Iraqi Kurds, battling Islamist threat, press Washington for arms By Missy Ryan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq is pressing the Obama administration for sophisticated weapons it says Kurdish fighters need to push back Islamist militants threatening their region, Kurdish and U.S. officials said. A Kurdish official said… Reuters

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Iraqi Kurds, battling Islamist threat, press Washington for arms By Missy Ryan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq is pressing the Obama administration for sophisticated weapons it says Kurdish fighters need to push back Islamist militants threatening their region, Kurdish and U.S. officials said. A Kurdish official said… Reuters

Our Man in Baghdad - David Rohde, Warren Strobel, Missy Ryan, and Ned Parker - The Atlantic

Our Man in Baghdad

Our Man in Baghdad - David Rohde, Warren Strobel, Missy Ryan, and Ned Parker - The Atlantic

U.S. military has launched a new digital war against the Islamic State By Ellen Nakashima and Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, 15 July 2016 Caption: Gen. Edward Cardon, commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command, leaves a House Armed Services Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee hearing titled 'Cyber Operations: Improving the Military Cyber Security Posture in an Uncertain Threat Environment,' on Capitol Hill i on March 4. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

U.S. military has launched a new digital war against the Islamic State

U.S. military has launched a new digital war against the Islamic State By Ellen Nakashima and Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, 15 July 2016 Caption: Gen. Edward Cardon, commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command, leaves a House Armed Services Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee hearing titled 'Cyber Operations: Improving the Military Cyber Security Posture in an Uncertain Threat Environment,' on Capitol Hill i on March 4. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

By Missy Ryan  WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The Iraqi government provided a planeload of ammunition to Peshmerga fighters from Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region on Friday, a U.S. official said, in an unprecedented act of military cooperation be...

Iraq Arms Kurds Against ISIS

By Missy Ryan WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The Iraqi government provided a planeload of ammunition to Peshmerga fighters from Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region on Friday, a U.S. official said, in an unprecedented act of military cooperation be...

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