Another American Contractor Kidnapped In Iraq – Wasn’t This Supposed To be Over?


I thought Saddam Hussein and the Sunni Muslims were the bad guys.  And aren’t Nouri al Maliki and the Shiites the good guys? Oh, wait - I forgot about Muqtada al Sadr.   Why can’t I keep this straight?  American soldiers and Marines fought like Hell, shed their blood, and died to take down Saddam.  So how [...]

Iraq’s New Crisis


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A government ban of 500 election candidates threatens to derail the country’s political progress.