Iraq

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Thermometers in Kuwait and Iraq reached record-shattering temperatures this week, with Weather Underground reporting that the measurements could be the hottest ever seen in the Eastern Hemisphere. According to Weather Underground 's Jeff Masters, the temperature in Mitribah, Kuwait climbed to an "astonishing" 54°C (129.2°F) on Thursday. And on...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter addresses American forces in Baghdad, Iraq on Monday. (Photo: DoD)
Further escalating the United States' involvement in the campaign against the...
Samuel Oakford, The Intercept
The long-anticipated Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War released Wednesday...

Further

Amidst the saber-rattling on Iraq, a fine, furious, gut-wrenching rant from a former Naval intelligence officer who was there from the start on the mindless claim by a draft-dodging Mitt Romney and all the other "simpering capering madmen" and "cowardly connected wealthy weasels" that "tragically, all we've fought for...is on the cusp of vanishing." Tell us, rages Jim Wright, what "we" fought for, and what it would cost to, insanely, do it again.