Monday, 23 October , 2017

Iraq

Iranian Foreign Minister in Conversation with Charlie Rose

NEW YORK, September 27, 2017 — Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif discusses the Iran Nuclear Deal and issues such as Iraq, Syria,...

Seizing Kirkuk

by Patrick Cockburn Elite Iraqi security forces have captured the Kurdish government headquarters buildings in the centre of Kirkuk with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordering the...

Iraqi forces seize oil city Kirkuk from Kurds in bold advance

By Maher Chmaytelli, Mustafa Mahmoud BAGHDAD/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a...

President Putin on Nukes and Korea

Putin: North Koreans Would Rather Eat Grass Than Give Up Nukes, If They Don't Feel Safe  

Trump Poised to Drop Some Limits on Drone Strikes and Commando...

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to dismantle key Obama-era limits on drone strikes and commando raids outside conventional battlefields, according to officials...

Has The Israel Lobby Destroyed Americans’ First Amendment Rights?

By Paul Craig Roberts The Israel Lobby has shown its power over Americans’ perceptions and ability to exercise free speech via its influence in...

Truth and Lives vs. Career and Fame | by Ray...

August 20, 2017 Fifty years ago, I could have tried to stop the Vietnam War, but lacked the courage. On Aug. 20, 1967, we at CIA...

Les risques de la prolifération étatique, par Pascal Boniface

Pascal Boniface (@PascalBoniface), directeur de l’IRIS (www.iris-france.org), revient sur les référendums autour de l’autonomie du kurdistan irakien et de l’indépendance de la Catalogne.

Sanders Foreign Policy Speech at Westminster College

By Bernie Sanders Let me begin by thanking Westminster College, which year after year invites political leaders to discuss the important issue of foreign...

Trump’s UN Speech, by Paul Craig Roberts

I listened to part of Trump’s UN speech this morning. I was so embarrassed for him and for my country that I had to...