Vice President Biden Makes a Surprise Visit to Iraq Amid Political Crisis
Biden plans to meet with senior Iraqi officials at a time when Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's government is locked in a political stalemate, and the Iraqi army is struggling to take on the Islamic State.
US Defense Secretary Makes Surprise Baghdad Visit
Carter met with Iraqi officials, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi to discuss the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants.
The Shared Experiences of Teenage Girls in Iraq and Chicago
In an effort to find out how life in Chicago and Iraq might be similar beyond bullets and blood, I talked with two teenage girls who hail from those locales about everything from crushing on boys to religion and music.