Iraq

The site of a former residential school where hundreds of unmarked graves were detected, in Cowessess First Nation, Sask., on July 6, 2021 (Liam Richards/CP)

Coming to terms with a national shame

Adnan R. Khan: The lessons from other countries that have had to confront mass graves are clear—shining a light into our darkest corners is the only way forward
President Trump Addresses The Nation After Iranian Attacks In Iraq Target Bases Where U.S. Troops Stationed

For Trump, nothing but good news on Iran—and no mention of the plane crash

Having brought his country to the brink of war, the U.S. president returns to his own re-election campaign and impeachment
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Trump’s hit on Soleimani exposed a lot of uncomfortable truths

Terry Glavin: Tehran’s interference had tied NATO’s Iraq mission in knots, and the idea of ’stability’ had become an illusion
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The U.S. has gone rogue, and Canada may be caught in the crossfire

Adnan R. Khan: The assassination of Qassem Soleimani could set Iraq on fire, with dire consequences for Canadian troops
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ISIS is dead. But it’s not gone.

Adnan R. Khan: Travelling across northern Syria, the ghosts of the world’s most violent terrorist organization are everywhere. The war is far from over.
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Can Canadian soldiers stop the next Iraq insurgency?

The race is on to prepare Iraq for a whole new deadly insurgency led by ISIS fighters, and Canadian soldiers are in the middle of it
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Life amidst the ISIS insurgency

Adnan R. Khan reports from Syria where normalcy is slowly returning after ISIS, but fear lingers. ‘People say they are everywhere, hiding and waiting.’
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How politicians whitewash their past by criticizing the present

Opinion: Figures like Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton cannot be removed from the history of attacks on democracy
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A Yazidi family’s traumatic first days in Canada

A refugee family from Iraq says they couldn’t have coped with the shock of their new lives without the support of a dedicated group of volunteers—raising questions about Canada’s ability to help
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How the fight to defeat ISIS sparked a new battle in Iraq

Adnan R. Khan: Canada put its military resources behind the Kurds to take on ISIS. Now it’s seeing the ugly results.