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When an Enemy’s Cultural Heritage Becomes One’s Own

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 03:21
Could the cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh offer new hope for the preservation of threatened monuments everywhere?
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Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 17:45
The president was dissuaded from moving ahead with a strike by advisers who warned that it could escalate into a broader conflict in his last weeks in office.
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What Will Happen in Afghanistan Once U.S. Troops Leave?

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 11/27/2020 - 18:13
The Pentagon has announced a reduction down to 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan before President-elect Biden takes office. Afghan officials fear the cuts will encourage the Taliban to keep fighting.
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The Truth That Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Know

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 11/25/2020 - 01:22
We lost.
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Cooperative Competition Is Possible Between China and the U.S.

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 20:35
A former vice foreign minister of China proposes a way forward for the world’s two leading powers.
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Cooperative Competition Is Possible Between China and the U.S.

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:01
A former vice foreign minister of China proposes a way forward for the world’s two leading powers.
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Two Costly Wars, and a Legacy of Shame

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:00
The troop withdrawals in Iraq and Afghanistan planned by the Trump administration amount to a painful admission: We lost.
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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 16:04
Facing the end of his time in power, the president is pushing to accelerate withdrawals from counterterrorism conflicts. He campaigned on ending the longstanding wars.
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U.S. Troops Are Packing Up, Ready or Not

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 03:00
The Pentagon has announced a reduction down to 2,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan before President-elect Biden takes office. Afghan officials fear the cuts will encourage the Taliban to keep fighting.
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Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 02:59
The president was dissuaded from moving ahead with a strike by advisers who warned that it could escalate into a broader conflict in his last weeks in office.
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Refugees Who Assisted U.S. Military Denied Entry Into U.S.

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 01:05
President Trump has reduced the flow of refugees into the country to a trickle, and even Iraqis and Afghans who risked their lives for American service members have been cut off.
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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 11/17/2020 - 00:26
Facing the end of his time in power, the president is pushing to accelerate withdrawals from counterterrorism conflicts. He campaigned on ending the longstanding wars.
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Biden Hopes to Fight Autocracy Abroad. He’ll Have to Start at Home.

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 12:49
America has to be a functioning democracy before it can be an exemplary one.
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Biden Hopes to Fight Autocracy Abroad. He’ll Have to Start at Home.

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 12:49
America has to be a functioning democracy before it can be an exemplary one.
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A Top Aide to Saddam Hussein Is Reported Dead

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 22:19
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who had eluded capture for 17 years, was Mr. Hussein’s right-hand man in a government that dealt brutally with Iraqi civilians and unleashed catastrophic regional wars.
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A Top Aide to Saddam Hussein Is Reported Dead

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 22:07
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who had eluded capture for 17 years, was Mr. Hussein’s right-hand man in a government that dealt brutally with Iraqi civilians and unleashed catastrophic regional wars.
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After Honing His Painting Skills as a Soldier, an Artist Finds His Voice

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 20:29
In Iraq, Samir Khurshid had to paint portraits of Saddam Hussein. In Oregon, he’s still painting, and his former life makes its way into his work.
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After Honing His Painting Skills as a Soldier, an Artist Finds His Voice

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 10/26/2020 - 20:29
In Iraq, Samir Khurshid had to paint portraits of Saddam Hussein. In Oregon, he’s still painting, and his former life makes its way into his work.
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Refugees Who Assisted the U.S. Military Find the Door to America Slammed Shut

NY Times Iraq - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 22:04
President Trump has reduced the flow of refugees into the country to a trickle, and even Iraqis and Afghans who risked their lives for American service members have been cut off.
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Turning the Lights Down on the At War Channel

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 10/16/2020 - 16:24
The Times project that has provided original reporting and firsthand accounts of conflict is winding down.
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