Monday, April 27, 2015

Iraq

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Eric Zuesse First of all, in terms of popularity worldwide, the U.S. is a mixed picture. A Gallup International poll of 65 countries, issued on 30 December...

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Eric Zuesse During the days of the Soviet Union, and in all dictatorial countries, the ‘news’ media were and are actually propaganda-media, which filter out...

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Eric Zuesse The United States is allied with Sunni Moslem aristocracies (and therefore with Sunni-headed nations), against Shia Moslem aristocracies (and therefore also against Shia-headed...

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Eric Zuesse On February 22nd, NBC’s “Meet the Press” presented reporter Richard Engel in a terrific four-minute documentary on Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s catastrophic policy-results...

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Eric Zuesse Zacarias Moussaoui was the bookkeeper for Al Qaeda, but the U.S. intelligence services have been keeping this fact secret as much as they...

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Eric Zuesse U.S. President Barack Obama has blocked accountability, everywhere he can. (1) Obama did it for the top officials who had caused illegal tortures to...

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Eric Zuesse A report posted October 15th at Russia Insider (a Russian website), headlined "Russian Industry Expands Rapidly In September, Hammers Expectations: Fastest growth since 2012....

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Eric Zuesse RINF Alternative News When President Obama took control of Ukraine in February 2014, via a coup d'etat against the democratically elected President, rather than by...

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Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper: Starting This Past Weekend, Till Today Eric Zuesse Where can one go in order to find honestly reported news...

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Eric Zuesse RINF Alternative News The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will be somewhat lengthy: The Times  editorial opens with a falsehood: "There...

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Patrick Martin With a series of air strikes beginning Friday and continuing through the weekend, the United States has gone to war again in Iraq....

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See Barack Obama's Real Achievements in Ukraine, with Your Own Eyes, via Videos: They’re Like George W. Bush’s Real Achievements in Iraq, But Authentically Nuclear Eric...

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News Typical is TIME  Magazine, which headlined on 24 July 2014, "In Russia, Crime Without Punishment.” The sub-head, from Simon Shuster, "reporting" for the...

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Presidential vote delayed as airstrikes and bombings continue Deirdre Fulton Iraq's Parliament delayed its vote for a new president Wednesday, following an overnight bombing in Baghdad that killed...

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News The U.S. is now the chief sponsor of two nazi, ethnically cleansing, nations. In one of them (Ukraine), the U.S. President,...

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News   On Sunday, July 13th, Jason Easley -- at politicsusa.com, which bills itself “Real Liberal Politics” -- bannered, “Top House Republican Admits That There...

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A new report released today has found that 10 years after the US-led invasion, Iraq remains “enmeshed in a grim cycle of human rights abuses, including attacks on civilians, torture of detainees and unfair trials.”

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A former British army doctor has been found guilty of dishonest conduct over the death of an Iraqi prisoner. The charges against Dr Derek Keilloh...

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Pravada | World politics is full of intrigues. They are often built around powerful countries and their interests in the international arena. The hype surrounding...

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Suadad al-Salhy | The Iraqi government said on Saturday it had cancelled a $4.2 billion deal to buy military jets, helicopters and missiles from Russia,...

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RT | US and UK weapons ammunition were linked to heart defects, brain dysfunctions and malformed limbs, according to a recent study. The report revealed...

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A Ministry of Defence inquiry has been launched after an official assessing Iraqi detainees' abuse allegations resigned because her colleagues "just weren't interested" in...

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Agence France-Presse | Iraq and the Czech Republic have made progress in talks on the sale of 28 Czech-made L-159 subsonic fighters to Baghdad, their leaders said...

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AFP Iraqi border guards exchanged fire with Iranian troops along the two countries' border yesterday, the first major incident between the two since Iran took...

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The public inquiry into the death of Iraqi hotel worker Baha Mousa in British army custody and the torture of six other Iraqis began...

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A panel of three judges criticised "disturbing failures" in how the MoD handled applications to withhold evidence, saying that all future requests should treated...

