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The Other Battle in Iraq

Editor’s Note: The last year saw a rare bit of good news in Iraq, as the government there expelled much of the Islamic State from its territory. However, many problems plague the country. Douglas Ollivant of New America warns that … Continue reading

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Marking the Fifth Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq

The War in Afghanistan In Afghanistan, there have been 772 coalition deaths — 483 Americans, four Australians, 89 Britons, 81 Canadians, two Czech, 12 Danes, 14 Dutch, two Estonians, one Finn, 12 French, 22 Germans, 11 Italians, three Norwegians, three… … Continue reading

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Iraq Study Group Papers of former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton are now available in digital format

Indiana University Bloomington: “The Iraq Study Group Papers of former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton are now available in digital format from Indiana University Libraries, providing researchers and the public with a behind-the-scenes look at a bipartisan panel that influenced U.S. policy in … Continue reading

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Iraq PM accepts resignation of lead corruption watchdog

[JURIST] Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki [official website, in Arabic; JURIST news archive] on Saturday accepted the resignation [press release, in Arabic] of the country’s lead corruption watchdog, Raheem Uqaili. Uqaili was the chairman of Iraq’s Integrity Commission [official website, … Continue reading

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UN rights office urges probe into Iraq military raid

[JURIST] The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website] on Friday denounced a deadly Iraqi military raid [press release] on a camp housing Iranian exiles. At least 34 people, including women, were shot to death … Continue reading

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