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  • The ISIS assault in Iraq leads to an unusual alliance

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, June 27: American relations with the Middle East in general and with Syria in particular are in the process of taking some peculiar turns, reflecting the delicate policy...
  • Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts

    Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts
    Iraq's army sent tanks and armored vehicles to try to dislodge insurgents from the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday, the second day of a pushback against a Sunni militant takeover of large stretches of Iraq. The hardline Sunni group leading the...
  • The dubious case for splitting Iraq into 3 states

    The dubious case for splitting Iraq into 3 states
    Iraq has ripped apart with astonishing swiftness. Its armed forces are melting as Sunni jihadists seize swaths of territory, arms and oil fields. The jihadists control much of Iraq's midsection and part of neighboring Syria, and they are driving toward...
  • Americans will be persona non grata in region for decades

    WASHINGTON Secretary of State John Kerry recently floated a mind-numbing idea: to help turn back ISIS, the Islamic terrorist group that has seized control of more than a third of Iraq, the U.S. could enter a cooperative arrangement with the mullahs of...
  • Iranians rally to support Iraq; some blame U.S. for Sunni insurgency

    They gathered beneath the blistering sun to show their willingness to confront the enemy, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and its backers. And to many Iranians, a key ally of the radical Sunni movement is another opponent of Iran: the United States....
  • Jihadists in Iraq are destroying lives and themselves

    Jihadists in Iraq are destroying lives and themselves
    The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is scaring the hell out of everyone. It has infested Syria, overrun Iraq, alarmed Iran and convinced U.S. politicians it's the most dangerous terrorist organization ever. But frightening everyone isn't a long-...
  • A US-Iran alliance on Iraq? Is the enemy of our enemy our friend?

    WASHINGTON The United States considers Iran a top state sponsor of terrorism, a budding nuclear threat and a meddlesome supporter of President Bashar Assad's regime in civil war-torn Syria. But those negatives apparently aren't enough to prevent...
  • Frida Ghitis: Here's hoping Obama succeeds in Iraq

    On Iraq, President Obama is trying to pull off a perilous tight-rope walk over a blustery forest fire. He faces treacherous cross winds. We should all be rooting for him, because it is vital that he make it to the other side. The United States wants to...
  • Obama's Nixon-goes-to-China moment � in Tehran

    Secretary of State John Kerry's plane is touching down in a host of countries this week to talk about the new Iraq crisis and the continuing Syria catastrophe. His itinerary includes Cairo, Amman, Baghdad, Paris and Brussels. But the capital Kerry or even...
  • Leverage Obama forfeited in Iraq will be hard to reclaim

    Yes, it is true that there was no al-Qaida in Iraq when George W. Bush took office. But it is equally true that there was essentially no al-Qaida in Iraq remaining when Barack Obama took office. Which makes Bush responsible for the terrible costs...
  • Persian DJs keep the beat going at Los Angeles parties

     Persian DJs keep the beat going at Los Angeles parties
    The night began as Jewish celebrations often do — with the traditional dancing of the Hora. "Let's get a circle going!" Edwin Tabrikian, known as DJ Taraneh, said to the crowd. The 34-year-old Iranian DJ clutched his microphone and jumped up and...
  • Iran cheers World Cup soccer squad despite loss to Argentina

    Iran cheers World Cup soccer squad despite loss to Argentina
    Iranians danced in the streets and honked car horns late Saturday to celebrate the national soccer team’s robust performance in a World Cup match against powerhouse Argentina in Brazil. Though Iran lost 1-0 on a sensational late goal by Lionel...