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April 2, 2017
Iraq has pledged to fully comply with oil cut deal, OPEC chief says
BAGHDAD, April 2 - Iraq has assured OPEC it will fully comply with an agreement to cut oil supply in order to bolster crude prices, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo said on Sunday in Baghdad. Iraq's compliance stands now at 98 percent, the nation's oil minister Jabar al-Luaibi...
April 2, 2017 - 3:51pm
March 25, 2017
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
MOSUL, Iraq – The U.S military confirmed on Saturday that U.S. warplanes had hit an Islamic State-held area of the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul...
March 25, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 6, 2017
Trump signs new travel ban order, Iraq left off
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order for a U.S.travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries,...
March 6, 2017 - 11:18am
February 20, 2017
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
BAGHDAD, Iraq—The U.S. military is "not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said as he arrived for talks with...
February 20, 2017 - 5:44pm
August 18, 2015
Byron York: Bush and the dangers of refighting the Iraq War
Jeb Bush based his first major foreign policy address, delivered last week at the Reagan Library, on the classic Republican interpretation of the war in Iraq. Yes, mistakes were made at the beginning, Bush conceded, but what really matters is that the surge succeeded in 2007-2008...
August 18, 2015 - 11:49pm
June 19, 2015
Byron York: Hillary Clinton’s new Iraq war trap
President Obama’s decision to send 450 more American troops to Iraq has put Hillary Clinton in a tough spot. What will she say about the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria? The answer, beyond a few boilerplate remarks, is nothing. There is no topic more radioactive...
June 19, 2015 - 1:25am
May 28, 2015
Georgie Anne Geyer: Without fully functioning government, war in Iraq is futile
WASHINGTON — Sadly enough, the talk in the administration and in the media over the Memorial Day weekend — even as the traditional concert was grandly celebrated on the Capitol’s West Lawn — was on how we were losing the Iraq War. If anyone wasn’t shocked by Defense Secretary...
May 28, 2015 - 12:04am
November 21, 2014
Jim Hightower: The first casualty of war
Reflecting on World War I, California Senator Hiram Johnson famously said: “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” Actually, in America’s recent wars, officials have slaughtered the truth even before the fighting. The Bush-Cheney regime hustled America into its Iraq...
November 21, 2014 - 12:24am
August 19, 2014
Ron Paul: What have we accomplished in Iraq?
We have been at war with Iraq for 24 years, starting with Operations Desert Shield and Storm in 1990. Shortly after Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait that year, the propaganda machine began agitating for a U.S. attack on Iraq. We all remember the appearance before Congress of a young Kuwaiti...
August 19, 2014 - 11:33pm
June 26, 2014
Gene Lyons: Into the morass
Remember the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush? It happened on Dec. 14, 2008, near the end of the president’s second term. Bush had traveled to Baghdad for a press conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The two announced the signing...
June 26, 2014 - 11:34pm
June 21, 2014
Michael Reagan: The hard lessons of Iraq
Nearly 5,000 of our fine men and women died in Iraq. Who’s going to explain Iraq to their loved ones now? Who’s going to explain why, if it was so important that we had to go to Iraq in 2003, we just walked away? Iraq is back in our living rooms every night. Only this time,...
June 21, 2014 - 12:35am
Gene Lyons: Iraq crisis inspires Chicken Little talk
Here’s an amazing fact that most of the Chicken Little rhetoric about the crisis in Iraq fails to take into account: The city of Mosul, population 1.5 million, fell to ISIS insurgents because two divisions of Iraq’s army (30,000 soldiers) shed their uniforms, abandoned their weapons,...
June 21, 2014 - 12:33am
June 17, 2014
Ron Paul: Haven’t we already done enough damage?
In 2006, I invited the late General Bill Odom to address my Thursday Congressional luncheon group. Gen. Odom, a former NSA director, called the Iraq war “the greatest strategic disaster in American history,” and told the surprised audience that he could not understand why Congress...
June 17, 2014 - 11:26pm