Iraq

Respond To Iranian Aggression In Iran, Not In Iraq

If we want to significantly reduce Iranian attacks on U.S. interests in Iraq, we will need to respond directly to Iran. And responding directly also offers another advantage: it mitigates new damage to our interests in...
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Iraq: Muslims Gather In Mosque, Chant “coronavirus Has Terrified You” As Cleric Blames Gay...

This must be it, right? The Qur’an contains numerous condemnations of homosexual activity: “And [We had sent] Lot when he said to his people, ‘Do you commit such immorality as no one has preceded you with from among the worlds? Indeed, you...
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Us-led Coalition Leaves Headquarters In Northern Iraq After Exit From Several Bases – Report

On Sunday, the US-led coalition officially handed over the K1 Air Base in northern Iraq’s Kirkuk province to the Iraqi Army in a pre-planned move that they said was unrelated to recent attacks by Shiite militias against Iraqi bases hosting foreign...

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France's Withdrawal From Iraq Could Prompt Other States To Follow Suit, Strengthen Daesh - Analysts

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - France’s decision to withdraw its troops from Iraq under pretext of the pandemic may result in other nations taking the same measures, which eventually could lead to Daesh regaining its positions in the unprotected Middle East...
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Christopher Preble Says Killing Soleimani Didn't Make America Safer

In early January, the United States took out Iran's top military leader, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as he passed through Iraq. President Donald Trump's decision to order the killing of a foreign government official was controversial both at home and...
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The Situation In Iraq: Policy Implications For The West

A key aspect of the ongoing political crisis in Iraq is the anger directed at foreign meddling, and specifically, at the role played by Iran and its proxies. The IRGC Qods Force has penetrated deep into Iraqi power structures over the last 15 years.
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With Virus, Cherished Mideast Traditions Come To Abrupt Halt

By SAMYA KULLAB BAGHDAD (AP) — Under the sign “Take out only” and a tall bottle of antiseptic by his
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Top U.s. General Resists Trump Administration’s Efforts To Provoke War With Iran

A brave U.S. army lieutenant general may be risking his career to resist Trump administration efforts to provoke war with Iran. Robert P. White, who commands American forces in Iraq, last week wrote what the New York Times called a “blunt memo,”...
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Us Dod Orders Preparation Of 'destruction' Campaign Against 'iranian-backed Groups' In Iraq - Report

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported earlier that the US army may suspend military training and impose 'restrictions of the highest level' on overseas missions.
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Buchanan: Can This Pandemic Usher In A New Era?

Buchanan: Can This Pandemic Usher In A New Era? Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, To fight the coronavirus at home, France is removing all military forces from Iraq. When NATO scaled back its war games in Europe because...
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Iran To Increase Explosive Power Of Its Missile Warheads - Defence Minister

Earlier this month, following attacks on a base holding US troops in Iraq, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran will continue to respond to America's assassination of Commander Qasem Soleimani on 3 January.
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In A Plague Year, Trump Ratchets Up Tensions With Iran And Iraq

Leaders in Washington and Tehran say they don’t want a full-scale war, but they are playing a dangerous game. San Francisco (Foreign Correspondent) – While the world focuses on the coronavirus pandemic, tensions between the US and Iran are...
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Us Forces Return Qayyara Air Base To Iraqi Control, Withdraw From Mosul Area

US forces in Iraq began their withdrawal from a key northern airfield on Thursday, returning Qayyara Air Base to Iraqi control.

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Iraq: Top Un Official Calls On Political Leaders To Confront Covid-19 Pandemic And Unite

While the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded the political, security, social and economic crises roiling Iraq, the top UN official in the country hopes it will spur leaders to put aside their differences and unite for the common good.

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Israel And Iran Are Enemies, But They Joined Forces To Stop Iraq's Nuclear Ambitions

Sebastien Roblin History, Middle East Iraq never stood a chance. Key point: Unwilling to directly retaliate against Israel, Saddam instead hammered Iran’s own nuclear nuclear research facility in Bushehr. At dawn on September 30, 1980 four...
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Us-led Coalition Leaves Base As Rockets Hit Iraq’s Green Zone

Two rockets slammed into the Iraqi capital’s high-security Green Zone early Thursday, hours before US-led forces were set to pull out of a second base in the country. Some 7,500 troops are in Iraq as part of the US-led coalition helping local...

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France Orders Withdrawal Of All French Troops From Iraq Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

France has ordered that all its troops be removed from Iraq until further notice amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Remembering The Days Of The Invasion: Iraq 2003

Claudia LefkoClaudia Lefko and Faiza Al-Araji, Amman Jordan 2012. (Photo: Courtesy of authors)
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Rep. Ruben Gallego: Trump Talks Out Of His Ass When It Comes To The Coronavirus

Many of us don't trust a word that comes out of Trump. But 90% of Republicans do. And a disappointing 53% approve of the shitshow that is the White House response to the coronavirus pandemic. Source: Mediaite Arizona Democratic Congressman and Iraq...
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160 Kills: Why Iran's American-built F-14s Were So Deadly Against Iraq

David Axe History, Middle East Very good planes. Key point: Tehran used its inherited F-14s to great effect in the Iran-Iraq War. Here's an account of the damage they wreaked. Iran’s force of American-made F-14 Tomcat interceptors dominated the...
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