2015/05/18: on Irak and WMD
A key geopolitical axis is swiftly shifting...
Che Trump e la Clinton siano i peggiori candidati possibili dei rispettivi partiti e che quella che sta per concludersi sia la più in...
Recent months have seen many unexpected manifestations of global risks that the Global Risks Report has been warning about over the past years. A numb...
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They're drawn to the movement for reasons that have little to do with belief in extremist Islam.
Turkey's occupation of Iraqi territory, a flagrant act of aggression, is a consequence of the US invasion of Iraq and the collapse of all principles of international law in the region since then, former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia Chas Freeman told Sputnik.
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Attempts to build a nation out of Iraq have failed spectacularly. Why is everyone still so intent on keeping it together?
By exploiting weaknesses and divisions, the extremist group has been able to establish a brutal regime in just 12 months.
In World War II, India fielded the largest-ever army of volunteers. But while the rest of the world reduced the contribution of these 2.5 million men and women to a footnote, India just wrote it...
As the GOP has quickly settled into a new consensus that the decision to invade Iraq was – at least...
He and other Republican presidential contenders have a new and bogus spin on how the Iraq War began.
Recent developments in the region have caused serious damage to ISIL's popularity, argues Hassan Hassan
One-hundred years ago, a troublesome Brit ventured to build a new Middle East for Arabs, by Arabs. His masters had other ideas.
The deadly attack in Paris by French Islamists with ties to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) provokes several basic responses. One major response is a broad affirmation that the actions of the violent
By Juan Cole - (Informed Comment) -- Sharif and Said Kouashi, the two brothers for whom the French police are searching, were born in Paris of Algerian parents, Mokhtar et Freiha Méguireche, according to a profile published by Le Monde. Said was born in 1980. Sharif was born in 1982. The brothers were poor and unemployed. Sharif did not finish school. The Kouashi brothers sometimes delivered pizza to make a little money. They were involved in petty crime as teenagers. Then in early 2003 at the age of 20, Sharif Kouashi and his brother Said started attending the al-Da`wa Mosque
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