There are 5.2 million Iraqis in need of assistance amid rising instability across the country, according to Unicef and OCHA. They are also warning that the coming war on Mosul will result in increasing numbers of IDPs seeking refuge in the Kurdistan region, on top of previous waves, including the arrival of 225,000 refugees from Syria.

America, rather unwisely, destroyed Saddam Husseinís secular state machinery and replaced it with a predominantly Shiite administration.

France Armed Terrorists that Struck Paris

by Tony Cartalucci on 07-01-2015

Masked gunmen with automatic weapons opened fire in the offices of a French satirical newspaper on Wednesday in Paris, the police said, killing 12 people and then escaping in a car.

January 8, 2015 (Tony Cartalucci - LD) Heavily armed, well-trained gunmen executed what appears to be a well-planned attack in Paris, France, killing 12, including 2 police officers. Where did these terrorists get their weapons, training, political backing, funds, and inspiration? A short timeline featuring news stories from 2011 to 2014 helps explain how France's recent national tragedy was a direct result of its own insidious, callus, terroristic foreign policy that has visited this very same carnage seen in Paris, upon the people of Libya and Syria, a thousand fold.

Itís Not the Koran, Itís Us

by Leonard C. Goodman on 01-01-2015

The corporate media chorus willfully ignores that U.S. actions, not Islam, fuel jihadism.

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