Policy debates related to Iraq, Syria and the problem of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have referenced the need for “Sunni inclusion” in the new Iraqi government.
Ever since Saddam Hussein’s Sunni-dominated Ba`ath regime was overthrown in thereby paving the way for democratic processes that have consistently produced Shi`a-dominated Estimated Reading Time: 12 mins.
Mar 19, After the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by Decembera violent insurgency of mainly Sunni Islamic Islamist fighters targeting the Iraqi government gained force. By June Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Feb 15, Even as Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces in western Iraq near a base where hundreds of American troops are currently stationed, the government in Baghdad is facing a new crisis.
On Friday. Jun 15, What any of the Republicans blaming Obama for pulling American troops out of Iraq in should remember, is that in October George W. Bush was president when the Status of Forces Agreement Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Aug 05, Just last week, 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were caught by Iraqi security forces; today, more Al Qaeda terrorists caught and killed: “Iraqi insurgents have killed eight civilians and a police captain. With US troops now having died in Iraq, nearly two thirds of whom have died since President Bush declared an end to major combat operations on May 1 st, and nearly 2, wounded, the time has come to devise an exit strategy which will allow US forces to declare victory.
Such a strategy would require a phased withdrawal from Iraq over the. Dec 25, On November 21,Bush asked that the war plan for Iraq be secretly updated, which shocked the military By the end of DecemberCentral Command (CENTCOM) Commander Tommy Franks was at. Jan 13, Five Iranians detained by U.S.-led forces were working in a decade-old government liaison office that was in the process of being upgraded to a consulate, the Iraqi foreign minister said Friday.