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Was the Iraq War started by the Bush family’s personal vendetta against Saddam?

By | 2017-08-22T11:29:22+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“Was Washington’s decision really dictated by the presence of weapons of mass destruction in Saddam Hussein’s arsenal? Or, perhaps, is there a hidden truth justifying that choice?”

(By Nino Orto) Fourteen years ago, the United States’ military campaign ousted Saddam Hussein as president of Iraq however, Iraq is still a deeply divided country on the […]

Why we should not celebrate Mosul’s “liberation”.

By | 2017-07-24T17:46:46+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are no signs that attitudes within Baghdad towards the Sunnis are changing“.

(By Nino Orto) With Iraq’s second largest city free from Islamic State, there are many concerns which will be raised about the city’s future. With Mosul under the full control of the Iraqi government, Baghdad’s first step should be rebuild […]

When friends become enemies: Will Qatar become Saddam Hussein’s Iraq?

By | 2017-07-24T17:46:00+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: latest, news|Tags: , , , , , |

What is happening today with Qatar is a parabola already seen. Al-Thani is not Saddam Hussein and Qatar is not Iraq. But the modus operandi of Saudi Arabia remain the same.”

(By Nino Orto) Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have suspended recently all diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar. Qatariots denounce […]