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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
- 487 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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 499 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
AP Analysis: Echoes of 1991 Gulf War Linger on in Mideast
World  (tags: violence, world, middle-east, iraq, conflict, death )

P. L.
- 502 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.
- 502 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
- 539 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
- 559 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
- 595 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
- 604 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
- 605 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
- 614 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
- 665 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
- 667 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
- 667 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
- 684 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.
- 684 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.

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