November 18, 2017

Iran Top Threat To Iraq, U.S. Says

Washington Post
Karen DeYoung
Washington Post Staff Writer
Posted: April 12, 2008
Last week’s violence in Basra and Baghdad has convinced the Bush administration that actions by Iran, and not al-Qaeda, are the primary threat inside Iraq, and has sparked a broad reassessment of policy in the region, according to senior U.S. officials.
Evidence of an increase in Iranian weapons, […]

Senator Calls for Maliki’s Ouster

The Washington Post
Jonathan Weisman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Posted: August 21, 2007
Declaring the government of Iraq “non-functional,” the influential chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said yesterday that Iraq’s parliament should oust Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his cabinet if they are unable to forge a political compromise with rival factions in a matter of days.
“I […]