Support The Long War Journal
Support The Long War Journal


Dear Long War Journal readers: A heartfelt thank you to all of you who helped us reach our fundraising goal of $25,000. Your generous donation will ensure we can continue our mission to report on the Long War. - Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn, Lisa Lundquist, and the contributors.

Results tagged “Iraq”

Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?

If you do, then pick any of the sections below:

Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:



Holder Rules Out Prosecutions in CIA Interrogations




Insurgents killed an Army general, a policeman, and a Sunni cleric in Baghdad, and four policemen in Kirkuk. The government executed five "terrorists."




Syrian Rebels Get Arms From a Diverse Network of Sources




Insurgents killed a policeman and a soldier in Baghdad, and a civilian in Fallujah. Security forces detained two "terrorists" in Tikrit.




Gunmen assassinated an Army brigadier general with a silenced pistol in Taji; two civilians were killed in bombings in Haditha and Mosul. Seven al Qaeda operatives were detained in Wasit; the bodies of four al Qaeda leaders were discovered in Mosul.




Sharp increase in refugee flows from Syria




Insurgents killed three policemen, two soldiers, and five civilians in attacks in Baghdad and Kirkuk. The Army took control of the border with Syria. Sheikh Hameed al Hayis, the head of the Anbar Salvation Council, said he would turn himself over to the government.




Iran drawing India closer with talks on train, road access to Afghanistan




NATO says combat operations unaffected by pullout logistics




Insurgents killed a policeman, a politician, and a civilian in shootings in Mosul, and wounded a colonel and and three soldiers as they were patrolling in Dhuluiyah.




Three people were killed in a pair of bombings at a Shia mosque in Sadr City in Baghdad. The government closed the border crossing point in Al Qaim.




Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed credit for an attack in Haditha that killed 27 policemen and scores of other attacks in Anbar province this summer. A Syrian fighter plane penetrated Iraqi airspace near Al Qaim.




US 'significant' in Iraq despite troop exit: Dempsey




Al Qaeda in Iraq video details deadly raid in Haditha

Al Qaeda in Iraq fighters dressed as policemen are seen executing policemen with a silenced pistol during the deadly March 5 raid in Anbar province.


Is Iraq helping Iran evade sanctions?




In Syria, group suspected of al-Qaeda links gaining prominence in war to topple Assad




A senior Sunni cleric who sided with the government, denounced al Qaeda in Iraq, and sought to repair relations with the Shia community was badly wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad. Four of the cleric's bodyguards were killed in the blast.




In Syria, role of Kurds divides opposition




More than 90 Iraqis were killed yesterday in a spate of bombings and shootings across the country. Security forces killed three suicide bombers in Anbar. More than one million Iraqis signed a petition calling for the death penalty.




US Reliance on Saudi Oil Is Growing Again