Tag Archives: Shia militias

▶ Anand Gopal on Occupied Perspective • Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

When the US invades a country, we often only hear about it through the stories of our soldiers, but what do the people we invade and occupy think?  If we talk to Afghans, for example, how do they feel about the war we brought to their country?  Have we really improved their lives, or simply […]

▶ Two on Iraq from Democracy Now! Jeremy Scahill and Embedded Journalist Abdul-Alhad

The tragedy of the Sunnis in Iraq.  Need a social contract, not money and weapons. “The war that ISIS is raging on the Iraqi government is a coalition of many different tiny little wars,” Abdul-Ahad says. “Everyone has his own grievances against the central government of Iraq, yet ISIS has managed to include them all […]