Iraq war
Iraq protests Iraqis take to the streets demanding better governance

Thousands of people across Iraq are demonstrating against the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi for its failure to provide jobs, prevent corruption and improve the quality of basic services

Prison sentence of former Blackwater guards cut in half by Federal Judge

The three ex-guards together killed 27 Iraqis and wounded 39 others in the Nisour square massacre in 2007

Manning faces unprecedented punitive action for refusing to testify

Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.

Chelsea Manning released after 62 days of being held for contempt

Manning was released after the 62-day term of the grand jury expired. She has been summoned again to testify against Assange.

Will the US end up putting sanctions on every country that doesn’t bend to its will?

The objectives of the “strongest sanctions” are broadly all the same—that the United States will suffocate a country’s ability to trade and access finance as long as it does not do what the United States of America asks it to do

British soldiers in Basra, Iraq British soldiers were given free hand to kill unarmed civilians in Iraq, Afghanistan:report

Soldiers also engaged in cover-ups by disguising civilians as militants to make operations appear legitimate. The Middle East Eye report revealed how junior officers in the British army were taught to specifically shoot such civilians during their training

George H. W. Bush, man of the times

George H. W. Bush, in a way, was the instigator of the current depths of American involvement in the affairs of West Asia that was continued by all succeeding presidents, and most disastrously by his son, George W. Bush

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