Iraq

What Future Awaits ISIS in Iraq?

34234213123In mid-January, Pentagon spokesman Geoff Davis announced that ISIS militants were surrounded by superior forces and, therefore, demoralized. As if to confirm this statement, the Iraqi TV station Al Sumaria recently reported that…

The Terrible Price of the Mosul Operation

453423423Mosul is the second most populated city in Iraq and mainly inhabited by Sunnis. It fell under ISIS’ full control back in June 2014, largely due to the deep mistrust that the indigenous population had…

Curious Alliances Taking Place Amid Mosul Ope...

32423231231As it always happens, a major military offensive in a country where multiple interests collide and converge, alliances take place. Some new are formed and some old suffer a set-back. Iraqi army’s operation in Mosul, the erstwhile…

The Fall of the Saudis, the Battle After ISIS

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Iraq is going to invade and destroy Saudi Arabia. They would have done it back in 1990 except for waffling by George H.W. Bush who had initially authorized the move and then rescinded approval, according to statements made by former…

The re-taking of Mosul: What’s the long the a...

231231231231To any neutral observer of the events happening in the Middle East, the battle for re-taking the city of Mosul by the Iraqi forces, aided by the US military “advisers”, from the Islamic State does appear to be the departing US…

Mosul Offensive Reveals Larger Geopolitical G...

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Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by US-led airstrikes and British and French special forces, launched coordinated military operations early on Monday as the long-awaited fight to wrest the northern city of Mosul from…

The Disastrous Affair: Thirteen Years Later

353453453453Indeed, there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed. A report was released on June 06, 2016 about Great Britain’s involvement in the March, 2003 military campaign launched by the U.S. against Iraq, based on the supposition…

The Conflict in Iraq Takes a New Shape

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On May 23, the Iraqi government army and militias supported by the Iraqi Air Force and the aviation of the US-led coalition began an operation to liberate the city of Fallujah (50 km to the West of Baghdad) in the Anbar Province…

Hope fading for the reconstruction of the Ira...

1128iraniraq04The new Iraqi state established in 2003-05 with the help of the US administration has now split into three enclaves (Shia Arabs, Sunni Arabs and Kurds), and failed to resist the invasion of radical Islamist groups in the western and north-western…

The Kurds, the Turkmen and the Great Middle E...

54654655As Iraq struggles against Daesh, ethno-sectarian tensions in northern Iraq threatens to throw off the country’s tentative national alliance against radicalism. Eaten away by religious bias, and deep-seated ethnic rancour Iraq stands now to lose…

Will Tony Blair Be Ever Brought to Justice?

5345345434Once the international tribunal delivered its verdict for the former President of Republika Srpska, Radovan Karadzic, Western political and media circles have been ecstatic. The verdict was greeted with particular enthusiasm by UK Prime Minister…

Will Obama Murder One Million Iraqis Simply t...

25443444Has the Obama Administration found the perfect crime that it thinks will allow it to finally grab the vast Iraqi oil riches while no one realizes what’s going on? If what I feel is building up in recent weeks over…


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