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Western Media Silent as US Airstrikes Kill 200+ in Mosul

Baghdad (GPA) – While the members of the US led coalition against Islamic State (IS) met to discuss the success of the operation to retake Mosul, they left out one thing: the incredible number of civilian casualties caused by US bombs. According to Kurdish news outlet Rudaw, the US coalition bombed several houses where civilians […]

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Excluding Iraq From the Travel Ban Proves it was Never About “Terrorism”

Washington DC (GPA) Donald Trump is expected to reveal his new executive order on immigration today. The birthplace of ISIS– Iraq– is expected to be removed from the list. This makes true intentions behind the travel ban ever more clear: it was never about religion or terrorism, it’s only about power. All Countries on the List Have Muslim-Majority, But Not […]

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Ash Carter: More US Troops Won’t Help Syria, Iraq

Washington D.C., (TFC) — Two major events occurred within days of one another inside Washington’s newly terraformed halls. First, ex-Defense Secretary Ash Carter confessed that more US fighters in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere won’t improve anything. Second, a massive airstrike was reported in Syria allegedly killing over 100 “al-Qaeda militants”. Carter made two compelling arguments against […]

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CIA Docs: US Wanted Saddam to Attack Syria in 1983 to Secure Oil Pipeline

(GPA) Washington, D.C. – A newly released CIA document shows that high level officials were discussing the possibility of prodding Saddam Hussein to attack Syria in order to reopen a crucial Mediterranean oil pipeline. The newly released report that was originally commissioned by Ex-CIA official, Graham Fuller showed that the US attempted to encourage the […]

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Top 5 News Stories This Week

(GPA) Detroit – While the US media has spent all week panicking about alleged ‘Russian hacking,’ there have been multiple major stories that they’ve missed. As we come to another week’s end, here are some key news stories that broke this week.   Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Russian Hacking Yesterday the US senate […]

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Book Review: The Freedom – Shadows & Hallucinations in Occupied Iraq

If you want to get a feel for what life under US occupation in Iraq was like in 2003, The Freedom by Christian Parenti has you covered. The Freedom reads like a journal as Parenti documents his travels across the recently “liberated” war-torn country. “Ah, the freedom. Look, we have the gas-line freedom, the looting freedom, the killing […]