We are seeing less and less news about the war in Iraq as the drawdown continues in that country. The continuing fight in Afghanistan continues to dominate the news in military circles. However an important event that recently took place is the Iraqi refusal to grant immunity to U.S. military personnel who would remain after December 2011. At the same time the Iraqis have requested a continuing training mission for its armed forces. The U.S. is scrambling to find a solution to that vexing problem. Read more in the article below.
"U.S. seeks to redraw Iraq training plan", The Washington Post, October 8, 2011.