US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal

By Alan Macleod | MintPress News | 1/30/20 Less than a week after millions of Iraqis took to the streets demanding the U.S. military leave for good, the United States announced that is planning to build three new military bases in Iraq, according to military news service Breaking Defense. The three sites chosen – Erbin, Sulimania and Halabja – are allContinue reading “US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal”

U.S. Media Outlets Fail to Disclose U.S. Government Ties of ‘Iranian Journalist’ Echoing Trump Talking Points

By Eli clifton | Global Research | 01/13/20 | The Trump administration is adamant that Iranians welcome the assassination of Qassem Soleimani. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed Iraqis were “dancing in the street … thankful that General Soleimani is no more” and that Iranians will view the U.S. as “giving them freedom.”  The facts on the ground did littleContinue reading “U.S. Media Outlets Fail to Disclose U.S. Government Ties of ‘Iranian Journalist’ Echoing Trump Talking Points”

Implications of Failed US Assassination of Iranian Leader on Same Day as Soleimani

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/10/20 | After lawmakers were finally briefed about the White House ordered assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad on Jan. 2nd, many walked away from the meeting saying the evidence provided for the so-called “imminent threat” Soleimani posed against America (namely their embassy in Baghdad) was patheticContinue reading “Implications of Failed US Assassination of Iranian Leader on Same Day as Soleimani”

Warhawk Pompeo’s “Not Relevant” Answer Shows White House Reasoning for Soleimani Killing is Falling Apart Fast

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/06/20 | Defense industry servant and White House Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is becoming more and more the subject of scrutiny for the decision to assassinate Iran’s top General Qasem Soleimani last Thursday in Baghdad. The White House and Pentagon’s official reasoning for the drone attack was thatContinue reading “Warhawk Pompeo’s “Not Relevant” Answer Shows White House Reasoning for Soleimani Killing is Falling Apart Fast”

Tensions Mounting Between US and Iran: Possible 4,000 More US Troops to be Deployed to Middle East

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/01/20 | In October, protests against government corruption began in Iraq and have since swept across several provinces, even reaching Baghdad. Not in any way helping the situation, on Sunday the US carried out a series of air strikes against several bases in Iraq belonging to the Iranian-backed paramilitaryContinue reading “Tensions Mounting Between US and Iran: Possible 4,000 More US Troops to be Deployed to Middle East”

A Lesson in War Propaganda: The Frozen UN Syrian Aid Resolution

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/24/19 | The United Nations Security Council met Friday to vote on two opposing resolutions aimed at getting much needed aid to victims in war-torn Syria. Both resolutions failed to pass due to lack of sufficient votes. Why? Because Russia proposed one and the US backed the the other.Continue reading “A Lesson in War Propaganda: The Frozen UN Syrian Aid Resolution”

‘This Isn’t How You End the Endless War’: Trump Weighs Plan to Send 14,000 More US Troops to Middle East

By Jake Johnson | CD | 12/05/19 | The Pentagon is reportedly considering deploying as many as 14,000 additional U.S. troops to the Middle East in order to confront the alleged threat posed by Iran, a move critics said would further expose the hollowness of President Donald Trump’s vow to end America’s perpetual wars. “Trump ran on ending theseContinue reading “‘This Isn’t How You End the Endless War’: Trump Weighs Plan to Send 14,000 More US Troops to Middle East”