Posts Tagged: war
With a shaky UN-brokered ceasefire in place, Syrians still grapple with the persistent insecurity facing their country's war-weary borders and the growing refugee problem.
Iraqi Shia and Sunnis have lived in harmony for centuries, the U.S. changed that.
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.
The Irish saved civilization. Now it's time for them to help out the Middle East.
Evidence exists that the roots of the Iraqi civil conflict is political rather than sectarian, and that the best solution is finding a way to bring the troops home.
As long as the social and economic conditions remain along with 138,000 U.S. troops, there will be a movement in Iraq and throughout the Arab world that will oppose the U.S., and the spectrum of that opposition will be one that includes those who commit acts of terrorism.
How to bring the troops home and internationalize the peace.
Iraq: No End In Sight
Morales faces the daunting challenge of governing a troubled and bitter nation, where expectations are high and short-term change is difficult to achieve.
Huge no-bid contracts given out by the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Katrina guarantee that many of the same companies looting taxpayers in Iraq will clean up from the Gulf Coast disaster too.