Politics of Iraq

Conflict & Justice

A powerful al-Qaeda group is fighting in both Iraq and Syria

It's been quite a week for an al-Qaeda spin-off called ISIS. Last week, ISIS took over Fallujah in Iraq. But it seems some of the local Sunni tribes abandoned the group and have joined government forces fighting against al-Qaeda. Then, rebel groups in Syria combined to attack ISIS there. Borzou Daragahi of the Financial Times explains the politics that work for and against ISIS.

Iraqis band to fight Al-Qaeda

President Bush this week praised Iraq's "Awakening Councils," who have allied themselves with US led forces to fight against the group known as "al Qaeda in Iraq,� as a sign of progress in the country

Politics

President Bush reflects on Iraq

President Bush continues his farewell journey through Europe, and yesterday, he gave an exclusive interview to Tom Baldwin, a correspondent for the British newspaper, The Times; the two spoke about the run-up to the Iraq war

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Syria protests against U.S.

Syria says eight civilians were killed when U.S. forces stationed in Iraq attacked a target inside Syria. The U.S. won't confirm or deny the raid. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with The World's Quil Lawrence in Baghdad.