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Fifteen Years Ago, America Destroyed My Country

By Sinan Antoon/ New York Times/ March 19, 2018 When I was 12, Saddam Hussein, vice president of Iraq at the time, carried out a huge purge and officially usurped total power. I was living in Baghdad then, and I … Continue reading

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Is Iran the Next Iraq?

My letter-to-the-Editor published in today’s Monterey County Herald: Why the near-hysteria over the possibility that Iran might build its first nuclear weapon? Iran appears to be our newest “imminent threat,” now that we’ve disposed of Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden … Continue reading

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The Iraq Speech We Wish We’d Heard From Obama

What Barack Obama Should Have Said While Announcing the End of the Iraq War (Rude Version) by the Rude Pundit (Lee Papa)/ Dec. 15, 2011 President Obama gave a speech at Fort Bragg yesterday to declare the end of the 8.75 … Continue reading

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Can You Feel Another War Coming?

Prepping Americans For an Iran War As the American/Israeli war drums beat more loudly over Iran, the U.S. public is being told that this time the warnings about nuclear weapons are right, that no one should listen to Iranian denials, … Continue reading

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