Regions / Iraq
When the American tanks had completed their task breaking down the gates of the Art Museum, the first person to reach the main gallery, which was filled with hundreds of paintings by contemporary artists, was - unfortunately - a thief.
But road blocks toward a functioning government in Iraq are still being thrown up by Sunni politicians.
A correspondent serves up the war straight -- no chaser.
Iraq and Afghanistan may be a lot less ready for democracy than we think.
When it comes to evaluating our military, Andrew Bacevich's analyses are as accurate as they are eloquent.
By embracing the myth of the surge, Joe Biden reveals the extent to which Obama has continued Bush's strategy.
United States President Barack Obama will try this week to underline his progress in extricating the US from the morass his predecessor's "war on terror" in the Greater Middle East.
With 50,000 troops still on the ground inside Iraq and a lack of clarity when they will all come home, the war is anything but over.
Why didn't al-Qaeda wait until U.S. forces left before mounting its latest round of attacks?
In occupied Iraq, the population living in urban slums has skyrocketed. Why haven't we heard more about this shocking statistic?