Sunday’s attack that killed three US servicemen was the latest chapter in a war Trump started more than five years ago.
Ibrahim Al-Marashi is Associate Professor of Middle East History at California State University San Marcos, and an advisory board member of the Intern... ational Security and Conflict Resolution (ISCOR) program at San Diego State University. He is the co-author of Iraq’s Armed Forces: An Analytical History (2008), The Modern History of Iraq (2016), and A Concise History of the Middle East (2025).
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