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Five things that won't work in Iraq | Middle East Eye

Many of my friends have asked why I am so concerned with what is happening in Iraq and Syria…….after all it is no more than a chunk of sand. 178 more words

International Situations

The Common Fisheries Policy: the destruction of the British fishing industry

This island nation has a proud fishing heritage going back many generations. By 1970 the fishing industries in England and Scotland were among the finest in the whole world. 568 more words


US blocks attempts by Arab allies to fly heavy weapons directly to Kurds to fight Islamic State

The Telegraph, by Con Coughlin, July 1, 2015:

The United States has blocked attempts by its Middle East allies to fly heavy weapons directly to the Kurds fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, The Telegraph has learnt. 396 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Endless Wars in Middle East More About Money Than Threats, by John J. Duncan, Jr.

A conservative Republican representative from Tennessee, John J. Duncan, Jr., gave a speech on the house floor on June 24, 2015, which calls into question the whole nation-building, foreign intervention enterprise that has been a bedrock of the Republican party. 531 more words

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