Tag Archives: ISIS

Roy Casagranda :
Hey, ISIL! Here’s some unsolicited advice

By Roy Casagranda | The Rag Blog | December 16, 2015 Leer este artículo en español My advice to all the pro-ISIL forces in the United States: Keep bombing Iraq and Syria. This is how ISIL came into being in … finish reading Roy Casagranda :
Hey, ISIL! Here’s some unsolicited advice

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Lamar W. Hankins :
We must act on Islamic State genocide

There should be little doubt that the Islamic State has committed genocide; its leaders regularly admit to that continuing war crime. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2015 “This is genocide.” Every time I read … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
We must act on Islamic State genocide

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Harry Targ :
Obama and the myth that ‘war works’

Twentieth century narratives of international relations are no longer relevant (if they ever were). By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Wednesday night, September 10, about the need to … finish reading Harry Targ :
Obama and the myth that ‘war works’

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Tom Hayden :
Where is Obama’s exit strategy?

The Islamic State wants the Americans to bomb and invade its territory because foreign aggression is the surest way to unite all Sunni factions. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | September 10, 2014 A disturbing omission in President … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Where is Obama’s exit strategy?

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Steve Russell :
The third time in Iraq is not the charm

The do-nothing Congress has to date done nothing. In better and more rational times there would already be a roaring debate. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | August 20, 2014 In my clearest memory of Iraq War I, … finish reading Steve Russell :
The third time in Iraq is not the charm

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The pacification that never ends

Patrick Cockburn looks at the non-state forces in the region, who they are backed by, the motives of those backers. and the sectarian desires of the jihadis. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | August 19, 2014 [The Jihadis … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The pacification that never ends

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Tom Hayden :
There are alternatives to more war in Iraq

To reject the ‘Long War’ doctrine, the American Left first has to understand it. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | August 16, 2014 Hillary Clinton’s flapping of her hawkish wings only intensifies the pressure on President Barack Obama … finish reading Tom Hayden :
There are alternatives to more war in Iraq

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Steve Russell :
Stopping an American jihad

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 Steve Russell :
Stopping an American jihad

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Tom Hayden :
Who is creating a terrorist threat?

The imminent danger is that Obama is preparing to go to war not to ‘save Baghdad’ but to attack the perceived threat of a Sunni jihadist ‘sanctuary.’ By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | June 25, 2014 Contrary to … finish reading Tom Hayden :
Who is creating a terrorist threat?

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