Posts About Iraq
Weekend fighting between Iraq's largely Shiite army and a Sunni militia group shows how fragile our Iraqi success really is, Ignatius argues in today's video.
The premise that ethnic strife in Iraq should necessitate foreign military intervention is an absurd presumption.
Iraq's insecurity now comes largely from ethnic strife and internal power-sharing disagreements - issues that aren't helped by displays of American military power.
Certified idiots in international affairs led the U.S. into Iraq, and only neo-idiots would consider a re-run of this fiasco.
The real question is whether Americans can live with the legacy of another war defeat and the humiliation that comes with it.
U.S. policy makers fail to understand that invading countries does not solve problems in the long term; there has to be a home-grown solution from the people of Iraq themselves.
The Obama administration has finally set a date for withdrawing U.S. troops for Iraq. If ethnic strife returns there, raising again the specter of civil war, should the U.S. send troops back in?...
Don't repeat America's first Iraq mistake.
We know he's presidential material. In the next six months, he has to show that he's a world statesman, too.
The general's visit to Rome last week to tout Iraq successes was also a chance to drum up support for Afghanistan - but that support seemed lacking.
The talks themselves represent a paradigmatic shift in the region.
Israel cannot make peace with Syria without first resolving Palestine.
The state of the oil world, according to the CEO of one of the world's largest oil and gas companies.
Obama's world view is much closer to that of a traditional realist than a typical liberal -- and contrasts with McCain's exuberant idealism.
An American withdrawal timetable is the only way forward.
Yesterday, the first Iraqi families were granted asylum to the UK as part of a British government program to resettle translators whose lives had been endangered after working for Coalition forces in southern Iraq. Among them were Haider Samad and his family.
When it comes to Iraqi oil contracts, there may be less there than meets the eye.
You don’t need to look far to conclude that the terrorism seems to be what’s driving the global agenda.
It is not surprising to see early declarations of a deceptive victory over a misunderstood hoax mislabeled as a political movement.
It’s impossible for the U.S. to declare victory when its adversary can’t be seen.