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Phyllis Bennis on Taking On ISIS   video
World  (tags: Phyllis Bennis, Institute For Policy Studies, ISIS, Daesh, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, Iran, Russia, foreign affairs, drone attacks )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
Analysis from progressive policy experts on issues of global concern eliminating the threat of ISIS will require the US to shift from drone attacks and airstrikes to addressing the conditions that drive people to align with ISIS as the lesser of two evils
The Chilcot Report: Too Little, Too Late
World  (tags: violence, war, usa, Great Britain, middle-east, iraq, ethics, conflict, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, corruption, crime, death, HumanRights )

Wilde
- 11 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The long-awaited "Report of the Iraq Inquiry" was finally released this past Wednesday, July 6, 2016. The Inquiry, better known as the "Chilcot Report" (so named after the man, Sir John Chilcot, who sat at the head of the Committee of Privy Counselors em
International Criminal Court Investigates Human Rights Abuses By British Forces in Iraq | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views
World  (tags: Iraq, UK, US ally, International Criminal Court, war crimes, Iraq invasion, Chilcot report )

Barbara
- 11 days ago - commondreams.org
An element conspicuously missing from the report, however, are allegations of systemic abuse by British soldiers - accusations that are currently being considered by a domestic investigative body as well as the International Criminal Court.
Bernie Sanders, What the Hell Have You Done for Us Lately?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, activist, Iraq, cancer, NFTA, Defense of Marriage Act, meds, Wall Street, Citizens United )

Nancy
- 11 days ago - dailykos.com
By Rockhopperkid on Oct 06, 2015. And a link with a bit more detail... http://www.dailykos.com/comments/140740 9/57099359#comment_57099359
Basra After the British: Division and Despair in Iraq's Oil Boomtown
World  (tags: Iraq, Iraq war inquiry, Middle East and North Africa, Saddam Hussein, Tony Blair )

Judy
- 18 days ago - theguardian.com
What really happened in post-invasion Iraq seems like a black box. This story offers a peek inside. Basra's six-year period of British control following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein will come under scrutiny with the release of the Chilcot report.
Why the Bernie Sanders Revolution Must End The Permanent War State
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, Sanders Revolution, War State, Viet Nam, Iraq, Afghanstan, Hillary War Hawk )

Fiona
- 24 days ago - truth-out.org
Americans know that the wars the war-state agencies have wrought over the past half century -- from the Vietnam War to the war in Afghanistan -- were worse than useless. Please note, comment, and forward.
Use War Powers to Pull U.S. Troops From Iraq - Petition
World  (tags: Iraq, President Obama, Congress, US Troops, Iraqi military, airstrikes, US War Powers )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Obama notified Congress that he was sending U.S. troops to Iraq to serve as advisers to the Iraqi military. Press reports have indicated that these troops could be used for offensive military action, including calling in airstrikes. Step by step to war
The Dalai Lama Speaks the Uncomfortable Truth About Immigration
World  (tags: world, war, violence, UnitedNations, society, politics, humans, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, corruption, conflict, Dalai Lama, Immigration, refugee, crisis, exodus, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, fascism, racism, patriotism )

Darren
- 29 days ago - wakingtimes.com
When a refugee crisis of such magnitude as the mass exodus from Syria occurs, it tends to draw out both the best and worst qualities of people.
The Plan   video
World  (tags: The Plan, General Wesley Clark, USA, Bush Administration, war, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia )

Dandelion
- 48 days ago - youtube.com
Explains that the Bush Administration planned to take out 7 countries in 5 years: Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Iran. USA is still on a war footing. It is with this lack of concern on the blood of our children and others is sickening.
How Did Iraq Get So Violent?
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, US-Led Invasion, Western forces )

Ray
- 50 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Well over a decade since the 2003 removal of Saddam Hussein by Western forces, Iraq remains violent and riven by sectarian tensions. How fair is it to blame the invasion - and how did Iraq get here?
The Phony War in Syria
World  (tags: Eric Margolis, Iraq, ISIS, Mideast, Syria, Turkey )

Judy
- 90 days ago - ericmargolis.com
For a variety of reasons, the much ballyhooed "final offensive" against ISIS is moving with all the speed of a medieval army of drunken foot soldiers and all the audacity of a lady's garden party.
ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 41 at Soccer Game in Iraq
World  (tags: violence, terrorism, Iraq, Iskanderiyah, soccer match, ISIS, Da'esh, ISIL, suicide bomber )

Evelyn
- 118 days ago - nymag.com
Analysts and members of the US-led anti-ISIS coalition believe attacks of this type may proliferate, both inside Iraq and abroad, as the militant group continues to lose ground to Iraqi forces in the country's North and West.
Iranian-Backed Shiite Militia Vows to Attack U.S. Forces in Iraq
World  (tags: Iran, Iraq, Iran-backed Militia, threat to attack U.S. forces )

Patricia
- 123 days ago - clarionproject.org
America*s ill-thought out strategy to *contain* Iran*s nuclear program releasing billions of dollars to the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism, has not brought the Islamic Republic into the *community of nations* but instead emboldened them.
Iraq's Greatest Danger Yet: Collapse of 'World's Most Dangerous Dam'
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq )

Cal
- 135 days ago - theecologist.org
a new threat looms that could kill a million people or more, and destroy Baghdad and a string of other cities along the Tigris river. The porous rocks beneath the Mosul dam are dissolving away and the entire edifice could collapse at any momen
"Terse Tuesday Tidbits March 8, 2016"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, iraq, lies, media, military, news, politics, propaganda, republicans, democrats, troops, terrorism, u.s., usa, war, economy, constitution )

JL
- 137 days ago - politicsplus.org
Post to TomCat's blog...primary elections, breaking up big banks,candidates' foreign policy risks, ICE detention, preschoolers representing self in court, Fukishima indictments, fracking in court, lost US town to climate change, NATO & refugees, night sky
 

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