US-led war looming with Iran
The United States is deploying troops in Saudi Arabia as tensions soar with its arch-rival Iran raising concerns over navigation in the Gulf's strategic Strait of Hormuz.
The beauty of foolishness
Foolishness, defined as lack of good sense or judgment, or stupidity can be beautiful sometimes. Everyone, including a fool, knows that that which is beautiful pleases the senses, eyes or mind aesthetically thereby giving joy and happiness. Foolishness is especially beautiful when it is displayed by an arrogant and stubborn person of power, a person…
Iraq PM rejects any Kurdish independence referendum
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday said he rejected any type of referendum on independence for the northern autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan.
Oil, the west and the nuclear race - Part 2
The role of the U.S. in Iraq is rather unedifying. President Bush encouraged Saddam Hussein’s Iraq to attack Iran in a bitter war. He invited hundreds of Iraqi scientists to the U.S. to train and research in nuclear technology.
Ten years since Iraq's Saddam executed
Ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was hanged inside one of his own regime's former torture centres a decade ago on December 30, 2006.
Endorsing Hillary Clinton
If there was any hope that Donald Trump would change tactics and be more restrained after winning the Republican Party Presidential nomination for the November 8 U.S. election, that hope is now lost.