NAWA, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ñ Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jorge Medina, a corpsman with Jump Platoon, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, provides security while escorting the deputy secretary of defense through the Nawa Bazaar in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Oct. 28, 2010. Jump PlatoonÕs primary mission is to provide security for the battalion commander and transport him throughout 3/3Õs battle space, but the platoon performs a variety of tasks from providing supplementary security and running vehicle checkpoints, to masonry and gardening. (Official Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Mark Fayloga)

Should Americans Thank the Troops for Their Service in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Or should they rather ask what U.S. troops were doing in Iraq and Afghanistan and what they actually accomplished?

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq…

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq…

The prospect of wider conflict in the Middle East has never been closer.

Iraq 2003

Suddenly West is Failing to Overthrow “Regimes”

It happened regularly in the past from Yugoslavia to Iraq. But now the era of ‘regime change’ seems to be coming to an end

U.S Rolls in MASSIVE 200 truck convoy to Arm Kurds in Iraq

U.S Rolls in MASSIVE 200 truck convoy to Arm Kurds in Iraq

Massive convoy delivers U.S. arms and military hardware to Kurds to help create an autonomous Kurdistan in northern Iraq – with Israeli assistance

US-Iran: Inverted Reality, Real War

US-Iran: Inverted Reality, Real War

Iran is fighting the largest state sponsors of terror, writes Tony Cartalucci. That’s why it is being targeted by the U.S. and its allies  

The View From Tehran: America’s Sordid History of Meddling in Iran

We’ve all seen this movie before, in Iraq, just sixteen years ago, and it didn’t end well. US troops are still there and may be so indefinitely

Pompeo’s Briefing on Iran “Threat” to NATO Europeans Went Over Like a Lead Balloon

Pompeo thought they’ll eat out of his hand like Congress and American media do. How wrong he was

Like Iraq War time, US administration is lying, American senator suggests

“I’ve seen this movie before; I don’t like the ending,” said Illinois Democratic Senator Dick Durbin

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war

The head of Iran’s elite Quds forces warns allied militias to prepare for war. While Britain realigns its position with the US over the threat posed by Iran

Germany, Netherlands suspend missions in Iraq

As tensions between the U.S. and Iran climb, Germany and the Netherlands both announce that they will suspend training missions in Iraq

The USS Abraham Lincoln is currently leading a carrier battle group sailing the Arabian Sea. Click to enlarge

Fears of war with Iran as US orders staff out of Iraq immediately

Meanwhile, a senior British commander has contradicted U.S. claims of an increased threat from Iranian proxies in Iraq and Syria

Amnesty International bias provides cover for Al Qaeda crimes against Syrian people

Amnesty International bias provides cover for Al Qaeda crimes against Syrian people

Vanessa Beeley on how Amnesty International is helping terrorists with propaganda and disinformation

Taamy Wahab Mohamed al-Yasaari. Click to enlarge

After ISIS, Iraq’s wounded and grief-stricken tell a disturbing tale

Politics runs faster than memory, and Iraq is not yet a land fit for all its heroes

Iraqi Sources: Over 10,000 US Forces Deployed in Al-Anbar, Iraq

We can neither confirm nor refute these claims. However, they may fit in with America’s hidden and long-term agenda in the region

American soldiers aren’t dying for our freedom in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan

No mother wants to think that her child died in vain. But, as two more Americans die in Afghanistan this week, we need to face the truth.

Sen John McCain with Simon Elliot, circled, otherwise known Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi leader of ISIS)  in the background, photographed near the Syrian border with Lebanon in 2014.

ISIS’ bloodthirsty leader is being PROTECTED by the US army claims Iraqi politician

Iraqi member of parliament, Hassan Salem, claims that the US is helping the ISIS leader’s movements between Iraq and Syria.

US Sets Up 2 New Bases in Western Iraq

Despite the Iraqi parliament calling for foreign forces to leave the country, the U.S. has reportedly set up two new military bases in the western al-Anbar province

Pompeo: The Real Threat to U.S. National Security

Colin Powell’s former chief of staff says Mike Pompeo is lying about the threat posed by Iran, and unlike the former U.S. secretary of state regarding Iraq, Pompeo knows it

Tulsi Gabbard Schools Jake Tapper On CIA Funding Of “Terror-Linked Groups” In Syria

One of the few U.S. politicians with any integrity tells how American taxpayers fund ISIS

British troops on patrol in Basra in 2007. Click to enlarge

British army permitted shooting of civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan

No doubt U.S. troops and the I.D.F. are told exactly the same thing