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George Bush didn't just lie through his teeth when he said that the Iraqis had passed ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 328 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 07:03 AM PDT with 468 Recommends
On Monday the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that the isolated Kurdish enclave of Kobani was "about to fall" to a massive, sustained assault from ISIS. Also on Monday, Rooz Bahjat, a ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 441 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2014 at 10:21 PM PDT with 292 Recommends
by Erevann
Comment Count 427 comments on Thu Aug 17, 2006 at 09:12 PM PDT with 258 Recommends
The weirdest thing about the Iraq War is how it always turns out that, underneath the surface, we are at war with ourselves, or one of our closest allies. For example, we could, if we wanted, refer ...
by bink
Comment Count 228 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2007 at 07:56 AM PDT with 256 Recommends
None other than Bob "Novakula" Novak has a stunner of a column out for Monday's papers, detailing a ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 319 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2007 at 09:13 PM PDT with 245 Recommends
Joseph Ralston : the former Nato Supreme Commander and Vice-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was supposed to prevent a Turkish invasion of Iraq. As I noted in my preceding ...
by kidneystones
Comment Count 147 comments on Sun Oct 14, 2007 at 03:33 AM PDT with 233 Recommends
Christopher Hitchens has been the gold standard for leftwingers who had adopted the Neocon stance on Iraq. A longtime virulent critic not only of Saddam, but of anyone who opposed the invasion, one ...
by Geekesque
Comment Count 275 comments on Tue Jan 02, 2007 at 03:05 PM PST with 218 Recommends
Don Rumsfeld was charged with war-crimes today. Bushco's connection to Mid-East terrorism and pork may be the next story to blow.
by kidneystones
Comment Count 81 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2007 at 04:23 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
This will be brief and to the point. It is news to no one that the Iraqi Army is a complete joke. They are nothing more than dressed up militias with no real loyalty to the Iraqi Government. It has ...
by Han Solo
Comment Count 186 comments on Sat Jan 20, 2007 at 12:57 AM PST with 171 Recommends
by L C Johnson
Comment Count 141 comments on Thu Oct 12, 2006 at 11:14 AM PDT with 155 Recommends
As if we needed any more evidence how the war in Iraq is fucking up the entire region Turkey's army chief said ...
by Roatti
Comment Count 323 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2007 at 07:11 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
My transcript from AlJazzeera English video (below). Turkey had threatened this for months but it still caught everyone by surprise . . . Turkey claimed 10,000 soldiers ...
by LithiumCola
Comment Count 119 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2008 at 09:37 AM PST with 126 Recommends
A decade ago, many Americans chose to be fooled by the Lying Squad of Bush, Cheney, and Powell, into rallying 'round for Operation Iraq Liberation. Mission Accomplished! The facts were there, the ...
by ActivistGuy
Comment Count 368 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 11:53 PM PDT with 123 Recommends
This is a breaking news item, so it won't be much of a diary. Al Arabiya is reporting that Daesh(ISIS) "Caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been critically wounded in an airstrike in Iraq that was ...
by Lawrence
Comment Count 163 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 01:58 PM PST with 120 Recommends
After their dramatic drive through much of north-western Iraq in June, the military situation between ISIS and the Iraqi government has mostly stalemated. ISIS has repeatedly tried and ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 110 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 09:34 PM PDT with 118 Recommends
Elements of the PKK based in the Kurdish northern part of Iraq recently conducted a cross-border raid into Turkey and took, they claim, eight Turkish soldiers hostage. What follows is a ...
by LithiumCola
Comment Count 114 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2007 at 05:09 AM PDT with 112 Recommends
Well, it wasn't exactly the cavalry, but it was its modern day equivalent: The Air Force. To be more specific, it was a U.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer that seems to have made all the difference. And, ...
by Lawrence
Comment Count 359 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 04:46 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
Kurd PKK terrorists killed nine Turkish soldiers today, all but ensuring a ...
by kidneystones
Comment Count 204 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2007 at 04:54 AM PDT with 89 Recommends
by BentLiberal
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Sep 16, 2006 at 01:43 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
Heads-up, moving to live blog II: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/06/12/1306503/-Iraq-live-blog-II-Mortor-rounds-and-rockets-at-Bahdad-International-airport A handful of us have been ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 268 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 08:31 AM PDT with 79 Recommends