Regions / Iraq
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.
Amidst the Middle East's ongoing conflicts and turmoil, the Kurds of northern Iraq may come out on top with an independent state.
Did an FPIF columnist convince Barack Obama to oppose the Iraq war?
Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict
The treasures of Syria's history are under attack from the military, rebels, and looters.
As usual, Al Qaeda makes a mockery of Islam.
Returning from war without psychological trauma is not necessarily good for veterans.
Silence on the part of veterans is often a symptom of "moral injury."
Attacks from Iraq's Sunni militant groups are unlikely to provoke Shia reprisals. But what the violence can do is increase the chances that Iraqis will lose complete faith in their political leaders.
This article discusses the latest developments in the tension between Washington and Tehran over Iran's nuclear program as the Baghdad talks approach quickly.