Made in Britain: How London Handpicks Iraqi Leaders

An investigation into how the British government groomed young, impressionable Iraqis to serve as their political agents. By Kit Klarenberg Global Research, November 28, 2022 The Cradle 15 November 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Throughout the 20th century, it was frequently said by residents of West... Continue Reading →

The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF): Repeal the Iraq War Authorization. Repeal America’s “Forever Wars”

Congress should reassert its prerogative to end wars. By Reid Smith Global Research, September 15, 2022 The American Conservative 13 September 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** It has been more than 50 years since Congress repealed an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF)—the legal mandate... Continue Reading →

Our Invasions

If we’re never going to hold U.S. war criminals accountable, what moral credibility do we have when we condemn Russia and others? We don’t even begin to practice what we preach. By Nathan J. Robinson Global Research, September 11, 2022 Current Affairs 29 August 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global... Continue Reading →

Massive Protests in the Streets of Iraq against Endemic Corruption: Interview with Rafid Sadeq

By Rafid Sadeq and Steven Sahiounie Global Research, September 06, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Thousands of Iraqis flooded the streets on Friday demanding a political overhaul.  In scenes reminiscent of similar past protests in Lebanon, the Iraqi people are frustrated by the endemic corruption... Continue Reading →

The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq. “America’s Third War against Iraq” initiated by Obama

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham: An instrument of the Western Military Alliance By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, September 04, 2022 Global Research 14 June 2014 Author’s Introduction and Update Our thoughts are with the people of Iraq, who’s country has been literally destroyed by US-NATO. It’s a hegemonic agenda which consists in transforming countries into... Continue Reading →

Weaponization of Water: Turkey Flexes Its Muscles Over Syria and Iraq

Weaponization of Water: Turkey Flexes Its Muscles Over Syria and Iraq The Euphrates, West Asia’s longest river, is the source of current and future conflicts between Turkey and its neighbors as Ankara strives to project power in the region By Erman Çete Global Research, August 29, 2022 The Cradle 22 August 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to... Continue Reading →

Origins of the Islamic State (ISIS): Who Is Behind “Al Qaeda in Iraq”? Pentagon Acknowledges Fabricating a “Zarqawi Legend”

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 14, 2022 Global Research 18 April 2006 First published in October, 2006. Of relevance to recent events. ISIS is a US intelligence construct. Author’s note The US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) confirmed in a leaked 2012 intelligence report that the US contemplated supporting the jihadists including ISIS-Daesh.   In... Continue Reading →

When Terrorism becomes Counter-terrorism: The State Sponsors of Terrorism are “Going After the Terrorists”

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, May 15, 2022 Global Research 22 December 2015 Author’s Note and Update The FBI has recently released thousands of pages of material “relating to its investigation of Saudi government links to the 9/11 attacks”, The thrust of this investigation is to accuse the so-called state sponsors of Al Qaeda which was allegedly... Continue Reading →

The Iraq Report: 19 Years After Its Fall, Baghdad Struggles to Rise Again

By The New Arab Global Research, April 19, 2022 The New Arab 13 April 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Decades of unsanctioned wars and foreign interference have proved devastating for Baghdad, as Iraq continues to struggle with political instability, economic collapse, and widespread social unrest. When... Continue Reading →

Ukraine offensive ‘no more scandalous’ than invading Iraq – ex-French ambassador

FILE PHOTO: US Marines burn their fortifications on front line positions before pulling out of the city of Fallujah, Iraq, April 30, 2004 © AP / John Moore The former French ambassador to the US and UN Gérard Araud has told China’s Global Times that resentment at the “double standards” of the West is likely turning some... Continue Reading →

US-NATO’s Response to the Istanbul Ukraine-Russia Peace Initiative: “Escalate the Conflict” through Weapons Deliveries

By Nauman Sadiq Global Research, April 09, 2022 In order to scuttle the Ukraine-Russia peace initiative to Ukraine announced at the Istanbul talks on March 29, halting Russian military campaign north of the capital and focusing on liberating the Russian-majority Donbas in east Ukraine, practically spelling an end to Russia’s month-long offensive in the embattled country,... Continue Reading →

The Demise of Mesopotamia: The Geopolitics of Water. The Desertification of Iraq

Part I By Prof Souad N. Al-Azzawi Global Research, April 08, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg and Twitter at @crglobalization. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Abstract The decades following World War II witnessed massive investments in large dams and water reservoirs. The number of large dams increased globally... Continue Reading →

What Did We Learn from Iraq War 2.0?

