... President Saddam Hussein in 2003, Iraq got most of its weapons from the United States.
Ambassador of Iraq to Russia: the War against Islamic State in Iraq is Won
Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia has been trying to gradually rebuild its ties with Iraq on ... ... as a factor in influencing regional policy. Russia clearly understands that its possibilities in the country are limited, as Iran and the United States are the main foreign players with direct influence on Iraq. Saudi Arabia, which took a number of steps ...
... Islamic State. For its part, Damascus
that its fighter jet was likewise attacking Islamic State forces.
The latter incident led Russian Ministry of Defense to
announce... ... could help lead to the eventual resolution of a number of disputes.
USA and NATO: Who Needs Who?
At the roots of the crisis is the... ....
How might the 2013 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear accord with Iran impact U.S. Missile Defense deployments in Europe — particularly given the fact...
... social media say that's what we should believe, and that thet “existential crisis” exists among Brexiteers in Great Britain too.
Just ask new Tory foreign secretary and super Toff, Boris Johnson, who just last year (born in the USA, BoJo was a dual national) renounced his US citizenship in an unsuccessful attempt to become Prime Minister.
But is all this consternation (Boris Johnson) and Machiavellian mendacity (Michael Gove) spawned by Brexit really indicative of existentialism,...
... peaceful sky for long. On August 8, 2014 two U.S. Navy carrier-based jet fighters
struck Islamic State artillery units
near Erbil, marking the start of a new war.
That is not... ... horseman of the Apocalypse has not left these lands at least from the start of the Iran–Iraq war in 1980. Only the protagonists change (with the exception of Iraq... ... contributed strong contingents are Great Britain and Australia.
US Navy B-1B "Lancer" Bomber Aircraft
on a combat flight
... at the end of the year, Barack Obama does not want to antagonize the House of Representatives and does not need Republican accusations that he is set to send troops back to Iraq.
For Iraq against Kurdistan
AP, Bilal Fawzi
Jihad Erupts Again: Why Now and What Next
Iran's interests in Iraq are somewhat different from those of America.
Tehran is interested in maintaining a secular Iraq
and considers the U.S. policy in Kurdistan almost as an existential threat, no less dangerous than the one that comes emanating the Islamic State.
On certain issues, the Iranians are ready to show understanding and make allowances for U.S. interests. In particular,...