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OOPS: Pentagon Admits It “Lost” Over Half a Million Guns in Iraq and Afghanistan

by Nika Knight of Common Dreams

The U.S. government has shipped over 1.4 million guns to Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11, according a new analysis by the U.K.-based watchdog Action on Armed Violence (AOAV), but the Pentagon is only able to account for fewer than half of them. 562 more words

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22 August 2016
United Nations General Assembly Building
New York, New York 

The wreath was placed on 19 August 2016 in honor of those killed in 2003 bombing of the Canal Hotel Bombing in Baghdad, Iraq that targeted the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq.


Pentagon Spent Billions Sending Weapons to Iraq, Afghanistan — TIME

The Pentagon has spent billions of dollars since 2001 funneling roughly more than a million assault rifles, pistols, shotguns, and machine guns into Iraq and Afghanistan, helping to fuel lasting conflict there, according to a new report by a London-based nonprofit research and advocacy group Action on Armed Violence.

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How I Was Blacklisted at CNN, and How Easily America Goes to War Now

By Peter Van Buren | August 26, 2016

It was about two years ago to the day I was blacklisted at CNN.

I don’t want to remind them they were sadly wrong, but they were.

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Exclusive: Iraqi city freed from ISIS after 2 years

CNN’s Arwa Damon gives an exclusive look into the Iraqi city of Qayyara, which was liberated from ISIS after being under the merciless rule of the terror group for two years…

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Zawahiri says jihadists should prepare for guerrilla war in Iraq

Long War Journal, by Thomas Joscelyn,  August 26, 2016

As Sahab, al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, released the third episode of Ayman al Zawahiri’s “Brief Messages to a Victorious Ummah” series on Aug. 784 more words

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