16 Jun

News and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Iraq crisis: Kerry says US open to talks with Iran – live updates Live Follow live updates after gains by Islamist insurgents in Iraq have forced the US to consider cooperating with Iran. 876 comments Live Iraq crisis: US could team-up with Iran – live updates Arrest that exposed wealth and power of Isis Tony […]

14 Jun

The Iraq Mess: Place Blame Where It Is Deserved

* Posted by John Cassidy Photograph by Ahmed Saad/Reuters. With Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, firmly under the control of a jihadi group so extreme that it was denounced by Al Qaeda; with government forces battling for Tikrit, the birthplace of Saddam Hussein; and with the religious leader of Iraq’s Shiites issuing a call to arms […]

01 Feb

Afghanistan & Iraq Occupation Casualties & News

  Other Occupation News US troops pulling out of Afghanistan The BBC’s David Loyn spends time with American troops as they prepare to pull out of Afghanistan taking their military equipment with them. President Hamid Karzai on his legacy in Afghanistan 31 January 2014.The President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai has been talking to the BBC […]

26 Mar

The War We Couldn’t See

Christian Caryl Chris Hondros/Getty ImagesUS troops in Baghdad, Iraq, May 16, 2008 The McGlynn: We were warned about the Frat Boy. This is the Democratic National convention Keynote Address that Ann Richards gave in 1988 The O’Leary: She was brilliant and I miss her so. Where are the patriots who speak as she did? In […]

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