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Up to 30% of Foreign ISIS Fighters Have Returned Home

Between 10 and 30 percent of foreign fighters who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight for the Islamic State have returned to their countries of origin, according to a report by the Committee of the U.N. 137 more words


Daesh on Trial? Hasty Executions Threaten to Torpedo Transitional Justice and National Reconciliation

About two months ago, I first wrote about a breakthrough in Iraq that marked the beginning of an important transitionary phase. Iraqi forces swept through various villages in the Anbar Province near Fallujah as part of the state’s attempts to take back areas controlled by Daesh. 687 more words

War Porn, American anti-war novel

This video from the USA says about itself:

Identity, Experience, & Storytelling: A Conversation with Roy Scranton

18 March 2016

A discussion between Roy Scranton and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson about being a writer and reader in contemporary society.

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Peace And War

Wiki Leak Email Found Showing Secret Memo To Obama From ISIS

Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Clinton continue to act clueless when it comes to ISIS. They act clueless about when they formed, where they are today, and how can we defeat them. 1,121 more words

U.S. News

Erdoğan and Barzani discuss fight against PKK, Gülen

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday discussed strategy in fighting Islamic State and Kurdish PKK militants with visiting Iraqi Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani, sources at Erdoğan’s office said. 238 more words


Who are the Iraqi Turkmen?

Iraqi Turkmen have been at the heart of ISIS’s persecution of minorities, but unlike Christians and Yazidis, you probably never heard of them. Hopefully that will change when you read this. 24 more words