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Hezbollah arrives in Iraq

by Al Monitor on 26-11-2014

Iran backed and financed several groups in Iraq, and was the main ally of the former prime minister and now vice president, Nouri ...


What could possibly go right in the war on IS?

by Peter Van Buren on 25-11-2014

The elevation of a Badr leader to -- for Sunnis -- perhaps the most significant cabinet position of all represents several nails in the coffin of ...


Rand Paul Is Wrong. Leave Iraq Alone!

by Jacob G. Hornberger on 25-11-2014

The U.S. government has done enough damage in Iraq. More intervention will only pour fuel on the fire that the U.S. government ignited with its ...


The major difference between then and now is that the Islamic State is much more dependent upon holding territory and winning constant victories to ...


ISIS – Fighting The Modern Wahabis

by Eric Margolis on 24-11-2014

ISIS uses the idiom of Islam, but it’s a bloodthirsty mob of enraged young men who understand little about Islam. Their stupid brutality is ...


In Iraq one in four surviving children now has stunted physical or intellectual development due to malnutrition. There are an estimated 35,000 ...


The problem with the death squads is not that they need more U.S. support or another new brand. The problem is that they are death squads. This is ...


Shiite militias are making inroads into the mainly Sunni province of Anbar. Previously Anbar's Sunni tribes have not allowed the controversial ...


A Jordanian minister has warned of the danger his country faces from IS and said they are working to protect themselves from the group ...

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