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Contradicting Trump, Defense Secretary Says US ‘Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody’s Oil’ By
(REPORT) — The United States is not about to plunder Iraq’s oil, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said as he arrived in Baghdad on Monday and sought to soothe partners rattled by remarks from President Donald Trump. Trump...
Report: US Coalition Now Killing More Civilians Than Russia By
The US-led coalition is killing more civilians than Russia in its campaign in Syria for the first time since Moscw entered the country’s civil war in 2015, according to data from a war monitor. The Airwars website reported coalition attacks killed an estimated 254...
Echoes Of Iraq Heard In Latest Threats Against Iran By
Marx offered that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce.  A mere two weeks into the reign of a new administration in Washington, it appears the farce has already commenced. In an eerie parallel to the George W. Bush administration’s fevered fixation...
Iraq Considers Reciprocal Ban On US Citizens By
(REPORT) — Anger across Iraqi is palpable today on a draft executive order to be signed by President Trump banning all Iraqis from visiting the United States. The ban includes seven Muslim countries, but nowhere is it hitting harder than Iraq, particularly Iraqi Kurdistan,...
Trump’s Talk Of Seizing Iraq’s Oil Sparks Concern By
WASHINGTON  — No one knows how seriously to take President Donald Trump’s threat to seize Iraq’s oil. Doing so would involve extraordinary costs and risk confrontation with America’s best ground partner against ISIS, but the president told the CIA this...
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 has revealed yet another unsettling...
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...