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.
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
This opinion piece ran originally in the magazine The Week: Just 11 years ago, there were 1.5 million Christians living in Iraq. Since the U.S. war there, that number has plummeted to approximately 400,000 — and it is still falling ... Read Post