Since October, hundreds of young protesters have taken to the streets in Baghdad, as well as a few other cities in Iraq. They are asking for an overhaul of the government and accusing ruling elites of corruption and being out of touch with the public.
When the White House withdrew US troops from Syria, it unwittingly sacrificed one of its core constituencies’ dearest causes — Christians in the Middle East. US actions in the region since the early October withdrawal have been a response to their ire. It’s working — for now.
Common sense would suggest the world is indeed now a much safer place with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's passing. Unfortunately, however, there is no guarantee this will prove to be true in practice.
Sinan Antoon is an Iraqi writer and poet. He was in Iraq earlier this year and says life has become unbearable for citizens there. He spoke with to The World's host Marco Werman from his home in New York City about the unrest in Iraq.
It’s been a week since President Donald Trump reversed US policy and moved troops out of the way in Syria. The withdrawal gave a green light to Turkey to attack the Kurds in northern Syria — allies that had deep relationships with many US veterans who fought alongside each other for years.
For decades now, the evolving role of congressional oversight of US intelligence has involved major clashes and scandals, from the Iran-Contra affair of the 1980s to the intelligence abuses that led to the 2003 war in Iraq.
Iraq is sending planes to Egypt to evacuate its nationals. Correspondent Jane Arraf has been at the airport in Baghdad. She tells anchor Marco Werman how Iraq is turning out to be a safe haven for some.
We all remember the speech that former Secretary of State Colin Powell gave to the UN in 2003. And part of his argument rested on the word of an Iraqi defector named Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi. Now al-Janabi has said that he was lying.
Annia Ciezadlo explores the relationship between food and war in her new book, "Day of Honey: a Memoir of Food, Love, and War." A correspondent in Iraq and Lebanon for seven years, Annia Ciezadlo says that preparing meals helped her report.
Director Alex Gibney and producer Donald Glascoff talk to Faith about their new film, Taxi to the Dark Side. It tells the story of the mysterious death of an Afghan taxi driver at the hands of US officials.