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How Saddam Hussein Predicted America’s Failure in Iraq
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How Saddam Hussein Predicted America’s Failure in Iraq
October 26, 2017

In the late summer of 2002, as American Gen. Tommy Franks’s staff was in the midst of drafting its plan for the invasion of Iraq (what would become known as Operation Iraqi Freedom), Major General Raad al-Hamdani was summoned from his headquarters by Saddam Hussein. 

Seven World-Historical Achievements of the Iraq Invasion of 2003
October 30, 2016

Here is a list of the noteworthy, ongoing results of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq beginning in March 2003. (Recall that invasion was denounced by the UN as illegal, based entirely on lies, and—given the U.S.’s hegemonic position in the world, allowing it to act with impunity—the crime’s architects have never punished.)…

Seven World-Historical Achievements of the Iraq Invasion of 2003
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Chilcot Report on Iraq War Calls for Lessons to Be Learnt
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Chilcot Report on Iraq War Calls for Lessons to Be Learnt
July 9, 2016

Finally, there is a story to top Brexit fallout on the front pages of British media outlets. The long-awaited official Chilcot report into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq War – the UK’s most controversial military engagement since the end of the Second World War – was finally published on July 6…

Missing Saddam
June 14, 2014

…America broke Iraq. It broke Libya, Yemen, Syria, and Egypt. The Middle East would be a much safer and saner region had the United States and its insidious neocons allowed Saddam Hussein, Muammar Qaddafi, and Bashar al-Assad to deal with the Saudi and Israeli instigators of terrorism and violence. Rather than Islamic emirates and caliphates popping up in eastern Libya, Syria, and Iraq, the Middle East should still have Baath Party governments in Iraq, Syria, and the former People’s Democratic Republic of [South] Yemen, and the Socialist Jamahiriyah should still remain supreme in Libya. Yes, and we should all miss Saddam Hussein…

Missing Saddam
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