Iraq

Combat Veteran Sen. Tammy Duckworth Responds To Tucker Carlson's 'desperate' Attacks

Sen. Tammy Duckworth lost both legs while serving in Iraq. Tucker Carlson lost his mind when he called her a "coward" for not debating him.

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Veteran Dismayed After Witnessing The ‘pageantry Patriotism’ Of Trump Supporters Firsthand

In an article first published at TomDispatch.com, US Army strategist and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Danny Sjursen, wrote about President Trump’s recent rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma — a rally he attended along with a...
Related topics: Afghanistan

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Iranian Kurdish Sufis’ Dash Into Iraq Exposes Coronavirus Border Control Deficiency

Hundreds of Iranian Kurdish members of a Muslim sect seeking to attend the funeral of their leader in neighboring Iraq have forced their way through a crossing into Iraqi territory, exposing a weakness in Iranian and Iraqi border controls aimed at...

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‘rogue Trip’ Trailer: Former War Correspondent Bob Woodruff And His Son Go To Parts Unknown

ABC News Correspondent Bob Woodruff and his son Mack Woodruff head out on an adventure in Rogue Trip, a new National Geographic series headed to Disney+. The elder Woodruff was a war correspondent who was wounded in Iraq. However, as Woodruff says...
Related topics: Disney

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Un Investigator: Drone Killing Of Top Iranian General Unlawful

A U.S. drone strike that killed Iran’s top general, Qassem Soleimani, at Baghdad International Airport in January is a violation under international law, according to U.N. report Thursday.Investigator Agnes Callamard said more than 100 nations...
Related topics: Drones, Iran, Baghdad, Airports

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Iran-linked Militia Accused Of Killing Key Iraqi Researcher

Weeks before he was fatally shot in Baghdad, Husham al-Hashimi, a prominent Iraqi writer and leading expert on extremist groups, sought advice from a friend after allegedly receiving a chilling message from Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah (KH).His...
Related topics: Iran, Baghdad, Hezbollah

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U.s. Commander Expects Iraq Will Ask American Troops To Stay

Marine Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., who heads U.S. Central Command, said the United States must remain patient as Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi challenges groups with formidable military and political clout.
Related topics: Military

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Fox News Host Calls Sen. Tammy Duckworth A 'moron' And Claims She's Using Her Military Injuries To...

"I left parts of my body in Iraq fighting terrorists. I don't need to justify myself to anyone," Sen. Tammy Duckworth previously said.
Related topics: Military, Terrorism

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Us General Confident Iraqis Will Ask American Troops Remain In Iraq

Gen. McKenzie met with new Iraqi Prime Minister in Baghdad
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Un Says United States Broke The Law By Drone Bombing Notorious Iranian Terror Leader Qassem...

In early January the United States killed General Qassim Soleimani, a top commander of Iran’s al-Quds Force, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s International Airport. The strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed...
Related topics: Drones, Iran, Baghdad, Airports

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A Real Oil War: How America Nearly Attacked Opec In 1973

Michael Peck History, Middle East Good thing it didn't happen. Key Point: Washington was in crisis during the OPEC oil embargo. So much so that America considered military action. Thirty years before America invaded Iraq, it almost invaded Saudi...
Related topics: OPEC, Military, Saudi Arabia

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Murder Of Iraqi Commentator Al-hashimi Is A Blow For The Region

In Iraq, media and commentators are still vulnerable to the language of the bullet rather than the language of debate.
Related topics: Debate

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Iraqi Expert On Armed Groups Shot Dead In Baghdad

An Iraqi analyst who was a leading expert on the Islamic State and other armed groups was shot dead in Baghdad on Monday after receiving threats from Iran-backed militias. Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Hisham al-Hashimi, 47, outside his...
Related topics: Baghdad, Iran

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth Is Reportedly A Serious Contender To Be Biden's Running Mate

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), a Purple Heart recipient and Iraq War veteran, has emerged as a serious contender to be former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate, three people with knowledge of the matter told The Washington Post. Duckworth is...
Related topics: Joe Biden

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Rocket Fired Toward Us Embassy In Iraq Injures Child

The Iraqi military says a rocket aimed at Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. Embassy, struck a residential house and injured a child
Related topics: Military, Baghdad

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Rocket Attack Targets Iraq’s Green Zone

A rocket attack Sunday targeted Baghdad’s Green Zone, home to a number of embassies, including that of the United States.The rocket fell short of its target and instead damaged a nearby house, injuring a child, according to the Iraqi military.The...
Related topics: Baghdad, Military

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The Dis-united States Of America

The Dis-United States Of America Tyler Durden Sat, 07/04/2020 - 11:35 Submitted by GEFIRA, We all remember those shots. American troops are entering Baghdad. A tank stops somewhere in the city, cautiously, in the vicinity of...
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How Did These North Korean Artillery Guns Find Their Way Onto A Middle East Battlefield?

Caleb Larson Technology, Middle East Hint: Iran Key Point: This North-Korean developed artillery piece was one of the longest-range artillery guns of the 1970s—and the DPRK supplied them to Iran during the Iran-Iraq War. Heavy...
Related topics: Iran

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Escobar: Barbarism Begins At Home

Escobar: Barbarism Begins At Home Tyler Durden Fri, 07/03/2020 - 04:00 Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Caesar 'Civilian Protection Act' moves Russia-China-Iran closer to Axis of Resistance's Syria, Iraq,...
Related topics: Russia, China, Iran, Syria, Hezbollah

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Baghdad Bob On The Potomac: Trump’s Hoaxes, From “disappearing” Covid-19 To...

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Authoritarian regimes breed lies like rotting meat breeds maggots, and as Trump marches the United States into an imperial presidency beyond accountability, his rate of lying has become astronomical. If I just...
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