FOLLOW THE MONEY
Did U.S. Payoffs to Iraqi Officials Open the Door for ISIS?
‘DONALD THE DOVE’
Trump: I’m Keeping Troops in Iraq So I Can ‘Watch Iran’
‘Being in Iraq was a mistake,’ Trump said in his pre-Super Bowl interview. However, he added, ‘we might as well’ have a military presence there because of neighboring Iran.
Meet the Double Amputee Clearing Mines in Iraq
Hoshyar Ali has spent the past three decades dismantling hundreds of thousands of land mines.
SPIES LIKE US
We’re All Spies, Now—And Even Trump Can't Hide From Us
Amateur plane-spotters tracked Air Force One as it secretly made its way to Iraq, demonstrating the power of readily-available tools to reveal covert military operations.
Trump Takes a War-Zone Victory Lap—and Trips
The president used his first visit to Iraq to defend his decision to outsource the ISIS fight to a fickle ally. It wasn’t a very convincing case.
Trump to Troops in Iraq: ‘We’re No Longer the Suckers’
American forces have been fighting in Iraq, on and off, since 1990.
Allies on Trump: Russia Used to Be the ‘Unpredictable’ One
In the Middle East, officials see Russia ascendant, Iran on the rise, an Islamic State that has survived—and Trump calls this victory?
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
Paul Bremer, Former Iraq Czar, Has Become a Teen Meme Star
‘I’m not a meme guy.’