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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Iraq takes back Ramadi from Islamic State, 10 leaders killed

U.S.-led forces have killed 10 Islamic State leaders in air strikes, including individuals linked to the Paris attacks, a U.S. spokesman said, dealing a major blow to the Sunni militant group after Iraqi forces More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Jeb Bush describes Iraq War ‘pretty good deal’

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush continued his 2016 Presidential campaign, speaking at a forum on national security at St. Ambrose College blaming the Obama administration for its failure to achieve a “fragile but More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Iraq loses control of Ramadi to ISIS

Islamic State Muslims claim they have taken full control of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday in the biggest defeat for the Baghdad government since last summer. In a statement, the group said it had seized More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Blackwater Iraqi massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets life, Paul Slough, Evan Libery, Dustin Heard – 30 years

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year prison terms on Monday for the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad facility in 2007. The four guards More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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ISIS terrorist 15 coordinated attacks in Iraq against Kurdish targets

The Islamic State in Iraq has coordinated fifteen attacks on Kurdish forces at strategic targets, including the Mosul dam, various check points and the Sinjar mountain range   A senior official at the Ministry More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Iraqi Shiites to US: ‘Stay out’ as Sunni Muslims take control of resources

The Sunni militants in Iraq continue to find success as they have seized control of several cities and the countries’ resources. Despite this violence, the Shiite leadership is warning the United States against More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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United States should resist getting involved again in the Iraqi quagmire

Despite all of the hysteria surrounding the advances in northern Iraq of the brutal group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), no crisis exists for U.S. security, and the American people are wise in their skepticism More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Iraq crisis prompts WHO action: Polio, measles and diarrhea of utmost concern

With the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the World Health Organization (WHO)  is working with local and international partners in Iraq to meet the urgent health needs of populations affected by the ongoing crisis. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 7th, 2010
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It’s deja vu as the war drums are beating stronger for bombing Iran

Remember how for years before George Bush the second erroneously and illegally took us into war with Iraq. And the multitudes of reasons why we should be there over the years; WMDs, Saddam is horrible to his people, More...


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