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Iraq's Maliki Presses for US Military Aid

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki meets Friday at the White House with President Barack Obama, on a mission to press for military equipment and greater cooperation in fighting a surge of terrorism in his homeland. The visit and expected arms request comes nearly two years after Mr. Maliki's government refused to let U.S. forces remain in Iraq with the legal immunity that Washington insisted was needed to protect U.S. troops. At the height of the legal standoff, Mr. Obama ordered the ...

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