Iraq

Sentences I Did Not Expect to Read Anytime Soon

| Sun Jun. 15, 2014 10:01 PM EDT

Here's the latest on the ISIS insurgency in Iraq:

The Obama administration said it is preparing to open direct talks with Iran on how the two longtime foes can counter the insurgents.

The U.S.-Iran dialogue, which is expected to begin this week, will mark the latest in a rapid move toward rapprochement between Washington and Tehran over the past year....Iranian President Hasan Rouhani said on Saturday that his government was open to cooperating with the U.S. in Iraq and that he exchanged letters with President Obama.

Um, what?