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Thursday, February 27, 2020

30 Years Later Iraq is Still About the Oil (..and gas!)

Submitted by Steve Brown… US-State motives are always financial even when shrouded in ideological nonsense. The US military occupation of Iraq and its embassy there is not just for show. Problematic Key Leader Engagements happen for reasons. The end result being in US dollars* — or Emirati durham — or GBP sterling.  Unfortunately many people…

Iraq Says ISIS Did the Attack that Trump Killed Soleimani For.

Iraq Says ISIS Did the Attack that Trump Killed Soleimani For. Soleimani Was ISIS’s Main enemy. Did ISIS Fool Trump There? Scott Ritter on Why Soleimani Is a Hero to Almost All Iraqis Eric Zuesse On February 6th, the New York Times headlined “Was U.S. Wrong About Attack That Nearly Started a War With Iran?…

Exclusive – Families Told Soldiers Who Deployed to Middle East amid Iran Crisis Are...

Family members of troops who deployed to the Middle East amid tensions in Iran have been told by leadership their loved ones are redeploying home, according to sources. The troops in question are elements of the 82nd Airborne who deployed to the Middle East on January 1, 2020, as part of an immediate reaction force.…

U.S. Demands Iraq Either Join U.S. War Against Iran or Be Destroyed

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker U.S. officials have now made clear that if U.S. forces become removed from Iraq as Iraq’s Parliament unanimously demanded and Iraq’s Prime Minister affirmed on January 5th, then the U.S. will try to break Iraq up into separate Sunni and Shia nations, and will also definitely impose sanctions…

Exclusive: Rep. Mike Gallagher Says U.S. Must ‘Stand Firm’ In Face Of Iranian Retaliation...

January 27, 2020 5:51 PM ET Wisconsin Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher joined Daily Caller video columnist Maranda Finney for a wide-ranging interview. In particular, Gallagher, a former Marine Corps intelligence officer, expressed grave concerns to Finney over the triple rocket attack on the United States embassy in Baghdad, Iraq that took place over the weekend.…

U.S. ‘News’-Media Hide Truths So U.S. Public Supports Invasions

Eric Zuesse Iraqis are furious that the U.S. continues its military occupation — a continuation of the 2003 U.S. invasion — of their country, after the U.S. was finally ordered out by Iraq’s Government on January 5th. U.S.-and-allied ‘news’-media constantly lie about this and about anything else which reveals the ugly imperialist reality of U.S.…

Iraqi Prime Minister Orders Investigation Into Rocket Attack on Green Zone

Three missiles reportedly launched from southeastern Baghdad Iraq’s Joint Operations Command said on Tuesday that the three missiles, which landed near the US embassy in the so-called green zone overnight, had been launched from the southeastern Baghdad district of Al-Zafraniya.“The Baghdad Operations Command found rocket launching sites in the Al-Zafraniya district,” the military said.Iraqi Prime…

Iraqis Split on Parliament’s Call to Expel Foreign Troops

Baghdad locals believe their government is acting under Iran’s influence Following the US killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on Iraqi soil earlier this month, Iraqi lawmakers have called on the government to expel all foreign forces deployed in the country. While some Iraqis support the call, others see the continued presence of the…

Iraq may defy Washington to buy the Russian S-400 missile defense system

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, Research Fellow at the Center for Syncretic Studies… With tensions mounting between Iran and the United States after the latter assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq, Baghdad has now been pushing to free itself from American domination by calling for foreign troops to leave the country and announcing…

Bolton’s swamp played key role in Soleimani killing (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the NBC News report that US President had authorized Iran’s Soleimani killing 7 months ago in June, with conditions, and as a part of a “list” of “menu” options presented the the US president, courtesy of John Bolton. Support Free Speech: Subscribe to The Duran on…
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