Tonight, President Obama will undoubtedly remind Americans he got us out of Iraq. What he probably won't mention is what that means for Iraqis who helped America achieve stability in the troubled state. Eli Lake reports that Sheikh Ahmad Abu-Risha, a major figure in helping beat back the Al-Qaeda based insurgency in western Iraq, "misses" the president who assured him America would fulfill its promises.
Has Iran won the Iraq War – because the Iraqi people failed to help the Americans? According to columnist Khadir Taahar of Iraq’s Kitabat newspaper, the U.S. has thrown up its hands in frustration, and in its own interests, has hand... Read Post
President Obama announced late Thursday night that he authorized air strikes to assist the Iraqi people in their fight against terrorist forces of the Islamic State. He also announced aid to the Yazidi people in Iraq who are trapped... Read Post