By Peter Van Buren Global Research, March 30, 2022 Hooper's War 25 March 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg and Twitter at @crglobalization. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** March 19 passed without a mention of its ghosts. The day was the 19th anniversary of Iraq War 2.0, the one about... Continue Reading →

The March 2003 Invasion of Iraq: American Dauphin: Cognitive Dissonance in the White House Imperial Palace

By Luciana Bohne Global Research, March 19, 2022 Global Research 12 February 2004 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. This incisive article by Prof. Luciana Bohne was first published by Global Research on February 12, 2004 *** When the starving and exasperated people of Paris stormed the Bastille’s prison fortress on 14 July 1789, King Louis XVI wrote... Continue Reading →

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Outing the Iraq War White Washers

By Dr. Binoy Kampmark Global Research, March 03, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg and Twitter at @crglobalization. Today, the dangers of military escalation are beyond description. What is now happening in Ukraine has serious geopolitical implications. It could lead us into a World War III scenario. It is important that a peace process be... Continue Reading →

Stolen Syrian Oil Makes Its Way to US Bases in Iraq

Assisted by the SDF, the US is routinely stealing Syrian oil and transferring it to its bases in northern Iraq By The Cradle Global Research, January 28, 2022The Cradle 27 January 2022 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop... Continue Reading →

Packing Up: US to Leave Iraq and Syria?

By Steven Sahiounie Global Research, September 05, 2021 After the chaotic exit from Afghanistan, many experts predict the withdrawal of US troops will next be from Iraq and Syria. US President Joe Biden has said the US is no longer in the ‘nation-building’ business abroad.  George W. Bush sold the US Congress and the UK on forcing democracy down the throat of the... Continue Reading →

Macron Orchestrates Baghdad Summit Excluding Syria

By Steven Sahiounie Global Research, August 30, 2021 *** Iraq is back, and stands center stage in the Middle Eastern drama of blood and sand. In a regional summit, which is being called a turning point, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi co-hosts the Baghdad Conference on Cooperation and Partnership. Kadhimi’s co-host is French President Emmanuel Macron, who remained in... Continue Reading →

Iraq Needs an Independent Government, Not ‘Training’

By Eric Margolis Global Research, August 06, 2021EricMargolis.com 5 August 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Will US occupation troops really leave Iraq? That’s the question that Washington... Continue Reading →

Bomber Joe Biden Strikes Iraq and Syria: Retaliation Breeds More Incidents

Joe Biden is continuing down the path that began with George W. Bush, with military action used as a substitute for any real foreign policy. By Philip Giraldi Global Research, July 16, 2021Strategic Culture Foundation 15 July 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top... Continue Reading →

Red Alert in Iraq… Time for the U.S. to Decide

By Amro Allan Global Research, July 15, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** ‘President Joe Biden may be nearly done with America’s two-decade military involvement in Afghanistan,... Continue Reading →

Bomber Joe Biden Strikes Iraq and Syria: Retaliation Breeds More Incidents

By Philip Giraldi Joe Biden is continuing down the path that be gan with George W. Bush, with military action used as a substitute for any real foreign policy. July I5, 2021 "Information Clearing House" - - "SCF" -In less than six months in office President Joe Biden has already developed a national security policy that appears to... Continue Reading →

Iraq’s Streets Are Littered with the Memories of Our Dead

The daily repertoire of deadly misery leaves me suffocated, shouting aloud inside my head words I cannot write By Nabil Salih Global Research, July 14, 2021Middle East Eye 12 July 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). ... Continue Reading →

‘Don’t Arab and Iraqi Women Weep When Their Children Die?’Tony Benn

Vote on Iraq bombing - 1998 By Tony Benn Global Research, July 12, 2021Speakola 17 February 1998 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** I finish just by saying this:... Continue Reading →

Iraqi PM Expresses Anger Over Biden’s Airstrikes

Mustafa al-Kadhimi met with the head of NATO on Wednesday By Dave DeCamp Global Research, July 01, 2021Antiwar.com 30 June 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Iraqi Prime Minister... Continue Reading →

Iraq Says Bombings Ordered by Biden a ‘Blatant and Unacceptable Violation’ of Sovereignty

"We call for calm and to avoid escalation in all its forms," the Iraqi statement added. By Jessica Corbett Global Research, June 29, 2021Common Dreams 28 June 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow... Continue Reading →

A Massacre and a Cover-up: How Baghdad Protesters Gunned Down by Iraqi Forces Faced ‘Inevitable Death’

Dozens protesting in the Iraqi capital were shot dead on 4 October 2019. Official accounts blame an unknown sniper. But an MEE investigation has now uncovered the real story of what happened By Suadad al-Salhy Global Research, June 23, 2021Middle East Eye 22 June 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the... Continue Reading →

What Is Left for Palestine?

By Craig Murray Global Research, May 17, 2021Craig Murray All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Western media and politicians are now firmly coalesced around the Israeli government... Continue Reading →

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