Tag Archives: Iraq

Saddam Hussein’s CIA Interrogator Reveals New Information About Bush’s Invasion Of Iraq By
(ANALYSIS) — Last month, former CIA analyst John Nixon made headlines when he asserted that while he was interrogating Saddam Hussein after the 2003 invasion, the dictator warned him that the U.S. would fail in Iraq. Now, Nixon...
Iraq’s Agricultural Industry Was Pillaged, Its Farmers Devastated, But It’s Still Free Of GMO Seeds By
DOVER, Delaware — (Insights) I delivered a presentation about Iraq at the Green Festival in Chicago in May 2008. In that presentation, “Ain’t Nothin’ Green About the Green Zone: The Impact of War and Occupation on Iraqi Farmers,” I discussed the history of...
US Military Admits: We Deliberately Bombed A Hospital In Iraq By
The U.S. military said Thursday that it intentionally bombed a hospital in Mosul, Iraq as part of its efforts to “eradicate” Islamic State (ISIS) fighters. The attack on the Al Salam hospital complex took place Wednesday at the request of Iraqi forces, with...
Media Blackout As Millions Of Muslims March Against ISIS In Iraq By
Given the mainstream media’s constant sensationalized reporting on terror and Muslims in the Western world, the utter lack of coverage of Arbaeen’s march on Sunday and Monday revealed the double standard that exists in reporting on peaceful Muslims. Monday marked the...
With Trump, A Major US Shift In Mideast By
President-elect Donald Trump’s positions on Middle East issues, if carried out, could bring yet more volatility to the world’s most combustible region. Besides vowing to rip up the international nuclear deal with Iran, Trump says he will ramp up the war on Islamic...
US Apache Helicopters Involved In Attacking Mosul By
The Iraqi government has long rejected US offers to use Apache helicopters in military offensives against ISIS, with the Abadi government fearing the perception that they are taking a back seat to the US and giving the Pentagon too much power in driving the offensive. But...
American And Saudi Weapons Recoverd From ISIS Positions In Mosul By
Mosul, Iraq — Since the beginning of Operation: Inherent Resolve, the Islamic State has shown itself to be a very shadowy force. Many people assume they know where the group originates, with some admitting to it’s connection to US foreign policy decisions and regional...
Aid Agencies in Iraq Brace for Exodus as Civilians Flee US Mosul Offensive By
Aid agencies which have been trying to prepare for the huge influx of displaced persons from the city of Mosul are reporting the first arrivals of civilians who fled the surrounding towns, most arriving on foot, and many with nothing more than the clothing on their backs. The...
Over 15 Civilians Killed In US Airstrike On Iraqi Funeral Procession By
An airstrike, believed to have been carried out by the US-led coalition, hit a Shi’ite mosque in the town of Daquq, on the outskirts of the city of Kirkuk, killing at least 15 civilians, and by some estimates 20, involved in a funeral procession. Scores of others were...
Experts Warn Retaking Mosul Won’t Stop ISIS, But Could Make Syria’s Civil War Worse By
MINNEAPOLIS — With a massive battle to retake the key Iraqi city of Mosul from terrorist forces now underway, military experts warn that even a victory could further destabilize the Middle East. Daesh (an Arabic acronym for the terrorist group commonly known in the...