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Iraq War 3.0?  What could possibly Go Wrong?

Iraq War 3.0? What could possibly Go Wrong?

By Peter Van Buren (Tomdispatch.com) Karl von Clausewitz, the famed Prussian military thinker, is best known for his aphorism “War is the continuation of state policy by other means.” But what happens…
Reza Aslan, religion Ph.D. vs. Sam Harris

Reza Aslan, religion Ph.D. vs. Sam Harris

The Young Turks: Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks and Professor Reza Aslan discuss Sam Harris. Cenk asks Reza how he feels about Harris' comments about him and islam. Reza explains…
Is this Iranian the most powerful man in Iraq?

Is this Iranian the most powerful man in Iraq?

BBC "Gabriel Gatehouse reports for BBC Newsnight on the secretive Iranian General described as the most powerful man in Iraq." BBC Newsnight: "Is this Iranian the most powerful man in Iraq? -…
New Iraqi Government:  Less than Meets the Eye?

New Iraqi Government: Less than Meets the Eye?

By Juan Cole The Iraqi parliament finally voted in the government of new Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi on Monday, in what US Secretary of State John Kerry called a "turning point." There…