Kenneth Pollack

Brookings Institution

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Senior fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution; former CIA intelligence analyst and author of several books on the Middle East

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In 2011, President Obama withdrew US combat forces, hoping to see the last of American involvement in Iraq.

Is the U.S. Doubling Down in Iraq?

In 2011, President Obama withdrew US combat forces, hoping to see the last of American involvement in Iraq.

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In Iraq, volunteers are heading to defend the capital today, as the nation's top Shiite leaders used Friday prayers to call on the faithful to take up arms against radical Sunni Muslim…

Obama Addresses Iraq, Rules Out Boots on the Ground

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