Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the Islamic State group would push U.S. allies to the exits, create more … Click to Continue »
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James Asquith, 28, is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the journey, which saw him visit all 196 countries from Australia to Iraq and San Marino in five years, by the age of 24.
The U.S. Department of Defense must release a cache of photos showing how Army personnel treated detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison and other sites in Iraq and Afghanistan, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan said the release was proper because...
CONGRESSMAN STEVE RUSSELL: U.S. military ‘completely broken’ Russell is an Army Ranger graduate who commanded infantry troops in Iraq. He retired as a lieutenant colonel. He has been a foremost advocate for President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for defense secretary, retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis. “We’ve got a military that is completely broken, completely broken,” […]
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Click here for reuse options! Judith Miller says the whistleblower cost American lives. She's one to talk. A prominent journalist who spread lies the U.S. government used to sell the war in Iraq—which led to the deaths of an estimated 1 million-plus people—implied that whistleblower Chelsea Manning has blood on her hands for exposing U.S. Show More Summary
U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mosul, after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the northern city almost exactly three months since the major operation started. The achievement was a "big victory," said Iraqi Army Lt....
by Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. & Stefanie Mitchell Daily gains against ISIS in Iraq and the imminent fall of Mosul signal the end of ISIS held territory in Iraq, however, writing in 2017, from Erbil, the conflict here appears as clearly sectarian,...Show More Summary
Lt Gen Talib Shaghati says government troops are in ‘full control’ of eastern part of Iraq’s second largest city Iraqi government troops say they are in “full control” of east Mosul three months into a major operation to recapture the country’s second city, despite some Islamic State fighters remaining along the Tigris river. Show More Summary
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran, made a fact-finding mission to the capital, Damascus.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) “has just departed war-torn Damascus following a trip her aides described as a ‘fact finding’ mission to work toward ending the nearly six year conflict in Syria,” Foreign Policy reports. “Gabbard, an Iraq war veteran who [...]
Almost three months to the day after Iraqi forces set off on their offensive to recapture the city of Mosul from ISIS fighters, Baghdad says it has retaken the eastern half of the city, splitting the terrorist group's last Iraqi stronghold down the middle. On Wednesday, Iraqi Staff Gen. Show More Summary
Democratic congresswoman and Iraq war veteran Tulsi Gabbard is currently on a "fact-finding trip" to Syria and Lebanon, Gabbard's spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday. Foreign Policy first reported that Gabbard visited Damascus, Syria's capital, during her trip. Show More Summary
The achievement was a “big victory,” said Iraqi Army Lt. Gen. Talib Shaghati.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central Baghdad - the start of a spate of attacks that appear to signal a shift in tactics by the Islamist group.
Iraqi forces have retaken the entire eastern side of Mosul from the Islamic State group, the head of the Counter-Terrorism Service announced on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference in Bartalla, a town east of Mosul, Staff General Talib al-Sheghati announced "the liberation... of the left bank" of the Tigris River that divides the city.
In the country’s southern marshes, the government is helping families to rebuild their floating communities, 25 years after the land was drained The morning of 20 January 1992 began much like any other for the Mohammed family in the marshlands of southern Iraq. Show More Summary
Fox News contributor Judith Miller raised eyebrows Tuesday after criticizing President Barack Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence. The Obama administration announced it would commute Manning’s 35-year sentence, meaning the former U.S. Army soldier will only serve five more...