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Posts Tagged / Iraq (subject)

  • Dec 08 / 2016
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Los límites en la lucha contra el Estado Islámico

Opinión Los límites en la lucha contra el Estado Islámico GARETH EVANS 1245 words 30 September 2014 El País – Nacional PAISN T (Argentina) 24 Spanish (c) Copyright DIARIO EL PAIS, S.L. http://www.elpais.es. Se puede defender la intervención militar mientras haya abusos y genocidio Existe una larga historia de intervenciones militares mal concebidas y excesivas en [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Muslim world in flux

KARACHI: As Muslims worldwide have just performed another Haj and are now celebrating Eidul Azha, it is perhaps an opportune moment to reflect on the current state of that abstract construct – the ‘Muslim world’. While, indeed, the world as a whole is facing myriad challenges to the global order – political, financial, security etc [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

‘They Don’t Even Try to Hide it’: 1000s Killed by Daesh Buried in Mass Graves

Mass Gravesite In Iraq Most estimates put the number of known victims between 5,200 and 15,000, with some calculations based on Daesh propaganda and others on the testimonies of survivors. Some of the graves are scattered throughout Sinjar Mountain in Northern Iraq, after the group recaptured the territory in August 2014 from the Yazidi ethnic group. Every [...]

  • Aug 10 / 2016
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Irak.- Al Abadi ordena una investigación sobre las “inhumanas” condiciones de los presos en Irak

Irak.- Al Abadi ordena una investigación sobre las “inhumanas” condiciones de los presos en Irak 264 words 5 May 2016 03:44 PM Europa Press – Servicio Internacional EPSI Spanish Copyright 2016. Europa Press. BAGDAD, 5 (Reuters/EP) El primer ministro de Irak, Haider al Abadi, ha ordenado este jueves una investigación interna acerca de las condiciones [...]

  • Jul 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

War crimes probe: Double standards exposed

Muslims around the world observed Eid-ul-Fitr this week, the end of the month-long annual fast in rather sombre mood. Blood-letting sectarian strife has torn them apart in no less a place than West Asia, their citadel. In Saudi Arabia, the holiest of holy places was not spared; nor were other Islamic nations – Iraq, Turkey [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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War no crime for leaders

Report highlights legal minefield for soldiers while politicians are protected I happened to be in London this week when the Chilcot report came out. Seven years in the making, it’s a comprehensive evaluation of British involvement in Iraq, from well before 9/11 and right up until British troops withdrew in 2009. The report is gargantuan [...]

  • Jul 28 / 2016
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Europe, Middle East

What Britain must learn from this failed war

How should Britain change in the light of Sir John Chilcot’s forensic autopsy of the failed Iraq war? Three things stand out.• Britain must be aware of its military limitations; the US can just about deal with two simultaneous full-blown wars. Britain cannot. It has to prioritise and communicate those priorities to its allies. The [...]