Category: ANNOTATED NEWS

Tikrit and Najaf: Agony and Ecstasy in Iraq

PEPE ESCOBAR—Najaf welcomed refugees of the fight against Daesh by the tens of thousands; Sunnis from Anbar province, Christians, Shi’ite Turkmen from Tal Afar; “Now many are back to their communities”. The PMUs are incredibly popular – their white flags fluttering everywhere alongside black ImamREAD ON

Whose Bright Idea Was RussiaGate?

    PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS—Russia bashing is much larger than merely Russiagate. The danger lies in Washington convincing Russia that Washington is planning a surprise attack on Russia. With US and NATO bases on Russia’s borders, efforts to arm Ukraine and to include Ukraine andREAD ON