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Fake News, Fake Polls, and Now, Fake History
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Fake News, Fake Polls, and Now, Fake History
October 14, 2019

Trump, who is more concerned about the Trump Towers in Istanbul than in protecting an American ally, has sent a stark warning to the Kurdish Regional Government of northern Iraq.

Just as Iraq Begins to Find Peace, It Once Again Becomes the Battleground for an American Proxy War
October 2, 2019

People in Baghdad are fearful that the next war between the US and Iran will take place in Iraq, which is only just returning to peace after the defeat of Isis.

Just as Iraq Begins to Find Peace, It Once Again Becomes the Battleground for an American Proxy War
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Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started
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Kashmir: The Fight for the High Ground Has Started
August 16, 2019

Today, wars are a fight for survival and the countries that conquer the higher altitude regions with livable climates and natural resources will remain after over-populated coastal areas succumb to oceanic deluges.

US Remains in Denial About How Many Civilians They Killed in Iraq and Syria
June 4, 2019

The U.S.-led coalition that launched airstrikes against Iraq and Syria against ISIS admitted Friday that those attacks killed civilians, but the number they reported—1,302 deaths in a nearly five-year period—was immediately dismissed as too low by the human rights organization Amnesty International. 

US Remains in Denial About How Many Civilians They Killed in Iraq and Syria
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Iran’s Man in Iraq: ‘America is Not the Old America. It is Weaker Than Ever’
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Iran’s Man in Iraq: ‘America is Not the Old America. It is Weaker Than Ever’
May 17, 2019

I met Hadi al-Ameri in Baghdad a few days before Pompeo turned up in town. A tough, curmudgeonly, 64-year-old bearded ex-militia leader, fluent in Persian and in the Shia politics of Iraq, he is a personal friend of Qassem Suleimani – commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Quds Force and America’s latest “super-terrorist” in the Middle East – and fought alongside Iran in its eight-year war with Saddam.

ISIS Feeds Off the Chaos of War
May 1, 2019

Western leaders, as is usual, are proposing easy or unattainable action that will do little to damage Isis capabilities – such as trying to limit its access to social media – while steering clear of potentially more effective but difficult to implement policies to eradicate Isis that might be contrary to their national interests.

ISIS Feeds Off the Chaos of War
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After ISIS, a Divided Iraq, Wounded and Grief-Stricken
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After ISIS, a Divided Iraq, Wounded and Grief-Stricken
April 23, 2019

Robert FISK The moment the 54-year-old walks up to the car, it is obvious something is terribly wrong. The way he drags his feet, then stamps them on the ground and marches forward like a toy soldier, head lowered; then the way he […]

Iraq’s WMDs Found… In Russia
April 7, 2019

Here’s the punchline — even if you believe the worst accusations of Russian interference in U.S. elections, they are orders of magnitude lower than the influence of American oligarchs and the state of Israel.

Iraq’s WMDs Found… In Russia
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