Gulf War

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 21st, 2013
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By Richard Falk   The dominant reactions to the horrific bombings on April 15th, the day of the running of the Boston Marathon, as well as the celebration of Patriots Day, have been so far: compassion for the victims, a maximal resolve to track down the perpetrators, a pundit’s notebook that gen...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 20th, 2013
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With all American troops left Iraq since December 2011, America has squandered an extraordinary military victory that was won in the spring of 2003 when U.S. forces overthrew the regime of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Ten years after the invasion, and regardless of the legitimacy of the mil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 20th, 2013
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After a decade of combat, casualties, massive displacement, persisting violence, enhanced sectarian tension and violence between Shi’ias and Sunnis, periodic suicide bombings, and autocratic governance, a negative assessment of the Iraq War as a strategic move by the United States, United Kingdom, an...
By benim
In Libya
Apr 2nd, 2011
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Gaddafi’s son Saif has made ‘repeated’ attempts to reach out to British and Italian intelligence officers, it was claimed yesterday. The moves have raised hopes he is considering betraying his father. British officials and MI6 officers say they have held ‘several’ conversations with close allie...
By benim
In Europe
Nov 22nd, 2010
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LONDON – WikiLeaks says that its next release will be seven times the size of the Iraq war logs, some 400,000 secret documents that amounted to the biggest leak in U.S. intelligence history. The secret-spilling website sent the message in a brief message posted to its followers on Twitter on Mo...
By benim
In Article
Oct 23rd, 2010
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Henry Okah takes his four children to church in southern Johannesburg every Sunday – and neighbours know him as someone who takes injured stray cats to the vet. Now he stands accused in South Africa of being the mastermind of the terrorist car bombings in Nigeria’s capital this month whic...
By benim
In Djibouti
Oct 15th, 2010
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Controlling access to the Red Sea, Djibouti is of major strategic importance, a fact that has ensured a steady flow of foreign assistance. During the Gulf War it was the base of operations for the French military, who continue to maintain a significant presence. France has thousands of troops as well...