Iraq

Iraq Death Toll Reaches 500,000 Since Start Of U.S.-Led Invasion, New Study Says

Study finds that Iraqis paid a heavy price for their ‘liberation’ since the U.S.-led invasion

No War for Bernard Henri Lévy — France’s Philosopher Bombardier

Who wants war with Syria? The same people who brought us the war in Iraq

US pick as ambassador to Egypt ran Iraq 'death squads'

US pick as ambassador to Egypt ran Iraq ‘death squads’

Is the US trying to incite civil war Egypt? Because Robert Ford, named as a possible envoy to Egypt is the man for the job. The US ambassador to Syria in 2011, he allegedly ran death squads in Iraq

Al Qaeda claims Eid holiday bombings in Iraq - SITE

Al Qaeda claims Eid holiday bombings in Iraq – SITE

This Reuters report on the recent Baghdad bombings is an example of how “news” can be provided by Western intelligence operatives

Suicide bombers break out senior Al Qaeda prisoners from Iraq’s Abu Ghraib jail

Military–style assault on Abu Ghraib leaves ten policeman and four militants dead but hundred of militants escape

Depleted uranium used by US forces blamed for birth defects and cancer in Iraq

Cancer is more common than flu in the Iraqi city of Najaf, while in Basra and Fallujah it is estimated that over half of all babies conceived after the start of the war were born with heart defects

U.S. Built Replica of Iranian Underground Nuclear Facility, Destroyed It With New Bunker Buster

U.S. Built Replica of Iranian Underground Nuclear Facility, Destroyed It With New Bunker Buster

Successful field test of a new version of the GBU 57/b used to convince Israel that the U.S. has the means to destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities, if and when it decides

A stench surrounds the Iraq Inquiry: is there a conspiracy to protect Tony Blair?

Are incriminating documents being withheld? Is David Cameron helping prevent the publication of said documents in return for Tony Blair’s tacit support in the next general election?

Despite Sec. Kerry’s warning, no agreement yet between Iraq and U.S. over Iran flights

Despite “spirited discussion” with the Iraqi prime minister, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry has as yet failed to persuade Iraq to stop Iranian overflights carrying men and arms to Syria.

Iraqi army helped Syrian government retake border checkpoint – reports

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki warned on Wednesday that a Syrian rebel victory could spark sectarian violence in his own country and the whole region. And the only nation to benefit from that would, of course, be Israel

Supervisor of Intelligence Estimate Hailed for Preventing War with Iran

Supervisor of Intelligence Estimate Hailed for Preventing War with Iran

How telling the truth has been turned into an act of treason. Whistleblowers tell of their experiences with ‘national security’

The Road to World War Three

This video examines the history of the dollar, its relation to oil, and the real motives behind the wars of the past two decades. And the next one

America’s Hype over WMD: Five Invasion Plots, Three Continents, Identical Lies

America’s Hype over WMD: Five Invasion Plots, Three Continents, Identical Lies

As the sabre rattling against Syria gets ever louder it is instructive to look at the justifications presented by US Administrations for a few other murderous incursions.

3,000 US troops secretly return to Iraq via Kuwait

Reports say that another 17,000 could soon join them with a view to events in Syria

‘Iran plans tanker crash to force end to sanctions’

These claims, originally published in German weekly Der Spiegel, are reminiscent of earlier plots dreamt up by Western intelligence and used to blacken Iraq’s name. Remember them?

Iraq War - Was it Worth it?

Iraq War – Was it Worth it?

The Iraq war cost $3 Trillion. 4,800 US soldiers were killed and 32,000 seriously wounded. Iraqi civilian casualties range around 600,000. All for the overthrow of a despot who was originally installed and maintained with covert U.S. help

Iran closely monitoring U.S. military bases in the region

In anticipation of a U.S./Israeli air campaign against the Islamic Republic

The Last Time We Fought Iran

The Last Time We Fought Iran

A former CIA officer on the lessons to be learned from the Iran-Iraq War

BBC Caught Using ‘Iraq Photo to Illustrate Syrian Massacre’

BBC Caught Using ‘Iraq Photo to Illustrate Syrian Massacre’

Nonetheless, the Corporation ties itself in knots trying to explain it was just a simple mistake

BBC Caught Passing Off Old Photos From Iraq as Being of Syrian Massacre

BBC Caught Passing Off Old Photos From Iraq as Being of Syrian Massacre

The BBC is it again. Using a photo from Iraq in 2003 and claiming it was of the Houla massacre. Once the photographer who took the original shot cries foul it’s removed. But not before a screen shot is saved