Washington Post: Kurdistan's ill-advised
The Indian ExpressWashington Post: Kurdistan's ill-advised voteWatertownDailyTimes.comThere is a strong case for self-determination by the Kurds, a distinct nation that suffered genocide at the hands of Saddam Hussein and a long history of discrimination in Turkey, Iran and Syria. For a dozen years, post-Saddam Iraqi governments have ...Independence for KurdistanGatestone InstituteKurdish Referendum Roils the MideastMiddle East OnlineOil Locked Freedom in KurdistanOilVoiceIFP News -ABC News -Rudawall 380 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 2:40 am
How the Trump Administration is Boosting
The AtlanticHow the Trump Administration is Boosting Iran's HardlinersThe AtlanticDuring the Iran-Iraq War, an eight-year conflict initiated by Saddam Hussein that cost hundreds of thousands of lives and billions of dollars in damage to Iran, the Guards grew into an important part of the military. In the eyes of the world, they ...Facing the Iranian Challenge in the Middle EastNational ReviewBlix joins calls for US to stay in Iran nuclear dealDaily MailMay has 'clear-eyed' approach to Iran, but will she back Trump?RTSputnik International -Open Democracyall 627 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 1:50 am
What word did Kim Jong-un utter the most
BBC NewsWhat word did Kim Jong-un utter the most last weekend?BBC NewsThe strategy is to develop nuclear weapons and stay safe - and not end up the way that the Gaddafi or Saddam Hussein regimes did. But the economic development of North Korea is also Kim Jong-un's way of ensuring that the domestic population stays ...In Seoul, South Koreans Unafraid as North Korea Steals US-South Attack PlansTheStreet.comTrump-ordered attack on NK 'a big mistake'The AustralianOn visit to North Korea, columnist finds drums of war beating loudlyLas Vegas SunGears Of Biz -Borderless News Online -Daily Pioneerall 1,648 news articles »
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 1:23 am
Iranian Foreign Minister: 'Arab Affairs Are
The AtlanticIranian Foreign Minister: 'Arab Affairs Are Iran's Business'The AtlanticWhile we voluntarily set aside a domineering role in the region, they funded, armed, and supported Saddam Hussein's invasion of Iran. His eight-year war against us resulted in nothing but death and destruction, including the first battlefield use of ...and more »
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 8:48 pm
Iraq's 1st post-Saddam president, Jalal
CBS NewsIraq's 1st post-Saddam president, Jalal Talabani, dies at 83CBS NewsTalabani led one of Iraq's main Kurdish factions and went on to become the country's first official president after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. He was often seen as a unifying elder statesman who could soothe tempers among Iraq's Shiites, Sunnis ...Veteran Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani diesBBC NewsKurdish former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies aged 83The GuardianFormer Iraqi President Jalal Talabani dies at 83Los Angeles TimesBBC News -Bloombergall 728 news articles »
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 7:39 am
ISIS Is Probably Using Chemical Weapons.
The Guardian points out that ISIS controls large areas of Iraq that could contain remnants of Saddam Hussein’s old chemical weapons program, but those stockpiles would likely be significantly degraded by now. ISIS affiliates in Libya may also have ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:21 am
Bernie Sanders Is Not a 'Socialist.' That
Like his vote against the Iraq War (where he predicted the dire consequences of removing Saddam Hussein and America engaging in the largest counterinsurgency war since Vietnam), Sanders foreshadowed an economic breakdown because he was able to see the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:35 am
Donald Trump on George W. Bush's 'best
Passing a bill that dedicated billions of dollars for AIDS research. Or the capture of the leader of Iraq, Saddam Hussein. But for Donald Trump, it was something else altogether. "Do you remember when the Iraqi threw the shoe at George W. Bush?"
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:05 am
A Woman In Arabia
And while there were times when Iraq seemed on the cusp of becoming a model Arab state, Iraq descended into turmoil, dictatorship, war and isolation after Saddam Hussein, the Baathist Party apparachik, assumed control of the country in the late 1970s ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:58 pm
Suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers Bombing
Jeffries added that ironically the Air Force personnel killed were there as part of a mission to protect Iraq’s Shi’ite population from the deprivations of dictator Saddam Hussein, but Iran still wanted the U.S. out of the region. The former diplomat ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:17 pm