Invisible War: The United States and the Iraq Sanctions

Invisible War: The United States and the Iraq Sanctions

By Joy Gordon, Amazon link Joy Gordon, the Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J. Professor of Social Ethics, joined the Loyola University Chicago Philosophy Department in January 2015. She received her PhD in philosophy from Yale University, and…
Jordan's Abdullah receives first call from Syria's Assad since start of conflict
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Jordan’s Abdullah Receives First Call from Syria’s Assad since Start of Conflict

Jordan's King Abdullah received a phone call from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the royal palace said on Sunday in what officials said was the first such communication since the start of the conflict in Syria a decade ago. The conversation…
Saudi Arabia confirms recent talks with Iran
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Saudi Arabia Confirms Recent Talks with Iran

Saudi Arabia held discussions with regional rival Tehran last month as talks to ease tensions continue under Iran’s conservative President Ebrahim Raisi. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Sunday “the fourth…
The Iraqi Electoral Commission
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UN To Deploy Election Observers to Iraq

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced on Saturday that it will deploy international observers to monitor voting in Southern Iraq for stable and fair elections to be held on 10 October. The Special Representative of…
Afghanistan on verge of socioeconomic collapse, European Union's top diplomat saysAfghanistan on verge of socioeconomic collapse
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Afghanistan on Verge of Socioeconomic Collapse, European Union’s Top Diplomat Says

Afghanistan is facing a breakdown of its economic and social systems that risks turning into a humanitarian catastrophe, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Sunday. Avoiding the worst-case scenario would require the Taliban to…
Afghanistan's ambassador on whether Afghans will trust a U.S. president again: 'Not soon'Afghanistan's ambassador on whether Afghans will trust a U.S. president again: 'Not soon'
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Afghanistan’s Ambassador on Whether Afghans Will Trust a U.S. President Again: ‘Not Soon’

Afghanistan’s ambassador to the U.S. said she does not believe Afghans will trust another American president anytime soon, more than one month after the U.S. evacuated troops from Afghanistan and the country fell to the Taliban. Adela Raz,…