Topic: Al Qaeda in Iraq
A new exhibit opened this month at the Iraqi Museum, providing one more sign that the worst horrors of the war in Iraq are receding and the country is settling into a new normal.
11/29/2011 12:23 pm
Gen. Lloyd Austin warned the Iraqi government about dangers from Al Qaeda in Iraq, as well as Iran-backed Shiite insurgent groups – the same players that have perennially dogged US forces.
11/21/2011 03:13 pm
The series of bombings that hit Iraq Monday bear the markings of Al Qaeda, but in the long term, Iran-backed militias are a greater problem, says a top US military official.
08/16/2011 07:12 pm
Iraq's sectarian divisions are deep, militants both Sunni and Shiite still roam the landscape, and the US is no longer in a position to do much about it.
08/15/2011 02:59 pm
The US appears desperate to keep troops in Iraq beyond this year's deadline. The Iraqis? Not so much.
07/06/2011 10:15 am
Intelligence analysts say Ayman al-Zawahiri, the successor to Osama bin Laden, is disliked in Al Qaeda as an irritable micromanager, but he's also a skilled military tactician and should not be discounted.
06/20/2011 10:04 pm
Leon Panetta, at a confirmation hearing for the post of Defense secretary, says the US will need to take 'both defensive ... as well as aggressive measures' to deal with the threat of cyberattack.
06/09/2011 06:58 pm
Two Iraqi refugees who came to the US in 2009 have been charged with plotting to send Stinger missiles to Al Qaeda in Iraq.
05/31/2011 08:55 pm
While most experts say Qaddafi is grossly exaggerating the influence of Al Qaeda, new questions are being raised about its true scope as Washington debates arming the opposition.
03/30/2011 05:31 pm
As some Congressional leaders urges military intervention in Libya, the Pentagon emphasizes the difficulty of implementing a no-fly zone or other proposed military solutions.
03/09/2011 12:10 pm