Tag: Iraq

Federal, Policy

White House insiders to talk about Trump’s actions on Jan. 6

July 21, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Matt Pottinger was a journalist in China, concerned about the country’s drift toward authoritarianism, when he decided — at age 31 — to enlist in the U.S. Marines after the invasion of Iraq. “Our form of government is not inevitable,” […]

Defense, Health Care, Industry

Burn pits legislation nears finish line with House approval

July 13, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The House on Wednesday approved a significant expansion of health care and disability benefits for millions of veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The 342-88 vote all but assures the measure will […]

Defense, Industry

Senate nears pivotal 60-vote threshold for scrapping Iraq war authorizations

August 4, 2021


Congress is on track to mark a 50-year milestone this year as the Senate closes in on the votes it needs to repeal outdated authorizations for the use of military force in Iraq. The historic, years-long push to rein in […]

Defense, Industry

US airstrikes target Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq

June 28, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

The U.S. military, under the direction of President Joe Biden, carried out airstrikes against what it said were “facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups” near the border between Iraq and Syria, drawing condemnation from Iraq’s military and calls for revenge […]


What Does 2020 Hold for the Middle East?

January 5, 2020

Via: William Palmer

As we enter 2020, the Western world, an enduring example of stability and well-being for the rest of the world, seems to be in the grip of a profound political crisis. In the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson led his […]


“Secure” Trump website defaced by hacker claiming to be from Iraq

February 20, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Someone calling themselves “Pro_Mast3r” managed to deface a server associated with President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign fundraising on Sunday. The server,, is behind Cloudflare’s content management and security platform, and does not appear to be directly linked from the […]