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Pentagon launches board to examine legal 'flash points' in deployed areas




State Dept. and Pentagon Planning for Post-Assad Syria




Thirty-four Iraqis were killed in a series of insurgent attacks throughout the country over the past two days. The targets included security forces, Awakening militiamen, government workers, and civilians.




Analysis: Syria crisis feeds Iraq violence, al Qaeda revival




A court has blocked the extradition of Ali Mussa Daqduq, a senior Hezbollah operative who was transferred from US custody to Iraqi custody at the end of 2011. Daqduq helped Iran establish Shia terror groups in Iraq and was involved in the murder of five US soldiers in 2007.




Analysis: No happy outcome in Syria as conflict turns into proxy war




Twelve Iraqis, including seven policemen, were killed in a suicide attack and a car bombing in Baghdad; two more Iraqis were killed in a car bombing north of Fallujah. Security forces detained 20 "terrorists" in Diwaniyah.




Al-Qaida turns tide for rebels in battle for eastern Syria




As Syrian War Drags On, Jihad Gains Foothold




Conflict In Syria Forcing Iraqi Refugees Out




Insurgents killed seven Iraqi policemen in separate attacks in Fallujah and Karma. Security forces detained an al Qaeda in Iraq explosives expert in an area just north of Karbala.




White House cautions Syrian rebels not to repeat mistakes of Iraq




Ambassador Crocker Sees Fraught Foreign Landscape Ahead




Looking Toward Future, Army Plans to Relocate Overseas Stores




NCTC director: 'We remain at war with al Qaeda'

During testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security on July 25, National Counterterrorism Center director Matthew Olsen provided his organization's view of the ongoing fight against al Qaeda and its affiliates.


Fifteen government officials in Baqubah quit after receiving death threats from al Qaeda in Iraq. Security forces detained 19 wanted men in Kirkuk.




Nervous Iraq keeps its eye on neighbouring Syria




Six Kurdish security personnel were killed in a motorcycle bomb blast in Kirkuk. Security forces captured two al Qaeda in Iraq fighters in Wasit.




Al Qaeda in Iraq's political front, the Islamic State of Iraq, claimed credit for the July 23 bombings and attacks that killed more than 100 people. The government has barred Chevron from operating in Iraq after it negotiated deals with the Kurdish Regional Government.




Al Qaeda in Iraq claims nationwide attacks that killed more than 100 Iraqis

The Islamic State of Iraq said the offensive was launched "in application of the directives of Sheikh Mujahid Abu Bakr al Baghdadi," the terror group's emir.