09/01/14 02:50 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town. Nouri al-Maliki made the comments...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/25/14 07:49 AM
Obama's inclusiveness message has become a refrain in recent weeks, but experts and former Iraqi leaders say it's past time to talk specifics and clearly lay out the goals.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/11/14 07:07 PM
President Obama joined the campaign to pressure Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down and allow the formation of a new government with a new leader. In a brief televised statement, Obama didn’t mention al Maliki by name, but he said he and Vice President Joe Biden called newly...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/09/14 12:50 PM
"We feel confident we can prevent [the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria] from going up the mountain and slaughtering people who are there," Obama said in a statement on the White House South Lawn before leaving on vacation.
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