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A Mass-Murdering Regime Dares to Lecture the World on Human Rights
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A Mass-Murdering Regime Dares to Lecture the World on Human Rights
December 24, 2021

Washington is a criminal regime as its illegal wars and deliberate mass murder demonstrate beyond any doubt.

Creator of World’s Most Effective Anti-War Meme Dead at 84
October 19, 2021

Colin Powell, creator of the viral anti-war meme featuring himself holding a stage prop while lying to the United Nations about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, has died at the age of 84.

Creator of World’s Most Effective Anti-War Meme Dead at 84
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Pepe Escobar – Forever Wars, Recaptured in Real Time
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Pepe Escobar – Forever Wars, Recaptured in Real Time
October 8, 2021

The majority of the articles, essays and interviews selected for this two-part e-book were written in Afghanistan and in Iraq and/or before and after multiple visits to both countries.

Meet the Anglo-Turkish Oil Company With an Iron Grip on KRG Oil
September 14, 2021

Today, Genel Energy owns rights in at least six production-sharing contracts (PSCs) in Iraqi Kurdistan, and is the largest oil producer in the region.

Meet the Anglo-Turkish Oil Company With an Iron Grip on KRG Oil
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20 Years of War and Terror
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20 Years of War and Terror
September 11, 2021

Two years after September 11th it seemed that the United States and allies like the UK, Canada and Australia had the momentum. The Anglosphere had liberated Kabul and Baghdad. The Israelis defeated the Palestinian’s Second Intifada.

Special Immigrant Visas (SIV): A Brief, Sad History
September 4, 2021

That’s the beast of the Afghan War, SIV version, all too little, too late, all uncertain, all based on thrown together plans, stymied by hubris, failure to admit we screwed up, and a failure to coordinate a whole-of-government approach. So people suffer and people die in chaos in some far away place. Again.

Special Immigrant Visas (SIV): A Brief, Sad History
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The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains
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The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains
August 23, 2021

As in Iraq, as in Libya, as in Mali. It is time to finally bury the doctrine of the so-called “responsibility to protect”, which was coined at the time of the beginning of the Afghan war, and to brand it as what it was from the beginning: a neocolonial project.

Iraq Needs an Independent Government, Not ‘Training’
August 11, 2021

After losing some 4,431 troops and 8,000 mercenaries (aka ‘contractors’) and 1,145 troops from allied nations dragooned into the Iraq conflict, and 31,994 wounded – many with serious head wounds from roadside bombs – Washington switched gears in Iraq and adopted the old British Imperial system of colonial rule.

Iraq Needs an Independent Government, Not ‘Training’
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