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The Arab-Iranian attacks on South Kurdistan

The Arab-Iranian Shias’ attack on the Kurds  – Oct 16, 2017. This is for my dear Kurdish friends in their hour of need. As I watch all those distraught refugees from the outskirts of Kirkuk, I want to tell you that, … Continue reading

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Assad and Saddam, Khan Sheikhoun and Halabja, 2017 and 1988

In interviews to BBC radios this morning about America’s attack on Syria, I kept calling Assad Saddam. No wonder, of course. They were fellow Ba’thists and genocidal monsters, and they both used gas on civilians. Unfortunately, the world didn’t act … Continue reading

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Beware the woe sayers on Afghanistan

My heart sank lower and lower this morning as I listened to John Humphries on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme interviewing John Simpson and Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles, the former British ambassador in Kabul, advocating surrender to the Taliban and its … Continue reading

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