ISIS – summary of the war against Islamic State

At the end of November 2017, it went almost unnoticed that the so-called Islamic State, the terror organization that captivated global attention, lost the last cities it controlled in the Middle East. How did this group succeed, in a matter of months, to control at its peak a territory as Continue Reading

Fighting the Islamic State with Iraq’s Golden Division: The Road to Fallujah

How the US Created the Islamic State: Talking Heads

The Battle for Iraq: Shia Militias vs. the Islamic State

The Militias are kind of taking over. It’s not really the government leading militias, it’s the other way around This is literally the very front line in the global fight against the islamic state year one from the beginning of Iraq’s war with the islamic state vice news traveled to Continue Reading

Predatory Capitalism and War for Oil

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. And we pick up our series of interviews with Larry Wilkerson. Thanks again for joining us. LAWRENCE WILKERSON: Sure. JAY: So in ’93, Colin Powell retires and you go back to teaching. So pick up the story. Continue Reading

Is an era of nationalism beginning in Iraq?

>>Sreenivasan: IRAQ HELD A NATIONAL ELECTION TODAY, THE FIRST SINCE PRIME MINISTER HAIDER AL-ABADI DECLARED VICTORY OVER THE ISLAMIC STATE IN DECEMBER. RESULTS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT TWO DAYS, BUT IT WILL LIKELY BE MONTHS BEFORE A PRIME MINISTER IS CHOSEN AND A NEW GOVERNMENT IS FORMED. FOR SOME Continue Reading

How Political Power Uses Propaganda to Distract the Public: Noam Chomsky – Manufacturing Consent