Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran (Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East) – US Intervention

By Mark J. Gasiorowski , Amazon link Mark J. Gasiorowski (born October 9, 1954) is a political scientist at Tulane University in New Orleans in the field of Middle East politics, Third World politics, and U.S. foreign policy. He…
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US- And UK-Trained Afghan Soldiers Appear To Have Joined Taliban

Afghan soldiers trained by the US appear to have joined the Taliban 2.0 — giving the militants expertise along with the massive armory of US weapons of war they had already seized, according to a report. British officers have analyzed photographs…
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US Intervention in Iraq Bolsters Terrorism – Expert

US military intervention policies under the pretext of fighting terrorism following the 9/11 attacks have instead provoked terrorism and rooted it in Iraq, the Middle East as well as across the world, a political researcher has said. The chaos…
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Iraq’s Erbil Airport Targeted in Drone Attack: Kurdish Officials

Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq has been targeted in a drone attack, Kurdish security officials said, the latest in a series of similar incidents over the past year. The internal security service for Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish…
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Russia, Qatar call for restart of Israeli-Palestinian talks

Russia and Qatar insist on the restart of Israeli-Palestinian talks for a comprehensive settlement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference on Saturday after talks with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman…
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Iran Invites IAEA Chief for Talks before Showdown with West

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi will fly to Tehran this weekend for talks that may ease a standoff between Iran and the West just as it threatens to escalate and scupper negotiations on reviving the Iran nuclear deal. Three diplomats…
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US Drone Strike Targeted Afghan Aid Worker, Investigation Finds

The US targeted and killed an innocent aid worker for an American company in a drone strike in Afghanistan, the New York Times suggested in an investigation into the country’s final military action of the recently concluded 20-year war. The…
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Biden Defends Afghanistan Withdrawal on 9/11 Anniversary: ‘How Else Could You Get Out?’

President Biden on Saturday again defended the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, arguing that the vast majority of Americans wanted to get out -- and asking "How else could you get out?" Biden was speaking to reporters in Shanksville, Pa.,…