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AP Analysis: Echoes of 1991 Gulf War Linger on in Mideast
World  (tags: violence, world, middle-east, iraq, conflict, death )

P. L.
- 444 days ago - csmonitor.com
"25 years after the first U.S. Marines swept across the Iraq border into Kuwait, the United States finds itself in a quandary it hoped to avoid back in 1991."
Iraq: Suicide Attack Kills at Least 47 South of Baghdad
World  (tags: Violence, War, Conflict, Crime, Death, Middle East, Iraq, Terrorism )

P. L.
- 444 days ago - csmonitor.com
"Among the dead were 39 civilians in the attack at a security checkpoint. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State."
WWIII The New Axis Of Evil
World  (tags: WWIII, humanity, middle east, Turkey, Iran, Israel, Syria, United States, UK, Lebanon, Qatar, Russia, Germany, France, Iraq, Saudi Arabia )

Dandelion
- 481 days ago - stormcloudsgathering.com
The concept that humanity is teetering on the edge of third world war is no longer the domain of the lunatic fringe. Those of you who have been paying attention know that in reality, the war is already underway. Watch it or read article both are the same
Long Road To Hell   video
World  (tags: documentary, Fareed Zakaria, CNN, hell, Iraq, war, choices and consequences )

Dandelion
- 501 days ago - youtube.com
A look back on the choices made before, during and after the war in Iraq, and the consequences of those choices.
What ISIS Really Wants
World  (tags: ISIS, Daesh, ISIL, religion, beliefs, Dabiq, caliphate, Sharia, Baghdadi, jihadists, Muslims, Islam, Australia, London, apocalypse, Musa Cerantonio, takfir, psychopaths, Iraq, Syria )

Dandelion
- 538 days ago - theatlantic.com
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. A long read but will give you a better understanding and how to stop it.
Assyrian Army Commander: We Are Losing Christianity to ISIS [+Video]
World  (tags: Iraq, Syria, Assyrians, Christians, Islam, Muslims, genocide, conflict, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, society, violence, war, world )

Gillian
- 547 days ago - breitbart.com
Christians in Iraq and Syria are losing their people and religion to the brutal Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), declares the Assyrian Army^s commander~in~chief.
Media Drumbeat for War and Despicable Anti-Muslim Scapegoating
World  (tags: media drumbeat, anti-muslim, Submissive, scapegoating, Glenn Greenwald, Paris, ISIL, ISIS, Daesh, Iraq, Syria, Edward Snowden )

Dandelion
- 548 days ago - democracynow.org
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, media coverage has seen familiar patterns: uncritically repeat government claims, defend expansive state power, and blame the Muslim community for the acts of a few.
Insist Paris Tragedy Not Be Exploited For More War - Petition
World  (tags: France, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, political leaders, exploit tragic events )

Dandelion
- 556 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Humanity is indivisible. We reject any attempt by political leaders to exploit tragic events to promote more war.
Murder, Mayhem and Rape in Afghanistan: Made in the U.S.A.
World  (tags: afghan onion, afghanistan, child abuse, child rape, iraq, islamic state, rawa, sexual abuse, sonali kolhatkar, taliban, the onion, u.s. military, uprising )

Judy
- 608 days ago - truthdig.com
Just as warlords have been allowed to rape children and murder captives, U.S. troops have looked the other way as their drug lord allies have cultivated and sold opium and heroin. How low can we go?
Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Islam, Muslims, slavery, girls, women, rape, slaves, children, conflict, corruption, crime, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, society, terrorism, violence, war )

Gillian
- 609 days ago - walkfree.org
On March 2015, the OHCHR released a report on ISIS crimes in Iraq, and one of the recommendations was for the situation to be referred to the International Criminal Court. This is important progress, and we need to keep the pressure on until the Secur
EU Reaches Agreement on Plan to Share Migrants
World  (tags: Refugees crisis, refugees, Eu, Syria, Iraq, HumanRights, freedoms, corruption, crime, conflict, ethics, death, GoodNews, Refugees&Relief, war, world )

Roger
- 610 days ago - wsj.com
120,000 genuine refugees will be allowed to settle in one of the 27 EU countries at last some kind of accord has been reached. See 1st comment for full text
Why Must We Wait For Grief to Make Us Brave?
World  (tags: refugees, Europe, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, voyeurism, victims, governments, ignored, suffering, end refugee crisis )

Dandelion
- 626 days ago - theguardian.com
It is emotional voyeurism when we fail to care beyond being sad for the victims of the tragedies that our governments helped create and which we all ignored. To end the refugee crisis we need more than grief.
The Arab World's Wealthiest Nations Are Doing Next to Nothing for Syria's Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, refugee crisis, syria, turkey, lebanon, egypt, iraq, jordan, saudi arabia, U.A.E., united arab emirates, kuwait, oman, bahrain, HumanRights, asylum seekers )

M.N.
- 627 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As Amnesty International recently pointed out, the "six Gulf countries - Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain - have offered zero resettlement places to Syrian refugees." This claim was echoed by Human Rights Watch.
Palmyra Destroyed Antiquities Expert Beheaded
World  (tags: Khaled al As'ad, Palmyra, heritage site, destruction, ISIS, Daesh, Syria, Iraq, historical )

Dandelion
- 636 days ago - cnn.com
The destruction and looting of heritage across Syria and Iraq is on an industrial scale. Then the the horrific beheading of Khaled al-As'ad antiquities expert in Palmyra who apparently refused to reveal to ISIS information about Palmyra's treasures
Iraq:The Whole World Should Be Watching - Waging Nonviolence
World  (tags: Iraq, invasion, peace, Islamic State, occupation, sanctions, Womens movement, Arab spring, Occupy, freedom, war )

Barbara
- 648 days ago - wagingnonviolence.org
testifies both to the vitality of the popular movements and to the blindness of the outside world to what is really going on in Iraq. Women are working side by side with men to free their country That's just one of the lessons of "Against All Odds."

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