Flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Courtesy of Wikipedia

Back to Iraq: Obama Authorizes 'Targeted Airstrikes' to Combat the Islamic State

Obama has labeled the Islamic State's threat to Iraq's minorities a potential "genocide." Welcome to the Iraq merry-go-round.


Chilling ISIS Hoax: Calling for Iraqi Women to Undergo Female Genital Mutilation

Reports that the militant Islamist group ISIS decreed FGM for Iraqi women have been debunked. But the practice? Still widely present.


Here We Go Again: A Guide to the Latest Iraq Crisis

A raging insurgency has made war-torn Iraq topsy-turvy yet again. Here’s the breakdown.


“Trust Me, I’m a Terrorist:" Al Qaeda Teacher in Iraq Botches Suicide Bombing Lesson, Blows Up His Own Class

When you have a toothache, you go to a dentist. When you're tangled with the law, you go to a lawyer.