Iraq

Politics
1:24 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Portman: U.S. must "move and move quickly" to stop ISIS

Sen. Rob Portman
Credit Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

Rob Portman said today the Obama administration must move quickly to stop ISIS, the extremist group in Syria which beheaded a second American journalist Tuesday.

In an interview with WVXU, the junior senator from Ohio the situation is much worse because the U.S. did not keep more non-combat forces on the ground when it left Iraq during President Obama's first term.

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Education
6:42 am
Mon October 29, 2012

UC/Iraq educational partnership holds November reunion

Two groups from the University of Cincinnati will be going to Iraq in November as part of a State Department sponsored program to improve education around the world.   

This is the third year for the program, which partners UC with Salahaddin University in Erbil, Kurdistan, the northern region of Iraq.  

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