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Iraq

Zarif

Seldom has so much been staked on the word of one man. Not just President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, but also...
Mosul

Even before Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced the official offensive late on Sunday, the signs of what was to come were obvious. As Rod Nordland of...
Yemen

Barack Obama entered office with a mandate to end America’s post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will leave office in three months having presided...
Barack Obama

A town hall event on veterans’ issues on CNN Wednesday night with President Barack Obama proved an emotional evening. The president performed admirably when peppered...

During the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state said George W. Bush had set the date for withdrawal...
Iran

New details have emerged in recent weeks about how three Americans were freed from Iranian prisons on January 17. That very day a cargo aircraft...
United Nations

The Syria Campaign, an advocacy group, has put together a meticulous report arguing that the United Nations has hopelessly compromised itself by agreeing to the...
Donald Trump

Yesterday, Jonathan Tobin took Donald Trump to task for declaring that Hillary Clinton was “the founder of ISIS.” Tobin essentially argued three points: First, he correctly...
Kurds

There's good news and bad news in the battle against Islamic State both in Syria/Iraq and in Libya. The good news out of Libya is that...
ISIS

The Obama administration appears to have inherited a rhetorical tic from the Bush administration: claiming that successful terrorist attacks are actually evidence that the terrorists...
Saddam hussein

On July 5, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump opined about Saddam Hussein: "He was a bad guy -- really bad guy. But you know what? He...
chilcot

Sir John Chilcot released his long-awaited report on the British decision to join the United States in Operation Iraqi Freedom. This week The Mirror summarized its...