A nearly year-long political deadlock is posing serious threats to Iraq’s long-term stability.
The avowed foe of both the United States and Iran has seized on popular grievances to win last week’s election, but forming a government won’t be easy.
With the oil-rich city of Kirkuk under its control, the government of Iraqi Kurdistan is moving toward formal independence from Iraq.
While it’s expected that it will be the Kurds who separate from Iraq, the real beneficiaries from a break-up of the country would be the Shia. They’re the ones who control 80 percent of the country’s oil wealth, and they would prefer not to share it with hostile neighbors.
It took just one day for President Obama’s announcement of US air strikes in ISIS-held Iraq to translate into operational reality, and the first target chosen by US forces illustrates why this policy shift came about.
Politicians in Baghdad continue to squabble as news of violence and hardship filters out of ISIS-occupied Iraq.
What the civil war in Syria failed to expose, Iraq threatens to bring out into the open.
Examining the events leading up to recent fighting in Anbar province and what it might mean for Iraq's future.
How will the ongoing civil war in Syria is impact sectarian tensions in Iraq?
The leader of Iraqi Kurdistan is making his mark on Iraqi politics.