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Iraq carnage

Foreign intervention ‘100 times more likely’ in oil-rich states – study
Cutting-edge research from British universities has confirmed a belief long held by conspiracy theorists, realists and hawkish neoconservatives alike: oil drives foreign intervention and war.

28.01.2015 11:51

London mayor brandishes AK-47 on Iraq frontline during trade talks
London Mayor Boris Johnson met British troops assisting Kurdistan against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) on Thursday during a surprise visit to crisis-ridden northern Iraq.

23.01.2015 11:52

‘Corpses all over the place’: Baghdad blamed for inaction as Yazidis retake villages from ISIS
As Iraq announced that it may need three years to rebuild its army to battle the Islamic State, RT visited Yazidi villages, whose resistance alongside Kurdish forces not only broke the siege of Mount Sinjar but now stand as a barrier against IS advance.

13.01.2015 02:21

Peace activists protest ‘brutal UK drone warfare’ at RAF base, 4 arrests
Four peace activists were arrested at a Royal Air Force (RAF) base in Lincolnshire, northern England, on Monday while protesting against Britain’s use of armed drones. The site hosts the control center for UK drones abroad.

05.01.2015 16:09

‘Scathing’: Clamor grows for Iraq war inquiry redactions from senior Whitehall figures
Draft reports of a public inquiry into the UK's 2003 Iraq war have rattled Britain’s establishment, with senior Whitehall figures battling to sanitize its findings. Critics say the war was central to the rise of ISIS, and the fragmentation of Iraq.

17.12.2014 11:17

UK military face damning report into bloody Iraq battle, torture & mutilation
UK defense officials face heated condemnation this week as the findings of a public inquiry into one of Britain’s most brutal battles in recent years surfaces. UK troops have been accused of the unlawful murder and torture of Iraqi citizens in 2004.

15.12.2014 09:15

New evidence Bush misled Americans into Iraq war – senator
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee has released new information claiming the Bush administration misled the American people in the run-up to the war in Iraq.

12.12.2014 04:32

'Geopolitical Robin Hood??' Blair bites back, blames Islam for terror, not Iraq war
Former British PM Tony Blair, who is currently the subject of a public inquiry into the Iraq war, claims “radical Islam” is the “key challenge” the West faces today. He said terrorism is inextricably linked to this “dangerous” variant of Islam.

05.12.2014 18:39

Fugitive terror suspect taunts ‘shoddy’ UK security services on Twitter
A fugitive terror suspect from Britain who skipped bail and fled to Syria amid a string of police blunders has ridiculed the UK's security services online, stating he was able to “breeze through Europe” to join the Islamic State while under investigation.

26.11.2014 17:06