Post Politics: Iraq


Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Boehner criticizes Obama for ignoring resurgent al-Qaeda

Boehner rarely publicly discusses foreign policy but raised the concerns during his weekly press conference with reporters.

By Ed O'Keefe and Vincent Bzdek  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iraq

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Rand Paul wants to repeal Iraq war resolution

Paul aims to prevent American troops from being deployed to Iraq again without Congress re-authorizing it.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2016, Iraq, Rand Paul

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Gates: Obama and Clinton admitted opposition to Iraq surge was due to ’08 campaign

“To hear the two of them making these admissions, and in front of me, was as surprising as it was dismaying,” Gates writes in his new memoir.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:12 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hillary Clinton, Iraq, White House

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Obama to meet with Iraq’s prime minister next month

“The visit will highlight the importance of the U.S.-Iraq relationship under the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Framework Agreement,” the White House said.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  03:45 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iraq