The U.S. and Iran are aligned in Iraq against the Islamic State — for now

By Missy Ryan, Loveday Morris, December 28, 2014

Iranian military involvement has dramatically increased in Iraq over the past year as Tehran has delivered desperately needed aid to Baghdad in its fight against Islamic State militants, say U.S., Iraqi and Iranian sources. In the eyes of Obama administration officials, equally concerned about the rise of the brutal Islamist group, that’s an acceptable role — for now.Read full article >>