Iraq

By IAfrica
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Apr 14th, 2014
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Seven years ago, I wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post about my role conducting abusive interrogations in places like Abu Ghraib and Fallujah: “An Iraq interrogator’s nightmare” (Feb. 9, 2007). I ended the piece by suggesting that the story of Abu Ghraib and abusive interrogations wasn’t over. In m...
By IAfrica
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Apr 9th, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon What is clicking mostly in people minds among South Sudanese is who is going to be number one in the list of the criminals who will be given sanction by United States of America (USA) in this scenario where there is rebellion in three states of the Republic of South Sudan [&helli...
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
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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Ten years and war implications still pertinent Horace G. Campbell INTRODUCTION On Tuesday 19, March 2013, there were commentaries all over the Western media about the impact of the war against the People of Iraq on the world. US commentators focused on the meaning of the war for their society while t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 28th, 2013
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By Ajamu Baraka This month marks the tenth anniversary of the U.S. attack on Iraq, one of the most egregious expressions of naked power and imperial ambition since the Second World War. The attack defied both an outraged world opinion — expressed by global mass demonstrations  — and the United Nation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 20th, 2013
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A decade after Operation ‘Shock and Awe’, Iraq has been the captive of unspeakable violence. But what is at all about? KHADIJA PATEL asks 10 of the most pressing questions about the enduring legacy of the war in Iraq. 1. Was Saddam Hussein a cohort of Al-Qaeda? Er, no. The U.S. military’s first...
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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By Paul Craig Roberts March 19, 2013. Ten years ago today the Bush regime invaded Iraq. It is known that the justification for the invasion was a packet of lies orchestrated by the neoconservative Bush regime in order to deceive the United Nations and the American people. The US Secretary of State at...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 12th, 2013
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Moving well into the 1st quarter of 21st century, the global dimension for areas under influence of great powers has changed to a great extent. A review of international political spectrum reflects that a vacuum is either filled or exploited in the most unexpected manner, giving new life to the race ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Feb 12th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Canada is unlikely to commit troops to the French-led campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali because it is threatening to become a counter-insurgency operation similar to those in Iraq and Afghanistan, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Tuesday. Last month Ottawa extended the loa...