Iraqis Demand US Troops Pull Out On Soleimani Killing Anniversary

By Al Jazeera. -

Thousands of Iraqi mourners have condemned the “American occupiers”, a year after a United States drone strike killed Iran’s revered general Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander, Abu [...]

Iraq: ‘British Company G4S Implicated In Assassination Of Soleimani’

By Hispan TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

An Iraqi politician accused the UK private security company G4S of being involved in the assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani. The commander of the Quds Force of the [...]

Iraq Insists On Blackwater Case Transfer To International Courts

By Sputnik News. -

Baghdad - Iraqi legislators intend to transfer to international courts and the UN the case of four former Blackwater contractors convicted of killing innocent Iraqi civilians and recently [...]

Empire Update: Afghanistan/Somalia Withdrawal Scam; Trump Weighs WWIII

By Abby Martin, The Empire Files. -

The Empire Update for Nov. 23 covering the Grand Finale of Trump's promise to end the Afghanistan War; what's really behind the Somalia troop withdrawal; US-backed monarchy sparks new potential [...]

UK Moving Bill To Decriminalize War Crimes

By Dan Sabbagh and Heather Stewart, The Guardian. -

Labour has sacked three junior shadow ministers who joined with Jeremy Corbyn and 14 other Socialist Campaign group MPs in breaking the party’s whip by voting against the second reading of a [...]

‘Reducing Troops Not The Same As Ending Wars’

By Brett Wilkins, Commondreams. -

The U.S. military's announcement Wednesday that thousands of troops will soon withdraw from Iraq was met with skepticism by peace activists, who were quick to note that a reduction in troop [...]

Why Our Analyses On Powell And Iraq Matter Today

By Consortium News. -

We are still living with the consequences of the Iraq War brought on, in part, by the testimony of Colin Powell before the UN. Iraq is still an unstable country. Extremist groups such as the [...]

Why Iraqis Hate The US Troops Who Occupy Their Country

By Eric Zuesse, Strategic Culture. -

We invaded their land. We did it on the basis of Bush’s lies that Bush had conclusive evidence that Saddam was six months from a nuclear weapon and had been behind the 9/11 attacks. He blatantly [...]

US Plots To Replace Military Forces In Iraq With CIA-Trained Agents

By Drago Bosnic, -

Baghdad – A prominent Iraqi security expert warned that the US is attempting to replace its military personnel in Iraq with forces trained by the CIA to protect its interests in the [...]

Top U.S. General Resists Trump Administration’s Efforts To Provoke War With Iran

By James North, Mondoweiss. -

A brave U.S. army lieutenant general may be risking his career to resist Trump administration efforts to provoke war with Iran. Robert P. White, who commands American forces in Iraq, last week [...]

12 Ways The US Invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, -

While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping up the [...]

Iraq’s Resistance Reveals How U.S. Troops Will Be Removed From Its Country

By Staff, -

Yesterday the U.S. attacked five sites in Iraq and killed 3 Iraqi soldiers of the 19th Division, two policeman and a civilian. The strikes came after some 10+ rockets, fired by unknown people, [...]

U.S. Uneasy As Iraq Gets New Prime Minister

By M.K. Bhadrakumar, Indian Punchline and Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

In happier times, Washington and Tehran might well have zeroed in on Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi as their consensus candidate for the post of Iraq’s prime minister. Why not? He was opposed to Saddam [...]

Did Washington Use A False Pretext For Its Recent Escalation In Iraq?

By Staff, -

In a key piece of actual extensive, on-the-ground reporting, the New York Times’s Alissa Rubin has raised serious questions about the official US account of who it was that attacked the K-1 base [...]

US Announces Three New Bases In Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal

By Alan Macleod, -

The three sites chosen for the news bases, Erbin, Sulimania and Halabja are all extremely close to Iran, with Halabja just eight miles from its border. Less than a week after millions of [...]