Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Middle East

President Obama’s Biggest Mideast Policy Challenges in 2015

President Obama had aspirations to get the U.S. out of Afghanistan and Iraq, but he has failed so far at living up to the expectations he has promised. We will hopefully see some more positive changes this year.

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?

Did Drought and Climate Change Cause Middle Eastern States to Collapse...

The collapse of the Middle Eastern states is pointing to climate change as one culprit. The already bad climate problems in the Middle East will only get worse over the next 50 years.

How Bashar al-Assad’s Regime Came Back in the Syrian Civil War...

There is a maintained fiction that the U.S.' 2014 bombing raids against Daesh and al-Qaeda do not help the regime, but rather the moderate rebels. In actuality, they help the regime.

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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.

‘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."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

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

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.