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How Stable is Saudi Arabia?

How Stable is Saudi Arabia?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) This article appeared at The Nation earlier this month. I'm reprinting an excerpt on the occasion of King Abdallah's death . . . the kingdom faces…
Mission Creep in Iraq, Part Deux

US Mission Creep in Iraq, Part Deux

By Peter Van Buren | (Tomdispatch.com) --- The current American war in Iraq is a struggle in search of a goal. It began in August as a humanitarian intervention, morphed into a…
Reality TV Iraq Style:  Confronting your Terrorist

Reality TV Iraq Style: Confronting your Terrorist

AJ+ | -- "It's reality TV like you've never seen it before: Iraqi terrorists being escorted around their crime scenes, meeting their victims and confessing on camera. Co-funded by the Iraqi justice…