Don’t Blame Bush or Obama, Blame al-Maliki


For every catastrophe a blame game always ensues and in Iraq, where hardcore Islamist militants are slowly taking over the entire country, the finger pointing has already begun. The country is in shambles today, with hardcore extremists under the name of ISIS – or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria –¬†on the verge of […]

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Bergdahl is a Bad Bargain


A major Taliban figurehead declares victory. No, there were no hijacked planes crashing into towers nor was there a bomb that killed multiples Westerners. Instead, what former Taliban chief Mullah Omar brags triumphantly about is the five Guantanamo Bay prisoners freed by the United States government in exchange for the last American prisoner-of-war in Afghanistan […]

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