Iran’s paramilitary fighting force has been running a multi-million-dollar illicit weapons smuggling program in Iraq, according to new disclosures by the Trump administration, which issued a bevy of sanctions on Wednesday aimed at disrupting the arms network.
U.S. military officials confirmed late Sunday that there were “no U.S. or coalition casualties” as the result of a large explosion near the American embassy in Baghdad that some have already begun to speculate may have been carried out by Iran’s terror proxy group, Hezbollah.
Iran is increasingly prioritizing Iraq in its regional military strategy, using its Iraqi proxies more than ever to project Iranian power and to threaten the U.S. and its allies.
Iran is at war with the United States, whether people in Washington like it or not.
No one knows for sure what will happen in the Middle East over the next several months, but there are enough signs to suggest that history is about to rhyme.
Israel’s campaign of airstrikes against Iranian military targets in Syria has led Iran to move the bulk of its soldiers and bases away from the Israeli border toward Iraq.
In any war, the enemy gets a say in when the fighting stops. The Islamic State made clear on Wednesday that it is not done fighting the United States, nor the wider civilized world.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) on Friday shot back at Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) after he attacked her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, in response to her criticism of socialism.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Iran could use its growing clout in Iraq to turn it into a springboard for attacks against Israel, the chief of Israeli military intelligence said on Monday.
AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (Reuters) – President Donald Trump made a surprise Christmas visit to U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday, his first trip to a conflict zone nearly two years into his presidency and days after announcing a pullout of American troops from Syria. Air Force One touched down at the Al Asad …