Category Archives: Iraq

VOA Interview regarding “The Saudi Roots of Today’s Shi’ite-Sunni War”

Here’s a very brief interview regarding my article “The Saudi Roots of Today’s Shi’ite-Sunni War” at Voice of America. Please excuse the accent.

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The Saudi Roots of Today’s Shi’ite-Sunni War

My latest piece at The Huffington Post: The rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its fervent anti-Shi’ite worldview has once again sparked the debate about the “age-old” conflict between Shi’ites and Sunnis with countless “experts” … Continue reading

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AbuKhalil: The US and the Iraq question: Let the blame fall on one man, provided he is not an American

Al-Akhbar English: It is rather stunning to watch pundits in the US analyze the situation in Iraq. Imperial hubris prevails in all the discourse by Democrats and Republicans alike. The answer to the problems of Iraq has been simple: Nouri … Continue reading

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Neocons are Back!

Have you noticed that all those neo con leaders (Wolfowitz, McCain, Kristol, etc) who led us to war in Iraq in ’03–a war based on lies that ultimately laid the foundation for ISIS–are now back on TV screens offering their … Continue reading

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Tony Blair’s and ISIS’s Roots

ISIS has announced with pride the execution of 1700 Iraqis, presumably most or all Shi’ites. Reports indicate that those Sunni soldiers captured were released. Ayatollah Sistani, the highest ranking Shi’ite cleric in the world, has issued a call to arms … Continue reading

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