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Iraq at crossroads between reconciliation and war: analysts

An intensifying revolt in a Sunni Arab province of Iraq sparked by the Shiite-led government's dispersal of a year-old protest leaves the country at...

The End of the Iraq War Offers Lessons for Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Policymakers and military commanders should use the lessons derived from the final years of U.S. involvement in Iraq to inform critical decisions and timelines...

Iraq, Afghan wars to cost US up to $6 trillion: study

The Iraq and Afghanistan wars will cost the United States between $4-6 trillion in the long term, constraining the government's budget for decades to...

US wasted billions in Iraq with few results: inspector

After invading Iraq ten years ago, the United States spent $60 billion on a vast reconstruction effort that left behind few successes and a...

Last Iraq MRAP loaded for transport to 1st CAV museum

More than 30 Soldiers, Sailors and civilians gathered at the Port of Ash Shuaiba, March 24, to observe the last mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle, or...

US Army suicides rose 80% after start of Iraq War: study

The number of suicides in the US Army rose by 80 percent after the United States launched the war on Iraq, American military doctors...

Iraqi officials outraged by use of US drones: report

Iraqi officials have expressed outrage at the United States' use of a small fleet of surveillance drones to help protect the US embassy, consulates...

The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of Middle East Security

Saudi Arabia and Iran have often behaved as serious rivals for influence in the Middle East and especially the Gulf area since at least...

Iraq war death toll at 162,000: NGO

Around 162,000 people, almost 80 percent of them civilians, were killed in Iraq from the start of the 2003 US-led invasion up to last...

US Troops Leave Iraq, Ending Almost 9 Years of War

The final convoy of 100 U.S. military vehicles carrying about 500 troops crossed into Kuwait Sunday morning at 7:38 a.m. local time, (0438 UTC),...