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Legal or illegal? The 2001 US-British attack on Afghanistan

Legal or illegal? The 2001 US-British attack on Afghanistan
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
7 April 2013

The Twitter equivalent of a bickering married couple, during one of their regular Twitter spats Times newspaper columnist David Aaronovitch and Huffington Post Political Editor Mehdi Hasan recently alighted on a point of agreement. 750 more words

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8 facts everyone should know about the Iraq crisis

8 facts everyone should know about the Iraq crisis
by Ian Sinclair
Peace News blog
8 September 2014

Just over ten years since it failed the public so completely over the 2003 Iraq War, the mainstream media’s coverage of the current Iraq crisis has been predictably awful. 2,554 more words

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How the UK is helping to feed the flames of war in Syria

How the UK is helping to feed the flames of war in Syria
by Ian Sinclair
Peace News
19 April 2014

When the Coalition Government was defeated in parliament over military intervention in Syria last summer many activists probably thought that was the end of the matter. 869 more words

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The Eastern Daily Press goes to war again

The Eastern Daily Press goes to war again
by Ian Sinclair
3 September 2014

What is so impressive about British historian Mark Curtis’s analysis of the ideological framework that dominates discussion of UK foreign policy is just how accurate it continues to be over ten years after he sketched it out in his 2003 book… 466 more words

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The Iraq Crisis: The madness of the media and political elite

The Iraq Crisis: The madness of the media and political elite
by Ian Sinclair
Morning Star
20 August 2014

By authorising airstrikes against the Islamic State (aka ISIS), President Obama became the fourth US Commander-In-Chief since Ronald Reagan to initiate a bombing campaign on Iraq. 815 more words

Iraq

Iraq: Left Foot Forward's James Bloodworth Goes to War Again

Iraq: Left Foot Forward’s James Bloodworth Goes to War Again
By Ian Sinclair
Huffington Post
21 August 2014

We are, it would seem, being misled about Iraq once again. 914 more words

Iraq

Imposing a biased narative: Iran versus the United States and the United Kingdom

In 1979 the Islamic Revolution burst forth in Iran. The world was inundated with pictures & narratives of a medieval, murderous being on the march in the closing stages of the twentieth century. 1,312 more words

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