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Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Elke Wetzig / Wikimedia Creative Commons) Views
Anti-Apartheid Archbishop Calls Presbyterians to Back Divestment from Israeli Occupation
As Presbyterians meeting in Detroit consider divestment from three companies linked to the Israeli occupation of Palestine - Caterpillar, Motorola, and Hewlett Packard - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the leader who more than any other human being alive is associated with the successful use of divestment...
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Debating Iraq in 2014: Wrong All Over Again
The crisis in Iraq has brought war back to the US airwaves. But if you were expecting a more robust discussion about US military action this time around, think again. The rule seems to be that if you were wrong in 2003, you're still an expert in 2014. Take the Sunday chat shows. On ABC 's This Week...
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World Powers Keeping Firm Grip on Nuclear Weapons Arsenals: Report
Despite pledges to disarm, nations in possession of nuclear weapons are modernizing their inventories as some expand their stockpiles
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On Recent Events in Mosul and Other Cities in Iraq
Mosul and other cities in Iraq are experiencing dramatic, dangerous, and fateful changes. The media, especially that which is allied with the Iraqi government and western states, has been focusing on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant/Syria (ISIS) and its control over several Iraqi cities,...
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Kerry: Obama Weighing Drone Strikes in Iraq
Insurgents reportedly have taken over another "key" town in northern Iraq
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Iraq: Bombs Explode in Baghdad as Photos of War Atrocities Surface
Iraq violence continues with no end in sight
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Bilal Fawzi/Associated Press Sunnis protesting against the government in Falluja in 2013. At the core of grievances are United States-imposed laws. (Photo: AP) Views
Iraq: The Real Battle is to Persuade Sunnis They Can Be Truly Equal Citizens
A non-sectarian Iraq is possible, even now – in spite of what Isis wants Iraqis to believe
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The Almighty Mess in Iraq (Courtesy of Bush & Cheney)
The late Saddam Hussein was certainly right when he predicted that America’s invasion of Iraq would become “the Mother of All Battles.” Eleven years later, it continues. This week saw the collapse of two divisions of Iraq’s government army, a full 30,000 men running like chickens before the...
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Bush Silent, But Blair says West Should Attack Iraq Again
Former prime minister tells world that it wasn't his fault and that 2003 invasion has nothing to do with current crisis
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Iraqi Shiite tribal fighters deploy with their weapons while chanting slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), to help the military, which defends the capital in Baghdad's Sadr City, Iraq, Friday, June 13, 2014. The tribal leaders met in Sadr city on Friday and declared their readiness along with their tribesmen to take up arms against the al-Qaida inspired group that had in Iraq’s made advance Sunni heartland. (AP Photo/ Karim Kadim) Views
The Western-Imposed Partition of the Middle East Is Dead
“Sykes-Picot is dead,” Walid Jumblatt roared at me last night – and he may well be right. The Lebanese Druze leader – who fought in a 15-year civil war that redrew the map of Lebanon – believes that the new battles for Sunni Muslim jihadi control of northern and eastern Syria and western Iraq have...
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