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Beast Fiction: Your Worst Day in Iraq

A short story from an army veteran about the last time U.S. soldiers were in Iraq and the impossible choices they faced there.

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ISIS Enablers Could Be Its Weakness, Too

The support of local Sunni Muslims has paved the way for the ISIS conquests in Syria and Iraq. They may yet be turned against it, but not by bombs and rockets.

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Summer 2014 Was the Worst Ever

From Ferguson to Gaza to Iraq, this summer has been hellish. A recap of three months we’d all rather forget.

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Trapped in an ISIS Prison

The siege on Iraq’s Mt. Sinjar may have broken. But ISIS has taken hundreds, if not thousands, of Iraq’s ethnic minorities prisoner. They’re begging for help before it’s too late.

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Why Iran Fears Iraq’s Kurds

While Obama and other countries rush to defend the Kurds, Iran is worried that if they gain their independence, and Iraq breaks up, Iran might be next.

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US Drove Iraq Politics to Breaking Point

America’s rush to pressure Iraq’s political process may have backfired, analysts say—contributing to the crisis that threatens to tank the new government before it gets started.

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Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: August 10

Iraq, terrorism, Syria and…the NCAA? This weekend’s Sunday shows tackled all the the threats to the American way of life.

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My Non-First World Problems

These essays written by Iraqi students attending college in Kurdistan chronicle life in wartime for young people trying to study and survive in a country ripped apart by violence.

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Obama’s New, Undeclared Iraq War

Obama’s new Iraq war began modestly. By the end of his press conference on Saturday though it got a bit bigger. Now the United States will look to protect Iraq’s critical infrastructure, bolster its security forces and stop the Islamic State

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McCain: Obama’s Strikes ‘Meaningless’

By striking ISIS in Iraq only a little bit, President Obama has again put American credibility on the line but with no plan to see the mission through, the hawkish senator says..

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The Slaughter of Iraq’s Religious Minorities

In a major defeat for Kurdish forces the Iraqi town of Sinjar was captured Sunday by the group known as ISIS, now calling itself the Islamic State. This is the Kurds first major loss to ISIS and a catastrophe for the religious minorities who had taken refuge in the area and are now at imminent risk of being slaughtered.

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What Would Jesus Do in Gaza?

The Pontiff makes a heartfelt appeal for peace in Gaza, Iraq, Syria … but is anyone listening?

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Death Threats for Iraq’s Women & Gays

Religious groups are threatening to kill the members one of the few Iraqi organizations dedicated to helping women and gays.

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The Shia Militia Plans for War on ISIS

A commander of Moqtada al Sadr’s newly renamed “Peace Brigades” describes plans to reunify Iraq—with a little help from Iran. Will they fight ISIS as hard as they fought the U.S. Army?

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Cheney’s Awfulness Is Here to Stay

Why does the former veep keep saying unhinged things—as he did Monday about Iraq? Because he believes them. And Rand Paul notwithstanding, most GOP insiders believe them, too.

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Iraqi Kurds Declare Breakaway Plans

The U.S. condemns the Kurds’ intent to form a separate nation in northern Iraq, even as Israel and Turkey back the plan.

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Will ISIS Open a Third Front?

They’re already on the offensive in Syria and Iraq, now there are signs the radical jihadis want to attack in Lebanon to divide the Shia forces against them.

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How Many More Americans Can Obama Drone?

If Obama wants to kill the Americans waging jihad in Iraq, he’ll need a new legal justification; the one drawn up in 2010 won’t work any more.

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‘Schumacher files offered for sale’

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Medical files purporting to relate to F1 legend Michael Schumacher, recovering from a ski injury, are being offered for sale, his managers warn.

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