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More Than 3,000 People Have Been Sentenced to Death in Iraq for Alleged Terror Links

(BAGHDAD) — Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. 1,134 more words

Israel Confirms They Blew Up Assad's Nuclear Reactor A Decade Ago


Announcement about 2007’s ‘Operation Orchard’ sure to remind Iran what happened to the last country with atomic ambitions, though the real reason to divulge now may be more humdrum…

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Iraq at 15 Years: A Warning of Lieutenant General Hal Moore

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My computer at work has been in the process of being remotely updated to Windows 10 for the past five days and even though I have been busy at work I have had some time to reflect on the beginning of the Iraq War on March 19th 2003. 1,013 more words


Ending A Decade Of Silence, Israel Reveals It Blew Up Assad’s Nuclear Reactor

The State of Israel formally acknowledged that its air force blew up a Syrian nuclear reactor in the area of Deir Ezzor in the pre-dawn hours between September 5 and 6, 2007, in a mission known to much of the world as Operation Orchard. 28 more words


Americans Measure Impact Of Iraq War In New Poll | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Will Ruger, of the Charles Koch Institute, and David Craig, of Real Clear Defense, discuss new polling on the public’s understanding of the current situation in Iraq. 26 more words


Investors Already Bracing On $100 Oil In 2018

* Open interest trebles in December 2018 $100 calls

* $100 calls now largest strike by open interest for 2018

* Interest rising in bullish 2018 calls above $75… 1,043 more words


Fifteen years after the invasion of Iraq: resisting historical amnesia

Today marks the fifteen year anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq. Outside of leftist sites like Jacobin, Democracy Now, and Socialist Worker, there has been next to zero coverage in the mainstream media. 900 more words