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Tag: Iraq

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

The fall of the house of ISIS

ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.

Iraqi Kurdistan: Setting the stage for a new war in the...

Several NATO countries, including Canada and the United States have special forces soldiers deployed in the region.

Europe and the Middle East are both on the verge of...

From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?

The American military uncontained

Out everywhere and winning nowhere.

Prince of darkness: Blackwater’s founder promotes a dangerous solution to America’s...

“I grew up around the auto industry. Customers would say to my dad, ‘We have this need.’ He would then use his own money to create prototypes to fulfill those needs. He took the ‘If you build it they will come’ approach.” —Erik Prince

Court overturns murder conviction and prison sentences for Blackwater killers

“Their poor judgments resulted in the deaths of many innocent people.”

Killing civilians in Iraq and Syria

The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.

Pyrrhic victory in Mosul

If a reconciliation cannot be achieved between Iraq’s Sunni and Shia populations, it’s almost a certainty that the country will continue to be afflicted by Daesh or some successor group.

Why does Donald Trump insist on more military spending?

Americans are tired of war, yet Donald Trump’s budget sends an unfortunate but clear message.

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Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

Congressman apologizes for nude selfie

Barton announced his re-election bid earlier this month and has no intention of resigning.

The rules according to Trump

Women rise against centuries of assault and sexual harassment. Yet a man accused of such crimes remains in the White House.

This company is turning plastic waste into public furniture

The New Raw's project, "Print Your City!" calls on citizens to support turning their discarded plastic into furniture by combining 3D printing with recycling.

You now have more time to protest national park fee hikes

"Our voices must be heard and we encourage the public to continue speaking out."

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