Topic: Al Qaeda in Iraq
Hosam Smadi liked his American teachers, rarely visited the mosque, and came from prominent families that reject terrorism. Why was he talking about jihad on extremist websites?
09/30/2009 01:00 am
Dr. Mahdi talked to Monitor correspondent Jane Arraf about upcoming national elections, Iraq's security and economic issues, and relations with Iraq's neighbors.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
The attack killed at least 19 people Thursday, two days after another bomb left three US soldiers dead. Insurgents may be moving north as coalition forces push them out elsewhere.
09/10/2009 01:00 am
Gov. Salah Abdel-Razzaq also says that Saudi Arabia may be connected to last week's truck bombs that killed more than 100 people. His comments highlight the level of mistrust between the Shiite-led government and Sunni political parties.
08/23/2009 01:00 am
Attacks rise, but a new $21 million court has failed to convict any major suspects in six months. US Marines frustrated by shrinking role in key Iraqi city
08/21/2009 01:00 am
From street sweepers to Foreign Ministry guards, Iraqis say their countrymen are falling short of their duty to protect them.
08/19/2009 01:00 am
Nevertheless, Iraq is much safer for Iraqis than it's been in a long time as British and Australian troops take their leave.
07/31/2009 01:00 am
Six churches were attacked within the past 24 hours, the first such attacks since the withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraqi cities.
07/12/2009 01:00 am
Before he closes Guantánamo, Obama must take a clear-eyed look at the record – and anticipate the next chapter of the fight against terrorism.
06/29/2009 01:00 am
The troops will form 'belts' around volatile cities like Mosul, where some fear gains in stability will be lost when US troops pull out on June 30.
06/26/2009 01:00 am