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It comes down to what Colin Powell used to call ‘the Pottery Barn theory.’ We will own what we break and we don’t want to own the Sunni and Shi’a argument. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | July … finish reading :
Stopping an American jihad
By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | April 7, 2014 KILLEEN — When Spec. Ivan A. Lopez opened fire on fellow soldiers at Fort Hood on April 2, he killed four people and wounded 16 more. He was one … finish reading METRO | GI coffeehouse, Iraq vets respond to latest Fort Hood tragedy
Special Forces patrol in Iraq, 2005. U.S. Army photo.U.S. Special Forces Deployed in Iraq, again The irony is that the U.S. is protecting a pro-Iran Shiite regime in Baghdad against a Sunni-based insurgency while at the same time supporting a … finish reading Tom Hayden : U.S. Special Forces are Back in Iraq
CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / Historians Against the War / The Rag BlogThanks to Dr. S.R. Keister /The Rag Blog
Why I threw the shoe I am no hero. I just acted as an Iraqi who witnessed the pain and bloodshed of too many innocents By Muntazer al-Zaidi / September 17, 2009 I am free. But my country is still … finish reading The Shoe: ‘Out of Loyalty to Every Drop of Innocent Blood That Has Been Shed’
And how many other King George projects will prove to be just a bit oversized for reality? We won’t be hearing the last of this sort of thing for awhile, me thinks. Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog Report: Big … finish reading Baghdad Embassy Too Big for Reduced American Mission in Iraq – Duhhhh!!
Iraqi national police stand guard at a checkpoint in central Baghdad two days before U.S. troops withdraw from the city, as a sandstorm blankets Iraq’s capital. Photo: Hadi Mizban/AP.So This Is What Victory Looks Like?By Scott Ritter / July 7, … finish reading Scott Ritter on ‘Victory’ in Iraq
Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images.Cheney Worries about Wasting the Sacrifices made in Iraq on behalf of Big OilBy Juan Cole / July 2, 2009 Dick Cheney reacted to the cessation of unilateral US patrols of major cities in Iraq, saying that … finish reading Juan Cole on Dick Cheney’s Criminal Irrelevance
Previously released photo from Abu Ghraib prison. The new photos, many reportedly depicting sexual abuse, are said to be much worse. Photo from Telegraph, U.K.Photographs which Barack Obama is attempting to censor include images of apparent rape and sexual abuse, … finish reading New Abu Ghraib Photos Said to Depict Graphic Rape Scenes
StatisticsBy Dr.Mohammed / May 15, 2009 Yesterday, I was chatting with my colleague about the situation in Iraq and specially regarding the social aspect…we both reached an agreement that we would witness a social crisis or a disaster…the Iraqis’ ethics … finish reading Lest We Forget the Horror That Is Iraq
Survivor surveys results of Turkish air strike against Kurdish PKK in northern Iraq, this from April, 2008.Airstrikes or Apples? Merkegia, and neighboring villages in this region have been beset by cross-border airstrikes and shelling by Turkey that have destroyed orchards, … finish reading From the Iraqi-Turkish Border : Airstrikes or Apples?
Iraqis Bear Tragedy of American EmpireText by Tom Hayden.Illustrated by Sam Marlow and Ellis Rosen. Edited by Paul Buhle.Published by The Rag Blog.CLICK TO ENLARGE See additional frames, Below. Comic art is growing upBy Paul Buhle / The Rag Blog … finish reading Tom Hayden Comic : The Tragedy of Iraq