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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.

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

Russian Ambassador Assassination Part of Retaliatory Attacks Following Retake of Aleppo

December 19, 2016

As the Syrian government takes control of more territory, fighters pushed out of the country may take out their rage on Russia and regional governments like Turkey and Jordan, says Vijay Prashad

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

Clinton Emails Admit Counterrevolutionary Role of Saudi Arabia in Middle East

October 16, 2016

Saudi Arabia has been accused by the Congressional 9/11 investigation of facilitating the 9/11 attacks and by Clinton emails of funding ISIL, so why does the monarchy get so much leeway from the US? Souciant.com’s associate editor Zenab Ahmed takes up this question.

Turkey

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

Africa

August 14, 2016
Vijay Prashad: It’s more likely that ISIS fighters have fled the city of Sirte

Frozen Sovereign Funds Behind the Libyan ‘Invitation’ to Bomb Sirte

August 4, 2016

Vijay Prashad said the Libyan Government of National Accord has been under pressure to invite the US bombing campaign because western governments won’t grant access to $67 billion in sovereign funds until the Islamic State is defeated