Tag Archives: Iran

Is ISIS Really on the Run? | PATRICK COCKBURN


(Counterpunch, May 04, 2015) Why the US portrayal is Very Far from the Truth A graphic illustration of Western wishful thinking about the decline of Islamic State (IS) is a well-publicised map issued by the Pentagon to prove that the … Continue reading

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The Senselessness of Joining in a Sunni vs. Shiite War | GARY LEUPP


(Counterpunch, March 30, 2015)   The Strange War in Yemen   What sense does this make? The U.S. is abetting Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Jordan. Morocco and Sudan—all ruled by Sunni Muslims who despise … Continue reading

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