Hold the Front Page: The Reporters are Missing

The death of Robert Parry earlier this year felt like a farewell to the age of the reporter. Parry was “a trailblazer for independent journalism”, wrote Seymour Hersh, with whom he shared much in common. Hersh revealed the My Lai massacre in Vietnam and the secret bombing of Cambodia, Parry exposed Iran-Contra, a drugs and …

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Trump Weighs in on the Single Worst Mistake in American History

In a wide ranging interview with The Hill onTuesday conducted in the Oval Office, President Trump was asked to give his take on the biggest mistake in American history. Considering just how open-ended a question that is, it's perhaps surprising that he merely went back less than a couple decades into the Bush presidency, though Trump's …

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The Death of CENTO’s Ghost: How the US Lost the Four Great Powers of Southwest Asia

CENTO – the Central Treaty Organization launched by President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his Secretary of State John Foster Dulles in 1958 is totally forgotten now. Even most regional experts on the Middle East and South Asia remember nothing about it. But it had a surprisingly long afterlife of 60 years, and its final, complete …

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A US Army soldier conducts a post-attack reconnaissance sweep during a big sandstorm, July 14, 2005, Balad Air Base, Al Jumhuriyah al Iraqiyah, Republic of Iraq. PHOTO: TheLivingMoon.com

The Weaponization of Depleted Uranium: A Deadly Dust Crime Against Humanity

One of the defining crimes of the United States’ proxy role as a global warmonger and plague on humanity is its indiscriminate use of depleted uranium (DU) in combat zones. In weaponry, DU’s advantage is its high density, and it’s 68.4% denser than lead. Because of its penetrating and explosive characteristics, it has been deployed in military …

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US Favorite Candidate for Iraq PM Has Fallen with the Burned Walls of the Iranian Consulate in Basra

The US favourite candidate for the prime ministership Haider Abadi lost his last chance to renew his mandate for a second term when riots caused arson around the southern city of Basra and burned down the walls of the Iranian consulate in the city. While the inhabitants demonstrated for their justified demands (fresh water, electricity, …

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Iraq on Fire: From Kirkuk to Basra

Reports from the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk indicate that Daesh terrorists have blown up a major oil pipeline which continues to smoulder as of 14.00 Baghdad time. The battle to restore government rule in Kirkuk after a lengthy Daesh occupation was among the most harrowing battles of Iraq’s long war against Daesh and later …

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Syria’s War is Almost Over – Iraq’s Next Civil Conflict Has Already Begun

Iraq’s second most populous city Basra is literally on fire as months of protests have boiled over into violent acts of rage. Demonstrators initially took to the streets to protest the lack of drinkable water in the city as well as overarching issues of mass unemployment. At least five protesters have been killed after Iraqi …

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The USA Oblivious to the Rise of a Resistance Movement in Response to Its Interference in Iraqi Elections

While domestic US politics are dominated by stories of foreign interference in US elections, the US government seems oblivious that its open efforts to control the politics of Iraq may be fostering a genuine resistance movement with dire consequences for the United States. A new wave of violent demonstrations is taking place in the southern …

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