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Study: U.S. Wars Have Left Over 1 Million Dead in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan

A new report has found that the Iraq War has killed about one million people. The Nobel Prize-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and other groups examined the toll from the so-called war on terror in three countries — Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. 121 more words

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Blog Audit

Over the past few weeks, I have discussed, researched, and followed stories in relation to children in conflict countries. Overall, I would conclude that my posts have gone from open-ended questioning, to finding answers and plans for solving the themes I have studied. 791 more words

NOT AGAIN: American Weapons ‘Fall into the Wrong Hands’, This Time In Yemen

MARCH 23, 2015 BY 21WIRE

21st Century Wire says…

We just learned this week that al Qaeda in Yemen has somehow gained possession of a small US military arsenal. 3,634 more words

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'Best weapon' against ISIL is 'political solution,' Foreign Affairs says

Canadian diplomats have quietly warned members of Parliament that the “best weapon” for fighting the Islamic State is diplomacy and finding a “political solution” — a message that appears to run counter to the Conservative government’s emphasis on military action. 957 more words

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"Difficult targets:" U.S.-led warplanes launch 17 airstrikes on ISIS targets around Tikrit

(CNN) — U.S.-led warplanes continued to hammer ISIS positions around the pivotal Iraqi battleground city of Tikrit, stepping in at the Iraqi Prime Minister’s request to get at what a spokesman called “difficult targets.” 636 more words

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The Revolution Betrayed

James Snell – Global Affairs

There is a threat of genocide which hangs over Iraq. And not just the spectre of the horrors which were inflicted on the Kurds and Marsh Arabs by the state in the time of Saddam. 2,491 more words

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Iran: Our New Middle East Partner?

Hey, maybe we should just let Iran have the entire Middle East?  Why let perfect be the enemy of the really shity?  After all, it could be worse than really shity, it could remain apocalyptically shity and unstable in perpetual civil war, with beheadings, burning people alive, rape, genocide, and women forced into sexual slavery. 32 more words

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