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Why didn’t Kurdish Forces Fight Back the Iraqi Invasion​ of Kirkuk?

October 16, 2017

The Iraqi military quickly conquered the oil-rich area of Kirkuk in an effort to block Kurdish statehood. But why didn’t Kurdish forces put up more of a fight? TRNN speaks with Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for the Independent

Obama’s Syria Strike Driven By Oil Interests, Not Concern Over Gas Attacks

September 9, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed: US and its regional partners have long term interest in region’s oil and are using gas attacks as pretext for military action

Omar Dahi On Syria

June 19, 2013
Pt 1. Omar Dahi: Despite escalating humanitarian catastrophe, G8 summit failed to advance diplomatic settlement

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Pakistan Cracks Down on Internet Activism

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Pakistan on the brink

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Maurice Carney on the Democratic Republic of Congo

January 31, 2013
Maurice Carney: US policy is seeking “stability” by militarizing Africa