Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Mosul

Pyrrhic victory in Mosul

If a reconciliation cannot be achieved between Iraq’s Sunni and Shia populations, it’s almost a certainty that the country will continue to be afflicted by Daesh or some successor group.

Mosul on my mind

What it really means to be on a “flattening” planet.

U.S. admits role in civilian deaths in Mosul

These elite attitudes toward ordinary Iraqis are probably more dangerous to the future of the country than a few mere terrorist attacks.

U.S. airstrikes killed 230 civilians in Mosul overnight

Over 130 civilians were killed in attack on a single building in western Mosul.

War and double Standards

Understanding the Sieges of Aleppo and Mosul

Nearly 500 More U.S. Troops Sent to Iraq for Mosul Attack...

“It seems a little unlikely that PM al-Abadi cares about U.S. electoral problems. He has his own reasons for wanting to roll up al-Qaeda in Iraq quickly. But his timetable could play into Hillary Clinton’s hands.”

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.