Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: Iraq

12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

“Today, it is we Americans who live in infamy.”

Trump tells Iraq order US troops out and I’ll freeze your...

it must be stated that Trump’s latest threat is simply another blatant example—this time a fiscal bomb rather than an actual one—of American imperialism and rogue nation behavior.

Two Iraqi peace activists confront a Trumpian world

As the Trump administration weighs war, Iraqis prepare a carnival for peace.

U.S.-led coalition admission of 1,300 civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria

"The Coalition has so far failed to carry out investigations on the ground or provide reasons for the civilian casualties."

IHCHR: 11,800 civilians killed in US-led air strikes in Syria, Iraq

“We have massively destroyed the infrastructure and given the population a disgusting image of what may be a Western-style liberation, leaving behind the seeds of an imminent resurgence of a new adversary.”

The world according to the ‘adults in the room’

A year of forever war in review.
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Costs of war: 17 years after 9/11, nearly half a million...

The cost of the global so-called war on terror will soon surpass $6 trillion.

Insider attacks

Seen in this light, it’s hard not to believe that more anti-U.S. “insider” attacks aren’t on the way. The question is only where and when, not if.

Summer of discontent: Iraq explodes in protest

Few countries have suffered as much in recent years and Iraqis of all faiths and ethnicities deserve not just freedom from the horrific violence that has become far too normal there.

How the last superpower was unchained

Clueless is not a word Americans ordinarily apply to themselves as a country, a people, or a government. Yet how applicable it is.

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Solving the debt crisis the American way

When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

‘This is a national emergency’: Dems push for assault weapons ban amid string of...

"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

Mexico bans cigarette smoking in all public places

This concludes that the only legal place to smoke is in private residences, which makes Mexico's legislation the "world's strictest anti-tobacco laws."