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  • How 2 shadowy ISIS commanders designed their Iraq campaign

    IRBIL, Iraq The attack in Mosul wasn't particularly surprising, according to Wameed, an Iraqi soldier who'd been assigned to the city's main highway that night. It began June 9 with suicide bombers in cars and machine gun fire directed at checkpoints...
  • Iran Overplays Its Hand, Creates Instability

    With the sudden rise of the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a little-noted aspect is that Gen. Qassem Suleimani, the supposed strategic genius of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, has blundered disastrously. By overreaching in Iraq and...
  • U.S. threatens to end Iran nuclear talks

    U.S. threatens to end Iran nuclear talks
    A senior Obama administration official warned Thursday that world powers could break off nuclear negotiations in Vienna this month unless Iran begins to make concessions. The official said that though the six world powers and Iran have an option to...
  • Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case

    Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case
    BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...
  • Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame

    Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame
    Six world powers and Iran began a three-week push Wednesday to complete a deal aimed at stopping Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, but they also started positioning themselves to deflect blame if negotiations collapse. With the talks in Vienna...
  • Al-Maliki urges Iraq's neighbors to join fight against Islamists

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki called Wednesday for support from neighboring countries in his government's struggle against Islamist insurgents, saying the formation of an Islamic caliphate in much of Iraq and Syria threatens the...
  • Worried who else might hear it, US weighs what advisers can tell Iraq

    WASHINGTON The United States finds itself confronting a delicate issue as it opens two joint operations centers in Iraq to help that nation's forces battle Sunni Muslim extremists who've seized much of the countryside: How much information can U.S....
  • Bahraini policeman dies of bomb blast wounds - ministry

    MANAMA (Reuters) - A Bahraini policeman died on Saturday of wounds sustained in a bombing that the Interior Ministry said was a terrorist act. Attacks on security forces have been on the rise in the strategically located Gulf Arab country, which hosts...
  • Time limit is possible solution to impasse in Iran nuclear talks

    Time limit is possible solution to impasse in Iran nuclear talks
    Negotiators in the ongoing talks in Vienna over Iran's nuclear program appear to be looking at one of the most contentious points of discussion as a possible route out of their impasse. The issue is the duration of the deal. Iran and the six world...
  • Judge Denies Pre-Trial Release For Man Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Documents To Iran

     Judge Denies Pre-Trial Release For Man Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Documents To Iran
    BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge on Wednesday denied pretrial release from prison to a former Pratt & Whitney engineer accused of trying to smuggle sensitive military documents to Iran. Magistrate Judge William I. Garfinkel said the suspect, 59-year-...
  • Turkey turns inwards as war spreads from Syria to Iraq

    ANKARA (Reuters) - As al Qaeda-inspired Sunni militants spread right along Turkey's southeastern border last month from Syria through Iraq, seizing Turkish hostages as they went, the normally loquacious Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan had little to say....
  • John Culleton: Current strife predates Obama

    This philosophical conundrum was popular for a while in academic circles: "If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, does it still make a sound?" Some women, members of a certain club, rewrote the query as follows: "If a tree falls...