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Opinion: Global Times investigates: US war-mongering under guise of ‘democracy’ inflicts untold damage on the world

By GT staff reporters How many evils have been committed in the name of democracy? Exporting wars, launching "color revolutions," fomenting extremist ideologies, and promoting economic instability...the US has left countless trails of…
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Modern U.S. warmongering is scaring Henry Kissinger

By Caitlin A. Johnstone In a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, immortal Hague fugitive Henry Kissinger says the U.S. is acting in a crazy and irrational way that has brought it to the edge of war with Russia and China: Mr.…
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Opinion: America’s 9/11 Wars Created the Foot Soldiers of Far-Right Violence at Home

By Peter Maass. Twitter: @maassp NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST was one of the most aggressive generals of his generation, and after his military service ended in a bitter fashion, he went home to Tennessee and found a new way to fight.…
Why the US still has not defeated ISIS in Iraq and Syria, according to a new report
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Why the US still has not defeated ISIS in Iraq and Syria, according to a new report

By : Jeff Schogol , TASK & PURPOSE It’s been more than three years since the Islamic State appeared to be defeated after the terror group lost all the territory it had once controlled, and yet ISIS continues to wage an insurgency…
Hope for stability as Iraqi parliament elects president
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Opinion: Hope for stability as Iraqi parliament elects president

Iraq’s parliament has elected as president the Kurdish politician Abdul Latif Rashid, who immediately named Mohammed Shia al-Sudani prime minister-designate, ending a year of deadlock after a national election in October 2021. The presidency,…
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Opinion: Biden’s UN Speech Shows the Limits of his Foreign Policy

By Charles Tian On September 21, US President Joe Biden delivered his widely-watched speech before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly. He devoted the bulk of it to condemning Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, but he also included…
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Opinion: 1 year after elections, Iraq enters new phase of political conflict

By Khalil Dawood The Iraqi political scene entered a new phase of conflict between the rival Shiite blocs after the controversial parliament session held on September 28, leaving the country in a prolonged impasse a year after the parliamentary…
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Opinion: Iraq War: 20 Years Ago Today, George Bush Warned UN of Impending Conflict

By Robert Tollast Twenty years ago this month, US president George W Bush offered the first hints of an impending attack on Saddam Hussein's Iraq during an address to the United Nations General Assembly. Mr Bush's…
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Opinion: Analysis: A plan for Iraq

Salah Nasrawi  As the political crisis rages on and it is unclear what stakeholders will do next, Iraqis should work out what to do in order to prevent their country falling apart. As a last-ditch bid to find a way out of the ongoing…
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opinion: Steve Rutledge: When it comes to war crimes, we’re all living in glass houses

by: Steve Rutledge The moral sins of the past never excuse those of the present, but they do sometimes haunt us. Vladimir Putin’s ongoing and ruthless invasion of Ukraine can provide us with some moral clarity, but not necessarily…