Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: ISIS

Horror in Paris: Attacks Kill More than 120 People

A series of horrific attacks by ISIS in Paris has left more than 120 dead and more than 180 people injured. French President Hollande has declared a state of emergency and closed all borders.

Paris: Beirut in the Heart of Europe?

Like in Beirut, Paris has experienced “a war without rules, a war of attrition, a war aimed at states in which stateless killers target civilians.” We need to stand with Paris during this crucial time and vanquish terrorism.

9/11 Mastermind Urges Unity Between al-Qaida and Islamic State Against Russia...

Al-Zawahiri, a mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks and successor of Bin Laden, is urging for the unity between al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) in the face of American, Russian and Shiite forces in Syria. Things just got more complicated for the CIA.

Syria: A Ticking Time Bomb

The conflict in Syria continues to escalate and could ignite “a massive war between major world powers.” Bombs and destruction must come to a stop and a resolution must be reached for the major nations involved.

Airstrike that Killed 52 Civilians Raises Questions About Obama’s Approach to...

While some of the “radicalism” in the Middle East is just anti-imperialism, something Washington interventionists are unable to understand, the Obama administration’s approach is to fight Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) in Syria. Yet does the bombing of the civilians helps Daesh propaganda?

Today’s Top Seven Myths About Islamic State

While ISIS continues to haunt the nightmares of Western journalists and security analysts, Juan Cole points out some assertions about the "Islamic State" that are truly exaggerated and completely incorrect.

Egypt Makes Libya the New Front in Anti-ISIS War, 4 Years...

The recent attacks in Libya are being called "the worst political crisis and escalation of violence" since the overthrowing of Gaddafi in 2011. Will foreign governments intervene in Libya again? Watch as Democracy Now addresses this concern.

The Terror We Give Is the Terror We Get

Is the barbarism we condemn the barbarism we commit? Chris Hedges discusses the line that separates the U.S. from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and how terror has become the engine of war.

The Year Iraq Ceased to Exist: Will It Ever Again?

Most likely the Sunni Arabs will be brought back under Baghdad’s sway, but Kurdistan has disappeared except on paper. Can Iraq be put back together?

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.