Iraq

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
France launched its first airstrikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Friday, making it the latest country to join in direct military attacks in the ever-expanding U.S.-led war on Iraq. "This morning, at 9:40 am, our Rafale aircraft carried out a first attack against a logistics center of the terrorist organization Daesh [ISIS] in...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Despite loud warnings from many quarters—including foreign policy experts, the...
Jim Lobe, IPS News
WASHINGTON - U.S. combat troops may be deployed against the Islamic State of...

Further

Amidst the saber-rattling on Iraq, a fine, furious, gut-wrenching rant from a former Naval intelligence officer who was there from the start on the mindless claim by a draft-dodging Mitt Romney and all the other "simpering capering madmen" and "cowardly connected wealthy weasels" that "tragically, all we've fought for...is on the cusp of vanishing." Tell us, rages Jim Wright, what "we" fought for, and what it would cost to, insanely, do it again.

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