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Kurdistan

I’ve always had a soft spot for the Kurds. One of the few Peoples without their own state, and to make things even more difficult it is spread over 4 existing states – Syria, Iraq, Iran and most ambiguously Turkey. 741 more words

US Global Hegemony

Coalition Airstrikes Have Killed More Than 500 Militants Across Syria

The U.S.-led air campaign to degrade and destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL) has killed more than 500 Islamic militants, as well as dozens of civilians, throughout Syria. 348 more words

Coffee-Colored Hair: A Fictional Short Story

There was always a choice and a risk in intervening, I counseled myself, glancing at the girl between swishes of my broom. She looked older and more mature than the other fifth-graders. 1,880 more words

Cafeteria

US Ordered to Explain Withholding of Iraq and Afghanistan Torture Photos

Obama admistration must justify suppression of never-before-seen photographs depicting US military torture of detainees
The photographs discussed in court on Tuesday are said to be even more disturbing than the infamous prison photos from Abu Ghraib. 614 more words

US Foreign Policy

Blackwater Employees Convicted; Owner and US Government Free

Blackwater guards convicted in 2007 Baghdad shooting

http://endthelie.com/2014/10/22/blackwater-guards-convicted-2007-baghdad-shooting/

Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/10/22/blackwater-guilty-verdicts/

I wonder how long ago the relatives in Iraq gave up on the case? 16 more words

Government Fury