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Trump’s Massive Bomb and Syrian Strike Both Deadly Propaganda Events

April 13, 2017

Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay ask if the US “mother of all bombs” dropped on Afghanistan and the missile attack on a Syrian airbase, are PR events to show Trump and the US military will “fight without restraint” and “take on Russia”

Iraq

March 31, 2017
Sabah Alnasseri of York University argues that the increasing civilian death toll in Mosul shows the U.S. and Iraqi governments are repeating the same approach that helped launch ISIS in the first place.

Sixth Year of War in Syria Marked by Tremendous Civilian Casualties

March 27, 2017

In the last week alone there were several attacks against Daesh in Iraq and Northern Syria led by the United States in which civilian casualties were considerable, says Vijay Prashad

‘Liberating’ Iraqi Cities Often Reduces Them to Ghost Towns

March 9, 2017

Many ISIS fighters retreated from Mosul prior to the current military campaign, and therefore the existence of organization is not threatened by the ongoing campaign, says Sabah Alnasseri

Financing ISIS

December 19, 2016
The story of refugee trafficking begins with the disruptions to drug smuggling caused by the Patriot Act, says journalist Loretta Napoleoni

The Wilkerson Report

October 18, 2016
ISIS is on the run and might head towards Egypt or Israel after getting kicked out of Iraq and Syria, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

The Israel Factor in the Syrian Ceasefire

September 12, 2016

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says there is a temporary convergence of various powers to have a ceasefire, but the Israeli leadership thinks that an endless war serves its interests

Turkey

August 24, 2016
ISIS is likely to retaliate with terrorist attacks in Turkey, says Trent University professor Baris Karaagac