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For decades, the US and its Western allies have been violently and frequently meddling in the Middle East. Beginning with the clandestine overthrow of democratically elected leaders, moving on to financing violent extremist groups, and morphing into full blown invasions of entire countries, the Middle East has been the target of …
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The purpose of journalism is to uncover truth – especially uncomfortable truth – and to publish it for the benefit of society. In a free society, we must be informed of the criminal acts carried out by governments in the name of the people. Throughout history, journalists have uncovered the many …
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Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange and a clearly mentally disturbed Bradley Manning seem to be the ones under arrest and imprisoned, even though they divulged information that the united States federal government was engaged in war crimes due largely to the lies about Iraq under the George W. Bush administration. Brett …
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Earlier this month, while meeting with the Iraqi Prime Minister, President Trump reaffirmed his intent to remove all US troops from Iraq. “We were there and now we’re getting out. We’ll be leaving shortly,” the president told reporters at the time. Although President Obama should never have sent US troops …
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Trump ignores Iraqi demand US occupation forces leave the country.  It was Rahm Emmanuel who said the state should never let a “good crisis go to waste.”  In regard to Iran, the neocons will not let the COVID-19 “crisis” go to waste. It is a perfect cover for escalating tension …
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Iraqis demand foreign soldiers illegally occupying their country leave.  The Trump coterie of neocons is spinning the Iraq embassy attack to fit their agenda, namely that Iran is responsible for the rocket attack when it is obvious the people of Iraq are fed-up with the US occupation, designed to last …
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You wouldn’t know it from US mainstream media reporting, but on Friday an estimated million Iraqis took to the streets to protest the continued US military presence in their country. What little mainstream media coverage the protest received all reported the number of protesters as far less than actually turned …
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The U.S. is adamant that its assassination of Qassem Soleimani and refusal to leave Iraq is about protecting Americans, but a little known Iraqi parliamentary session reveals how China’s increasingly strong ties to Baghdad may be shaping America’s new Mideast strategy. Since the U.S. killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and …
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President Trump’s decision earlier this month to assassinate Iran’s top military general on Iraqi soil – over the objection of the Iraqi government – has damaged the US relationship with its “ally” Iraq and set the region on the brink of war. Iran’s measured response – a few missiles fired …
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Baghdad, Iraq — On Sunday, in a historic move, Iraq’s parliament voted to expel American troops from within their borders. The vote was passed unanimously as a move to expel any future death and destruction carried out by the United State’s proxy war with Iran taking place in Iraq. Instead …
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