U.S. in Iraq

U.S. troops as targets

Print edition : January 31, 2020

Iraqis carry the coffins of Hizbollah fighters in a funeral procession in the city of Najaf on December 31. Photo: HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP

Supporters of the Hashd al-Shaabi military network breach the outer wall of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad during a protest against the air strikes that killed pro-Iran fighters in western Iraq. Photo: AFP

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi. Photo: Burhan Ozbilici/AP

The bombing of the Kataib Hizbollah camps and the murder of Soleimani have made the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq unfeasible.
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