Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Iraq

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.

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

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

Germany poised to spend nearly $50 billion on climate protections

The country will spend up to 40 billion euros to cushion the impact of abandoning coal.