Iraq

ISIL militants parade. Click to enlarge

The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq. Towards the Creation of a US Sponsored Islamist Caliphate

Michel Chussudovsky on how ISIS is helping fulfil the West’s Middle East agenda

US Leading Iran Into Iraq Quagmire

Let’s not forget that the gulf states originally armed and financed ISIS. So is the West’s sudden rapprochement with Iran all it seems? Or is it a ploy to draw Iran into a debilitating conflict in Iraq?

U.S. and Jordanian Special Forces training at the King Abdullah Special Operations Training Center in Amman, Jordan, last year. Click to enlarge

U.S. Trained ISIS at Secret Base in Jordan

Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS, were trained in 2012 by U.S. instructors working at a secret base in Jordan, according to informed Jordanian officials

Saddam’s Iraq Was Heavenly Compared To Now – Letter From France

Letter from someone who grew up as a teenager in Saddam’s Iraq

The bodies of Iraqi soldiers lie face down after allegedly being executed by the ISIS militants. Click to enlarge

Conducting U.S. airstrikes in Iraq would be complicated, former military officers say

Former U.S. military commanders warn about getting drawn in without a clear objective

Britain in talks with Iran about threat from ISIS as Hague offers ‘technical support’ to beleaguered Iraqi government

So now the West is trying to engage with the nation once described as part of the ‘Axis of Evil’ as it tries to stem the tide of Sunni extremism, that its gulf allies helped create

Iraq, America and the Lobby

Iraq, America and the Lobby

Although probably unintentionally, the Jewish Lobby often fails to bolster Israel’s long- term interests. The destruction of Iraq, for instance, has made Iran into a regional super power

Blair’s Doctrine Turns Enemies into Allies

Robert Fisk reports from Aleppo today – which would be Mosul if Blair’s friends had won and if the West had acted militarily against the Assad regime

Washington’s Iraq “Victory”

Hegemony is Washington’s only concern. As in Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Pakistan,Yemen, Ukraine, Syria, and Iraq, Washington brings only death, and death is ongoing in Iraq

President Rouhani Denies Iranian Troops in Iraq

While as the West ponders military action controversy rages over the fallout from the original 2003 invasion. With one British Member of Parliament describing the current crisis as “Blair’s legacy

Iran says envisages Iraq role with U.S. if Washington tackles regional militants

Iranian President Rouhani says he is ready to cooperate with the U.S. in combating extremists in Iraq as Gulf Arab states try to distance themselves from Sunni militants

Beleaguered Iraqis Court Iranian Mastermind of the Shiites Who Fought the U.S.

The commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force is reportedly in Baghdad to advise Iraqi leaders on how to contain Sunni extremists

The Jewish Plan For the Middle East and Beyond

The Jewish Plan For the Middle East and Beyond

It’s not just Zionists or their Anglo-American collaborators who are helping foment strife in the Middle East. As Gilad Atzmon explains, “gay” activists are also playing a part

Trail of jihadist victories in Iraq could force renewed military action from US

Trail of jihadist victories in Iraq could force renewed military action from US

Although it’s unlikely to result in extensive U.S. troop deployment, we will probably soon see more U.S. drone strikes and the arrival of more military advisors

Iraq crisis: Sunni caliphate has been bankrolled by Saudi Arabia

Apart from Saudi Arabia’s role in this catastrophe, what other stories are to be hidden from us in the coming days and weeks?

Iran to Combat Terrorism in the Gulf

President Rouhanis says Iran will assist in the fight against the Sunni extremists who have sworn to take Baghdad

Iran Deploys Forces to Fight al Qaeda-Inspired Militants in Iraq

Two battalions of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have reportedly deployed in Iraq to help fight Sunni militants

Smoke rises in the sky from clashes in Mosul. Click to enlarge

The Latest Insurgency in Iraq Proves America’s War on Terror Is a Total Failure

It’s time for the U.S. to be held accountable for the horrors it has unleashed on Iraq.

Kurdish security forces stand at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq, on Wednesday following the seizure of Mosul by Isis-led Sunni insurgents

Isis militants kidnap Turkish diplomats after seizing consulate in Mosul

Crisis in Syria spills over into Iraq as militants seize Mosul and Tikrit too.

Exclusive: Iran pursues ballistic missile work, complicating nuclear talks

After making progress, ongoing talks over Iran’s nuclear program have encountered a new problem that could derail agreement. This was almost to be expected. and it has nothing to do with Iran’s nuclear program