Words and actions between the U.S. and Iran are escalating. On Sunday, U.S. military strikes on an Iraqi militia group backed by Iran killed 25 fighters in what the U.S. said was retaliation for rocket fire that killed an American…
Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi announced Monday that nine militias, consisting of more than 100,000 men, would disband. Loyalists to rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr who have been fighting coalition troops for months were not among them.
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