Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is hosting its first ever presidential forum on September 7, but will not be inviting Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson to the event that will be televised on NBC and MSNBC. Vocal veterans have taken to social media to lambaste the veteran advocacy organization over their choice to leave... Show More Summary
Paul Wolfowitz, who served as deputy secretary of defense under President George W. Bush and is often referred to as the architect of the Iraq War, says he may vote for Hillary Clinton. Wolfowitz told the German newspaper Der Spiegel he might vote for the Democratic nominee because of the threat Donald Trump poses to U.S. Show More Summary
USA TODAY reporter flies in a surveillance aircraft as the planes attacked targets in Iraq.
Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters. Iraq's State Oil MarketingShow More Summary
If you closely follow the global news cycle, you would be forgiven for believing that we are diving head first into an apocalypse. Crises in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine; terrorist attacks across Europe and the Middle East; mass shootings...Show More Summary
MAYBE HE THINKS SHE’LL BE THE MOST UNCOMPROMISING WARTIME PRESIDENT IN UNITED STATES HISTORY OR SOMETHING: Paul Wolfowitz, a neocon and strong supporter of Iraq war, says he’ll vote for Clinton. I wonder how the Bernie folks feel about their nominee?
The Iraqi army has dislodged Daesh militants from al-Qayyara city located south of Mosul and is now poised to capture the terrorists’ de-facto capital in Iraq, Izvestia wrote citing an Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman in Baghdad. However, there is a big problem it is now facing in the "corridors of power" in Baghdad.
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump already have committed to the Sept. 7 event from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
The Pentagon has spent billions of dollars since 2001 funneling roughly more than a million assault rifles, pistols, shotguns, and machine guns into Iraq and Afghanistan, helping to fuel lasting conflict there, according to a new report by a London-based nonprofit research and advocacy group Action on Armed Violence. At least 949,582 of these small…
The terrorist group ISIS, with its consistent loss of territory in Iraq and Syria for months and unfulfilled plans for Libya, has shed benefits and raised taxes for the populations it controls as it quickly runs out of money. An ISIS...Show More Summary
A team made up mostly of Kurdish civilians is tasked with clearing explosive devices before displaced Iraqi residents can return to their homes.
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Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul became witnesses to Daesh militants’ celebration following the resignation of Iraq's Minister of Defense. The militants saw news of his resignation on television at a local café.
As I have written recently, the $70 billion-per year global arms trade doesn't get nearly enough coverage given its size, scope and devastating consequences. But a new report by the London-based charity Action on Armed Violence (AOAV)...Show More Summary
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The relationship between those who are constantly watched and tracked, and those who watch and track them, is the relationship between masters and slaves. – Chris Hedges, from the...Show More Summary
Another terrorist tried to break through to the camp but was shot dead by Kurdish Peshmerga militia.
The Islamic State terror group has executed six of its leaders with a weapon that sprays out burning fuel in the Nineveh Province of northwestern Iraq, for trying to escape to Syria, according to reports.
Backpackers from Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan might want to delay their trip to China. [ more › ]
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi spent several months in the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, Army spokesperson Troy A. Rolan Sr. recently confirmed with The Intercept. U.S. troops captured a man named Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim al-Badry in Fallugjah, Iraq, in 2004. Show More Summary
Attack on police checkpoint near border shared by Turkey, Syria and Iraq blamed on Kurdish militants