Al Qaeda in Iraq

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The Hill
Americans need to know what 'victory' in Afghanistan meansfrom Southern Lebanon in 2000 or Gaza in 2006. America’s hasty withdrawal from
The Hill / Posted yesterday
from Southern Lebanon in 2000 or Gaza in 2006. America’s hasty withdrawal from Iraq in 2011 is credited with the revival of Al Qaeda in Iraq, which later morphed into ISIS. Terrorists don’t fade away once an occupation ends. Instead, look for new... Read more
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Salon.com
How Donald Trump killed the conservative promise of Pax AmericanaThis piece originally appeared on Let me try to get this straight: from the mo
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Let me try to get this straight: from the moment the Soviet Union imploded in 1991 until recently just about every politician and mainstream pundit in America assured us that we were the planet’s indispensable... Read more
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Boston Globe
Iraqi forces begin operation to retake another town from ISISbeen a stronghold for extremists in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion that to
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
been a stronghold for extremists in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. Many senior leaders of Al Qaeda in Iraq and ISIS were from Tal Afar. Iraq’s mostly Shiite militiamen largely stayed out of the operation to retake... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
US anti-war leader applauds Duterte for 'speaking the truth' about Mindanao crisisTurkey, a U.S. puppet, has facilitated ISIS flow of weapons and recruits in Syr
Bulatlat.com / Posted 6 days ago
Turkey, a U.S. puppet, has facilitated ISIS flow of weapons and recruits in Syria. Saudi Arabia, a U.S. puppet, armed Al Qaeda in Iraq, and they armed Al Qaeda and ISIS in Syria. If the U.S. did not want Al Qaeda and ISIS to get this support,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Tragic fate awaits terrorist’s kidsTHE three remaining Sharrouf children abandoned in Syria following the death of
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
THE three remaining Sharrouf children abandoned in Syria following the death of their father and two brothers “are in a place where they could be bombed at any minute”. Zaynab, 16, Hoda, 15, and Humzeh Sharrouf, 7, and Zaynab’s infant daughter... Read more
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Salon.com
Empire of destruction: Exploring the path of rubble in the modern Middle EastThis piece originally appeared on You remember. It was supposed to be twenty-f
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
This piece originally appeared on You remember. It was supposed to be twenty-first-century war, American-style: precise beyond imagining; smart bombs; drones capable of taking out a carefully identified and tracked human being just about anywhere on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Terrorists don’t kill for their religion. It’s something else entirely The latest attacks reinforce a set of characteristics shared by extremists, w
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
The latest attacks reinforce a set of characteristics shared by extremists, who see themselves as Muslim martyrs. FILE: A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing... Read more
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asianage
By opposing Iran, the US is supporting its closest allyof the Iranian clerical regime knows few bounds. In March 2003, the US desperat
asianage / Posted 27 days ago
of the Iranian clerical regime knows few bounds. In March 2003, the US desperately needed to understand the strength of Al Qaeda in Iraq. Having invaded the country and initially swept through it, the occupying US forces soon came to fear that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Who Is Michael Vickers? The CIA's Afghan Jihad Architect Declares War On Trumpfrom the conservative Breitbart website, says the State Department received a m
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
from the conservative Breitbart website, says the State Department received a memo from an intelligence agent who claimed al Qaeda in Iraq, a group that splintered off to form ISIS, was one of the "major forces driving the insurgency in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Post-ISIL Iraq: Breaking the cycle of violenceSadly, that is not where the story ends. As if reading from a script, a stream
Aljazeera / Posted 1 months ago
Sadly, that is not where the story ends. As if reading from a script, a stream of soldiers, federal police officers and popular mobilisation fighters have engaged in mass arrests, torture, and summary executions of suspected ISIL... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Engelhardt, Bombing the RubbleThis article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. You remember. It was supposed to be twenty-first-century war, American-style: precise beyond imagining; smart bombs; drones... Read more

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