The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq.
The surprise testimony may upend the trial of Chief Edward Gallagher, a SEAL platoon leader accused of murder and other crimes after a deployment in Iraq.
Three Iraqi workers were wounded in the attacks, which come as tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating in the region.
The prosecution of the highly decorated platoon leader, accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness.
The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis.
Prosecutors said Haisem Zahab sent his findings to the Islamic State through an encrypted messaging app.
Before there was a Western civilization, there was Islamic civilization.
France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save them?
A reminder that popular tropes and easy assumptions about how trauma affects people often do not fit, and we all still have much to learn.
For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?