Iraq's Getting Worse. What's Going on With the U.S. Troops Over There?

Adam Weinstein · 08/07/14 01:19PM

In case you haven't heard, shit's getting worse in Iraq again. Islamic militants have expanded their control over territory, secured a dam that provides water and power to much of the country's north, and now threaten a religious minority with extinction. What the hell happened to the military forces America sent over in June?

Major Iraqi City Falls to Advancing al Qaeda Wannabes

Adam Weinstein · 06/10/14 10:12AM

Mosul—Iraq's third-largest city, urbane center of the nation's northern regions, built on the remains of the once-great Assyrian empire, made free through the sacrifices of thousands of Iraqis, Kurds, and Americans—fell to a gang of Islamist insurgents Monday.