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As Iraqi security services prepare to take back their towns from the Americans on Tuesday, the sharpest arrow in their quiver is an elite,...

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Gordon Brown is to promise that much of the Iraq inquiry will be held in the open in an attempt to avert a damaging...

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Jonathan Cook reports on how Israeli soldiers routinely, and as a matter of policy, practise torture against Palestinian children, hundreds of whom are “convicted...

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RINF NEWS Former Prime Minister Sir John Major has labeled the Governments decision to hold a private inquiry into the Iraq as a 'whitewash'. In a statement, Sir...

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RINF NEWS Republican Senator, Lindsey Graham, today revealed that a top ranking White House official has stated photographs showing US troops torturing and abusing detainees in Iraq and...

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RINF NEWS The civilian death toll in Iraq is now over 100,000 as the US military confirm that at least 4,313 servicemen and women have been...

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The European Union protested against reported executions in Iraq on Monday and called on Baghdad to resume a moratorium on the death penalty. "The European...

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Gordon Brown was under intense pressure last night to throw open a new inquiry into the Iraq war to the public as families of...

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Three cheers for Dick Cheney. The former vice president has urged, however rhetorically, that the Obama administration release more of the torture memos. "One...

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By Jason Ditz | Though three months ago the Iraqi government formally declared Blackwater Worldwide persona non grata in the nation, citing “excessive use...

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They want troops out now, fear that Obama is 'stalling' By Nafeesa Syeed | WASHINGTON -- Before war protesters ended their demonstration yesterday afternoon, several placed...

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The widow of a 32-year-old Iraqi has filed suit in a federal court against private security firm Xe, formerly Blackwater, for allegedly trying to...

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By John Pilger | FREEDOM is being lost in Britain. The land of Magna Carta is now the land of secret gagging orders, secret trials...

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U.S. Embassy's Preferred Contractor Accused of Killings By Ernesto Londoño and Qais Mizher, Washington Post  The Iraqi government has informed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad that...

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By ADRIAN ROBERTS THE government held its tongue on Wednesday over the order to release the 2003 Iraq war Cabinet minutes. But peace campaigners insisted that...

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LONDON - Records of British cabinet discussions over the legality of invading Iraq, held in the buildup to war in 2003, must be released...

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Shoe-throwing journalist Muntather Zaidi told his family he would never apologize to President Bush for hurling his footwear at the American leader, even if...

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Blackwater could lose its licence to operate in Iraq, rendering it unable to provide security for US diplomats, a US State Department internal report...

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The U.S. Defense Department on Wednesday said it had approved the sale to Iraq of weapons valued at up to $6 billion, including 400...

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By James Cogan | For more than five-and-a-half years, and at the cost of the lives of at least one million Iraqis and over 4,200 Americans,...

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Improvements in general security have not ended serious human rights abuses in Iraq, a United Nations report has claimed. The UN assistance mission in Iraq...

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By C Stephen Frost | Mary Bedworth, Christopher Burns-Cox, Lou Coatney and David Halpin co-signed this article, which appeared as a commentary in The Guardian following...

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Baghdad, 27 Nov. (AKI) - Thousands of Iraqis detained by US forces will be at risk of torture or even execution if they are...

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US President George W Bush believes the Iraq war has been successful and is "very pleased" with what is happening there, he said in...

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By Nancy A. Youssef  | WASHINGTON — Private security contractors operating in Iraq could face Iraqi prosecution for acts committed when they supposedly had...

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The crowd of tens of thousands, gathered in Baghdad where a Saddam Hussein statue once stood, protests a security pact that would keep American...

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By David Morrison | Stella Rimington, the last but one head of MI5, was interviewed by Decca Aikenhead in The Guardian on 18 October...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is refusing to make public the security pact it has signed with Iraq, even though it has already...

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Legal advice given to Tony Blair prior to the invasion of Iraq was fundamentally "flawed", a former senior law lord has said. Lord Bingham, who...

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