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America's Allies In Iraq Abandoned By Obama

2 years agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.
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America’s Withdrawal Seals Iraq’s ‘Certificate of Death’: Kitabat, Iraq

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (5 years ago)

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 Announces Air Strikes in Iraq: 'Today America Is Coming to Help'

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (4 months ago)

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

On That Dastardly Saddam-al Qaeda Connection

News : Jeffrey Goldberg (4 years ago)

Eli Lake, one of the best national security reporters in America, got in touch the other day with… Saddam Hussein - al-Qaeda - Iraqi Intelligence Service - Iraqi government - Iraq War Read Post

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