Posts Tagged ‘ Iraq ’

US power: Waging cold wars without end

July 5, 2014
Nicholas Wapshott
US power: Waging cold wars without end

Suddenly, it seems, the world is at war. In Iraq, armed and angry militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
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America bloodies Middle East

June 19, 2014
A. Rahman
America bloodies Middle East

Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, has now fallen to the ISIS (an acronym for Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (Syria)) on Tuesday
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The Iraq war’s most damaging legacy

March 23, 2013
David Rohde
The Iraq war’s most damaging legacy

American households will be blanketed this week by a torrent of coverage, commentary and regret about the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war. Liberals claim that Twitter – if it had existed – could have stopped the invasion.
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American militarism and its short- and long-term implications

September 21, 2012
Taj Hashmi
American militarism and its short- and long-term implications

“Truth is treason in the empire of lies …. There is an alternative to national bankruptcy, a bigger police state, trillion-dollar wars, and a government that draws ever more parasitically on the productive energies of the American people.”
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America’s quest for friendly regimes in the Muslim world

August 18, 2012
Taj Hashmi
America’s quest for friendly regimes in the Muslim world

“About ten days after 9/11, I went through the Pentagon …. and one of the generals called me in. He said, ‘We’ve made the decision we’re going to war with Iraq’ …. I said, ‘We’re going to war with Iraq?
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America’s unfulfilled promise to Iraqis

December 18, 2011
Bernd Debusmann
America’s unfulfilled promise to Iraqis

When Barack Obama campaigned for the presidency, he spoke eloquently about America’s moral obligation to Iraqis working for US forces in their country. “We must keep faith with Iraqis who kept faith with us,” he said in a 2007 campaign speech.
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The rebellious women of our times

March 7, 2011
Maha Mirza
The rebellious women of our times

“Africa is poor because its investors and its creditors are unspeakably rich”– Once commented by Naomi Klein, a Canadian journalist, who had depicted so blatantly the routine conspiracy and the day-to-day hypocrisy of global economics.
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