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Legality of War: Iraq, the US and Resolution 1441

In the new instalment of A World of Knowledge, I take a look at the war-torn country of Iraq and its confusing history. In order to look at the roots of the current situation in Iraq, with the US-led invasion in 2003 and its legality, I thought I’d start with a simple outline of the UN Charter as it was this that Iraq’s controversy primarily surrounded… 862 more words


Believable Fiction as a Beacon in the Fog of War: Easy Falsehoods and 'the Islamic State'

Bismillah iRahmen iRaheem

Asalaamu Alaykum Wa Rahmetullahi Wa Baraketahu

More than a year ago I wrote regarding the Syria conflict that ‘when a narrative appeals to you, that is the point at which you must be wary, for we rarely accept unappealing falsehoods, it is those that appeal that slip through the cracks in our incredulity.’ 1,272 more words


' Authenticity of an Edict Attributed to be Sunni Islamic Group ISIS Over FGM Show Growing Doubts '

#AceWorldNews – IRAQ (Mosul) – July 28 – Thanks to a fellow blogger called American Liberal Times certain doubts are growing about the authenticity of an edict attributed to the Sunni Islamist group ISIS controlling the Iraqi city of Mosul about female genital mutilation (FGM) and a post provided by… 334 more words


Help the Kurds, help us all...

The Obama Administration  is rejecting  Kurdish pleas  for assistance  in fighting against ISIS.   This is stupid beyond belief.   The Kurds not only know how to fight,  they will fight.   128 more words

Social Media Changed Eid

Eid Mubarak to those celebrating! I am in the UK and it’s currently a gloriously sunny day. It’s 10.30am and I am enjoying being able to drink water, although I still feel guilty, like I shouldn’t be. 332 more words



Please sign and STOP CLITORIDECTOMY (EXCISION) ON IRAQI WOMEN AND BABY GIRLS http://www.thepetitionsite.com/131/113/145/stop-clitoridectomy-excision-in-iraqi-women-and-baby-girls/#bbtw=374861547 … Παρακαλώ ψηφίστε και ΣΤΑΜΑΤΗΣΤΕ ΤΗΝ ΥΠΟΧΡΕΩΤΙΚΗ ΚΛΕΙΤΟΡΙΔΕΚΤΟΜΗ που επέβαλε το Ισλαμικό καθεστώς της Μοσσούλης σε γυναίκες και κορίτσια 11-46 ετών … 6 more words