How the Brutalized Become Brutal

by Chris Hedges on 27-08-2014

We do not stand over the decapitated and eviscerated bodies left behind on city and village streets by our missiles, drones and fighter jets. We do not listen to the wails and shrieks of parents embracing the shattered bodies of their children. We do not see the survivors of air attacks bury their mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters.

Shiite Violence Traps Baghdad’s Sunnis, Haunted by a Grim Past

by Alissa J. Rubin, Rob Nordland on 26-06-2014

The bodies arrive in twos and threes most every day in the Baghdad morgue now, a grim barometer of the city’s sectarian tensions. Most have gunshot wounds to the head, some have signs of torture, and most of them are Sunnis.

Iraqis are once again being made irrelevant in a war of spin as the Western media manipulates fact and narrative to support US action in Iraq, writes Ross Caputi.

Al-Qaeda wins loyalty of North Babylon Tribal Leaders

by Al Aalem Iraqi Newspaper on 19-09-2013

The loyalty of the Awakening Forces leaders in northern Babylon is shifting to Al-Qaeda while the Iraqi intelligence loses its sources of information in the districts of Latifiya and Yosfiya due to a “reconciliation agreement” between Al-Qaeda and the tribes

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