Tag Archives: Iraq

“Collateral Damage”: Dehumanizing Millions Of Victims In America’s War On Terror By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– In the Iraqi city of Mosul, local residents have retrieved almost 300 bodies from underneath buildings that were leveled by a U.S. airstrike that took place on March 17. The strike killed hundreds as part of...
Snowden Documentarian Laura Poitras Endured Years Of Government Surveillance, Harassment By
  Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Documents released in response to a lawsuit suggest Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras was stopped routinely by airport security because she was falsely accused of involvement in an ambush in Iraq. The attack...
US Coalition Dropped Nearly 11,000 Bombs On Iraq, Syria In March By
The US-led coalition dropped a record number of bombs in its war against the Islamic State (IS) group this year, according to the UK-based monitoring organization Airwars. Alex Hopkins, an Airwars researcher, said the coalition dropped 10,918 munitions last month on Iraq...
ISIS Launches Second Mosul Chemical Weapons Attack In Two Days By
Here is a chemical attack that occurred on Sunday that the mainstream media will sparsely report. Why? Because this attack was a confirmed chemical weapons attack conducted by ISIS. And, for those still not in the know…ISIS is backed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey…and...
Pentagon Struggles To Justify Soaring Civilian Death Toll In Iraq, Syria By
While the Pentagon’s “official” civilian death toll for its air war in Iraq and Syria is preposterously low, less than 10% the estimate of credible NGOs in the area, there is no denying that the deaths are soaring  in recent weeks, with incidents like the March 17...
Remember Iraq? Bolivian Ambassador Blasts US For Another Illegal Attack By
Wielding an image of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell during his infamous “weapons of mass destruction” speech that helped make the case for the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, Sacha Llorenti, the Bolivian ambassador to the United Nations, blasted...
‘Why Is Jared Kushner In Iraq?’ Trump Son-In-Law Expands Shadow Diplomat Role By
Raising eyebrows once again about President Donald Trump’s merging of family and government business, Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner accompanied the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman on an official visit to Iraq on Monday. Kushner, who is married to Trump’s...
Safe Zones As Soft Military Occupation: Trump’s Plan For Syria, Iraq Is Taking Shape By
MINNEAPOLIS– Soon after his inauguration, President Trump stoked concerns regarding of U.S. intervention in Syria after announcing his plan to create so-called “safe zones” within Syria. At the time, Trump had ordered Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, along with...
Trump Administration Stops Disclosing Iraq And Syria Troop Deployments By
The Trump administration has stopped disclosing material information about the size and nature of the U.S. commitment to military action in Iraq and Syria, including the number of U.S. troops deployed in either country, in a bid to “surprise” the Islamic State...
Media Downplays America’s Bombing Of Civilians In Mosul By
A March 17 US attack in the city of Mosul resulted in a massacre of civilians. The monitoring group Airwars estimated that between 130 and 230 Iraqis were killed in the incident. Iraqi media reported similar figures. Civilian victims of the US-led bombing campaign to oust...