Iraq

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Globe Trot: Will the U.S. partner with Assad to save Iraq?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The Pentagon said 130 U.S. military advisors now are in place in Baghdad to assist the Iraqi army’s ability to wage war against terrorists. Syrian…

Globe Trot: Did the U.S. have a chance to contain ISIS last year?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry turned up in Baghdad this morning to meet with key Iraqi leaders. The Obama administration is making not-so-subtle…

Globe Trot: ISIS publishes its terror agenda

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: ISIS (also ISIL) militants continue fighting in Syria as well as Iraq. This week, they posted an alarming statement concerning their…

Obama: U.S. troops will not return to Iraq

By Leigh Jones
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Iraq | President Barack Obama reiterated today that American troops will not be going back to Iraq to help quell a militant Islamic insurgency threatening to…

President Bush’s 2007 warning on Iraq

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | George W. Bush never claimed to be prescient, but here he is in 2007, warning us what would happen if the United States prematurely pulled its troops out of…

Iraqi troops who fled: ‘Death is more merciful’

By Michael Cochrane
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Iraq | Iraqi soldiers say they can hardly live with the shame of their rout under an onslaught of Islamic militants. Their commanders disappeared. Pleas for more…

Globe Trot: Did the U.S. sentence Iraq to the current quagmire?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The Iraqi ambassador to the United States is warning of ethnic cleansing in Iraq unless the Obama administration steps in with air strikes. Some…

Too little, too late for Iraq?

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | President Obama to send in a handful of troops as ISIS militants threaten Baghdad and clear the country of Christianity

Globe Trot: Terror attack in Kenya targeted non-Muslims

By Mindy Belz
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International |  KENYA: Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia claimed responsibility in a shooting rampage that killed at least 50 soccer fans watching a…

Sadder and wiser—but mostly sadder

Sadder and wiser—but mostly sadder

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Iraq | I have in my possession a special issue of WORLD magazine, dated April 19, 2003: “Free at last” is the title, speaking of Iraq. The double-size issue…

Risk of friendly fire is as old as warfare

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The recent deaths of five Americans killed in a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan stand as a fresh reminder of the dangers of friendly fire, an element of war…

Iraq is on its own!

By Cal Thomas
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Iraq | “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for…

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