surveyed ...