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Human Rights in Iraq

This week I have been in Istanbul attending the inaugural conference of the International Human Rights Coalition for Iraq (IHRCI), which aims to not only publicise human rights abuses on all sides in Iraq but even more importantly to document them assiduously so that prosecutions can be brought against the perpetrators. 153 more words

Jalal dedicated his life for freedom of his compatriots in Iran

Mr. Jalal Abedini is the 25th PMOI member that loses his life due to the medical blockade. Numerous requests for his transfer had been sent in the list of patients to various countries, including Finland and Britain, as well as the lists of patients sent to Ms. 512 more words

Iran

A note on Izzat al-Douri

Izzat al-Douri, Saddam Hussein’s former right-hand man was killed by Iraqi security forces on April 17th,2015 in Tikrit after security forces mostly secured the city. He was a member of the Islamic State. 101 more words

Geen Categorie

Hypervigilant

From behind my shades my eyes
Scan the crowd. I hear them talking
But don’t understand it. The market
Is packed and this is a ripe target, 119 more words

Veteran

Unearned Hate

One day, after the war I was
Walking from my grad school class
Contemplating why I’m the only
30 year old in that class and why… 143 more words

Veteran

SATURDAY READING: Worshiping The Prince Of Peace, or Preemptive War?, by Jimmy Carter

From Our Endangered Values

For months after the terrible terrorist attack in 2001, the American people were inundated almost daily with claims from top government officials that we faced a devastating threat from Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction or from large and well-organized cadres of terrorists hiding in our country.   3,857 more words

Saturday Reading

DoD Identifiess Air Force Casualty in Operation Inherent Resolve - Death Under Investigation

Release No: NR-125-15
April 14, 2015

DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. 133 more words

Defense & Military Briefs