In an excerpt from his new book Hate Inc., Matt Taibbi looks back at how the media built new lies to cover their early ones
This week marks 16 years since the US attacked an Iraq that had neither attacked nor threatened us. Claims that Iraq had WMDs were lies and the Bush Administration knew they were lies.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu - he of the defunct "zero problems with our neighbours" doctrine - is still toeing the line that the country could not accept more than 100,000 Syrian refugees (there are already 70,000 and counting); in thi
The Islamic State is hellbent on world domination -- and a return to real gold coins.
Back in 2016, The Guardian published a piece about The Chilcott Report and how Britain should be more careful over civilian deaths in the battlegrounds of the Mid-East.
In an astonishing Washington Times article this week, unnamed Trump Administration officials (who may or may not be called "John Bolton") are claiming that Iran, which has been battling al-Qaeda in Syria for nearly four years, is actually secretly al
US president Donald Trump's stated intention to remain in Iraq in order to "be looking a little bit at Iran because Iran is a real problem" has created a political storm in Mesopotamia among local politicians and groups now determined to put an
Iraq - Post-the 9/11 mother of all false flags, initiating US aggression on one nation after another, Dick Cheney warned of wars that won't end in our lifetime.
Trump makes surprise visit to Iraq with Melania where he declares ISIS 'very nearly defeated' and says America is 'respected' again -- after being slammed for pulling forces from Syria and avoiding a war zone
Retired U.S. Army Col. Andrew Bacevich, author of the new book, Twilight of the American Century, joins the show to talk about the nomination of retired general John Abizaid as ambassador to Saudi Arabia, which Bacevich says should be an occasion to
Journalist Barry Lando talks about the history of American hostilities in Iraq, beginning with Saddam Hussein's invasion of the oil fields of Kuwait after Kuwait refused to forgive Saddam's debts from his war against Iran.
Amidst continuing talks between Iran and Iraq over how to settle payments for Iraq's natural gas imports from Iran in the face of Washington sanctions, Iranian officials are mulling over Iraq's offer to pay in Iraqi Dinars instead of the dollar or Eu
The Iraqi parliament has elected veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as president. The vote threw a spotlight on the deep divisions within the Kurdish camp.
Iraq - US war in Iraq since the Carter administration never ended. It continues after the 2016-17 rape and destruction of Mosul on the phony pretext of liberating the city and elsewhere in the country from ISIS Washington created and supports.
A young Yazidi woman who fled to Germany but returned home to northern Iraq says she cannot escape her Islamic State group captor who held her as a sex slave for three months.
Young woman returns to Iraq, vowing "I will never go back"
"The people want an end to the parties," chanted protesters, adapting a famous slogan of the Arab Spring, as they stormed the governor's office and the international airport in the Shia holy city of Najaf.
Iraq - Iraq is one of many countries victimized by US aggression and control, suffering from the curse of oil, Washington wanting dominion over it.
Just days after the Iraqi parliament demanded a nationwide recount of votes - drawing calls for the election to be re-run - a storage facility housing over half of Baghdad's ballot boxes from the May election - that saw the bloc led by nationalist cl
Entire electoral commission fired amid claims of fraud
From April 1950, nearly two years after the Zionists in Palestine unilaterally declared independence for the state of Israel, to March 1951, three bombs exploded among Jews in Baghdad, Iraq: one each outside a cafe on Abu Nawwas Street; at the US Inf
Iraq just voted into power a former enemy of the United States. Isn't this when Trump should stop cutting blank checks?
Muqtada al-Sadr, the nationalist populist Shia cleric, has once again defied predictions as the coalition he leads outperformed rival parties in the parliamentary election on 12 May.
Military moves to reduce command structures in Iraq... The US-led coalition against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has closed down a headquarters responsible for ground operations in Baghdad, symbolically ending major combat operations in Ir
With Economic Sanctions...Madeline Albright, who served as Secretary of State under President Bill Clinton, worked to impose brutal economic sanctions on the Iraqi people causing hundreds of thousands of children to starve to death as a direct result
Iraqi forces carried out airstrikes on Islamic State fighters inside Syria Thursday, after coordinating with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government, according to an Iraqi military spokesman.
The illegal 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq has, thus far, left approximately 1 million Iraqis dead. That is roughly 5 percent of the total population of that country.