Unravelling the Riddle of the Kurds’ Iraqi Pipedream

Wily clannish capo Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), has announced that “Yes” won Monday’s non-binding independence referendum. Now that index fingers in indelible indigo ink are out of the way, the real battle between the KRG and Baghdad begins. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Iraqi Supreme Court have denounced …

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A Cluster of Change: In the Arab World Events are Ripening, Potentially Changing the Region Radically

When speaking of the Middle East, Domestic and international MSM pay close attention to the American administration’s relation strategies with the countries of the region as well as on what pitfalls it encounters. Nevertheless there are enough problems even without the USA. Saudi Arabia is poised in front of monarchical change and is faced with …

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Deporting Palestinians?

The scheme keeps resurfacing – deporting families of Palestinian activists for justice to Syria or Gaza. In November 2014, months after Israeli Protective Edge aggression on Gaza, Knesset legislation was drafted to revoke the citizenship or residency of Palestinian freedom fighters falsely called “terrorists,” along with their family members, demolishing their homes straightaway, and deporting …

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Washington’s Iron Curtain on the Euphrates

For more than six years, Syrians have made great sacrifices to defend their country in the face of a terrorist war of unprecedented brutality…. The Syrian people have stood their ground, against all odds, because they knew that this was a war that sought to eliminate their country, and with it, their own existence. They …

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FILE PHOTO Members of Peshmerga forces © Azad Lashkari / Reuters

As Kirkuk Boils, Kurdistan About to Hurl Iraq into Turmoil Over ‘Independence’ Referendum

Kurdistan’s President Massoud Barzani’s rushed plan for the region will only wreak havoc. A fresh Kirkuk conflict which pits Kurdish forces against Iraqi militias may result in a new Kurdistan which could exclude the president from office just as quickly ‘Ethnic cleansing’ is the term a CIA officer coined when writing a report about the …

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Why United States Is the Fourth Reich

US President Trump’s declaration last week before the UN to “totally destroy” North Korea and his general ranting about American military might is on par with the Nazi Third Reich’s invocation of “Total War”. The ease with which Trump and his senior officials talk about “military options” towards North Korea, and any other defiant nation, …

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