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This post gives you the reaction by al-Baghdadi and another excellent analysis on the matter by@ShamiWitness

Overnight,the Emir of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, issued a statement in response to the letter from Al Qaeda Central (AQC) chief Dr. Ayman az Zawahiri. It’s a rebuttal to Dr. Zawahiri’s decree that commanded … Continue reading

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ONCE UPON A TIME

Iraqi Kurdistan – from landmines to bright future Meer Ako Ali tells a very personal story of growing up in the 90s with landmines and a sense of self-insignificance in Iraqi Kurdistan, and how it all began to change when … Continue reading

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The Invasion of Iraq: A Balance Sheet

This commentary appeared on RAND.org and Global Security.org on March 22, 2013. Historically, wars were fought primarily for material gain: livestock, treasure, tribute, or territory. More recently, however, the profit motive for war has declined as life has become more precious and conquest and plunder … Continue reading

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THE PKK ANNOUNCEMENT: CAN TURKEY BUILD A KURDISH CORDON?

PolicyWatch 2057 March 25, 2013 By David Pollock and Soner Cagaptay http://washin.st/YDOd7h ****************************** Washington should work with Ankara, the Syrian opposition, and Baghdad to ensure that new PKK peace talks alleviate their mutual concerns about Syria’s future and the Kurdish … Continue reading

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Documentary Exposes US Role in Iraq Sectarian Conflict

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Coat of many colours: the evolution of iraq’s most dangerous cleric

niqash    His was one of the most feared names during Iraq’s most violent years. But more and more, Muqtada al-Sadr seems to be treading a path of political expediency. The question is why?   Just a few short years ago, … Continue reading

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Crime wave in mosul: are anti-govt protestors to blame?

niqash  Pictures shot by police of Mosul locals paying protection money. Mosul is suffering a new wave of murders and kidnappings. Now anti-government protestors, who want employment and justice, are being blamed. But is it them or al-Qaeda at work? … Continue reading

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Alqaeda Iraq, P…

Alqaeda Iraq, Press Release بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم يقول تعالى: {قَدْ مَكَرَ الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِهِمْ فَأَتَى اللَّهُ بُنْيَانَهُم مِّنَ الْقَوَاعِدِ فَخَرَّ عَلَيْهِمُ السَّقْفُ مِن فَوْقِهِمْ وَأَتَاهُمُ الْعَذَابُ مِنْ حَيْثُ لاَ يَشْعُرُونَ}[النحل:26]. الحمد لله ربّ العالمين، والصلاة والسلام على نبينا محمد، وعلى … Continue reading

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