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A day after the US troops withdrawal from Iraq, on 18 December 2011, there was a warrant arrest issued by Iraq’s Judicial Council against Iraq’s Sunni Vice-President Tariq al-Hashemi, accusing him of orchestrating bomb attacks, allegedly one of them against Iraq’s Prime Minister himself, Nuri al-Maliki. Shortly afterwards Hashemi took refuge to the Iraqi autonomous […]

When Israel-Palestine merits not a word from a president, you know the United States is turning inward. Roger Cohen, New York Times, 28 January 2010, “Exit America” The same Cohen op-ed indicates that only nine minutes were devoted to international affairs in President Obama’s first State of the Union message last month. And now we… » read more

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