Monday, February 24, 2020

Tag: Iraq

The Pandora’s Box of war

This slaughter has already lasted nearly 16 years. It will not cease until the United States is exhausted and withdraws its forces from the region.

The campaign to exterminate Muslims

"We attack them not for what they do but because we see them as being different from us. We must eradicate them to save ourselves."

The US war in Iraq: 15 years and counting … the...

Fifteen years after the calamitous invasion of Iraq, those who precipitated the war still walk free.

McMaster of war

Does unrealistic war experience lead to Trump's advisor's overconfidence?

The light at the end of the corner

Bad as things are right now, experience tells us – or at least our military commanders swear to it – that they’ll get better sooner or later.

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.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

What will happen to Bernie?

“Make no mistake—in a world where Sanders falls short of the majority of delegates, he will have the nomination stolen from him again.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $3B over massive fraud scandal

“We are hopeful that this $3 billion penalty, along with the personnel and structural changes at the Bank, will ensure that such conduct will not reoccur.”

How ‘historic’ are we?

Truth to tell, the word historic does get tossed around rather loosely these days.