iran: the case against war

The idea that Iran could dominate, let alone subjugate, the states on the Arab side of the Persian Gulf is risible. Yet the Trump administration, with Saudi Arabia’s encouragement, insists that Iran controls four regional capitals—Damascus, Sana’a, Baghdad, and Beirut—and has designs..

ishm: may 30 - june 6, 2019 - iraq

KDP and PUK Exchange Recriminations Ammar al-Hakim Threats to Oppose Government Iraq Continues Mediating Between Iran and Gulf States On June, Iraqi President Barham Salih met with German, French and UK ambassadors Baghdad. ..


By the community, TEHRAN - US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Israel's of Syrian Golan Heights has been met with condemnation, with the UN and even Washington's Persian Gulf and European allies slamming the move... TEHRAN - Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi, in..

memories of iraq sanctions are still raw

On January 16, 1991, with Iraqi troops still ensconced Kuwait, Operation Desert Storm, led by American General Norman Schwarzkopf and joined by thirty-two UN countries, commenced with the aircraft being launched from Persian Gulf, headed for Baghdad. ..

crimes of the bush dynasty

He is best known as the “butcher of Baghdad,” responsible for the deaths of some 200,000 Iraqis during the first Gulf War in 1991 — which was dominated by the most intensive aerial bombardment in the history of war. ..


'We vigorously condemn the terrorist bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad,' the newspaper said. . ... Gulf Times . Qatar . The devastating truck-bomb attack on the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad yesterday afternoon, which killed top U.N. representative Sergio Vieira de Mello..

iran and europe heading for a clash of civilizations

At the time, Mohammed Sadeq al-Hosseini, adviser to former Iranian President Mohammed Khatami, stated, “We in the axis of resistance are the new sultans of the Mediterranean and the Gulf. We in Tehran, Damascus, [Hezbollah’s] southern suburb of Beirut, Baghdad and Sanaa will shape the..

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In response, the United States defended Kuwait in the Persian Gulf War, and on March 19, 2003, the United States attacked Iraq. It was during the fighting that Saddam fled Baghdad. On December 13, 2003, U. ..


Specter readily conceded the difficulties of capturing the Iraqi dictator who eluded efforts by U.S. forces to track him and destroy his command bunker during the Gulf War. . ``We could hardly go to Baghdad and try to take him into custody,'' said Specter, a former chairman of the Senate..

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