Iraq: New Officials and Total Uncertainty

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A major change of all the senior officials of Iraq - the president, prime minister and the speaker of parliament sparked controversy…

Kurds at forefront in fight against Islamic State

Up until recently remaining neutral to the civil wars in Syria and Iraq, the Kurds, amidst the devastating offensive of…

Staged Provocations Ahead Possible US-Syrian War

With the alleged brutal murder of American journalist James Wright Foley, a wave of anger and aggression across Western audiences…

Order Out of Chaos: The Global Elites Plan for a “Middle Eastern Union”

The Middle East has been engulfed in a state of chaos for decades now, with the region becoming increasingly unstable…

The ISIS Crisis and the Fall of Maliki

Since the overthrow of the Baathist government in 2003, by means of a direct US military invasion, the primary goal…

Can the new Iraqi Prime Minister save the country from its final disintegration?

After lengthy consultations with all the political blocs and factions within the Iraqi parliament, Iraq’s President, Fuad Masum, appointed Haider…

Iraq at the crossroads: what’s next?

At first glance, it seems there's a political lull in Iraq; however, this situation is ready to explode at any…

Caliphate: Forward into the Past

A flow of responses swept across the Middle East after the militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the…

ISIS, Mosul: Christianity and its Christian Victims

Politicians in most countries present themselves as people of faith. Many genuinely are, but they present themselves as such not…

Iraq has finally found a president

After parliamentary elections in March 2014, Iraq has, for the longest time, failed in attempts to form a legislative and…

Kurds have intitated the separation process in Iraq

On July 3 the President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region Massoud Barzani proposed the local parliament to hold a referendum on…

Iraq: Blowback Blackwater-Style

When we think about the term "blowback," we think of the rogues gallery of foreign mercenary forces the United States…

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