T/iraq

  1. They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 U.S., June 22

    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.

  2. Navy SEAL War Crimes Witness Says He Was the Killer U.S., June 20

    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.

  3. 2 Rockets Strike Oil Fields in Southern Iraq World, June 19

    Three Iraqi workers were wounded in the attacks, which come as tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating in the region.

  4. Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes U.S., June 17

    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.

  5. In Iraq Museum, There Are Things ‘That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ World, June 9

    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.

  6. Australian Who Tested Rockets on His Farm for ISIS Gets 9-Year Sentence World, June 7

    Prosecutors said Haisem Zahab sent his findings to the Islamic State through an encrypted messaging app.

  7. Who’s Afraid of Arabic Numerals? Opinion, June 4

    Before there was a Western civilization, there was Islamic civilization.

  8. French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy World, June 3

    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?

  9. An Army Veteran Comes to Terms With Not Having PTSD Magazine, May 31

    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.

  10. France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang World, May 29

    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?