All news tagged with #Iraq

César Chelala, USA 01/10/2018 0

We Are Failing a Generation of Iraqi Children

Hardly a week passes in Iraq without signs of violence leaving both children and adults with permanent physical and mental scars.
Middle East Monitor, UK 12/09/2017 0

ICC: ‘Reasonable Basis’ to Believe UK Committed War Crimes in Iraq

The ICC alleges UK armed forces committed war crimes in Iraq including: “wilful killing/murder torture and inhuman/cruel treatment, outrages upon personal dignity, and rape or other forms of sexual violence”.
Patrick Cockburn, UK 12/06/2017 0

The Smart Weapons Fallacy: Civilian Casualties From “Precision” Air Strikes in Iraq and Syria

The final elimination of Isis in Iraq and Syria is close, but welcome though the defeat of these monstrous movements may be, it has only been achieved at the cost of great destruction and loss of life.
Kathy Kelly, USA 11/28/2017 0

On the Quality of Mercy

Look around and realize why the young people's question should persist: "Who are the criminals?"
Scott Ritter, USA 11/22/2017 0

The Case Against America’s Brand of ‘Ethical War’

Our country would benefit greatly if every soldier and every citizen engaged in conversations about the morality of our wars.
Pepe Escobar, UK 11/15/2017 0

Tikrit and Najaf: Agony and Ecstasy in Iraq

Jamie Merrill, UK 10/30/2017 0

Britain Drops 3,400 Bombs In Syria And Iraq, Claims No Civilian Casualties

Despite their massive air campaign in Syria and Iraq, the British government maintains that there is “no evidence” they have killed a single civilian.
Charlie May, USA 10/19/2017 0

U.S. votes against U.N. resolution condemning death penalty for LGBT people; is this who we are?

We joined our allies Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in opposing the measure
Kathy Kelly, USA 10/13/2017 0

Violence Spreads the Famine, and the Famine Will Spread Violence

Earlier this year, the Sisters of St. Brigid invited me to speak at their Feile Bride celebration in Kildare, Ireland. The theme of the gathering was: "Allow the Voice of the Suffering to Speak."
Maha Hilal, USA 10/12/2017 0

Abu Ghraib Prison Was Closed in 2014, But Its Horrendous Legacy Lives On

With no end to the war on terror, the legacy of Abu Ghraib prison remains as important as ever, especially where a lack of accountability continues to permeate all operations in Iraq