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Iraq's government expelled all US forces from the country in January 2020. Why are we still there?
Trump had a circle of Iran hawks around him and was close with the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who was also urging the Administration to act against Iran after it was clear that Trump had lost the election.”
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Jim W. Dean - Notice how Biden has not been verbose about dialing back US unipolarism in Iraq, despite how it looks for continuing Trump's unipolar policy.
Trump in 2000: "Within five years Iran is expected to have nuclear missiles capable of reaching the continental United States."
"The actual interrogators accused of encouraging U.S. troops to abuse Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib jail were working for at least one company with extensive military and commercial contacts with Israel."
Jim W. Dean - Iran immediately saw its front line as the Syrian border with Israel, and then the Iraqi border with Syria, when the US-backed ISIS terrorists took over Deir Ezzor.
Jim W. Dean - Iraq has to look up to the Iranians for having withstood the pummeling it has gotten from the US sanctions and yet not only maintained its defensive capacity, but expanded it.
Does Benjamin Netanyahu need to be prosecuted, jailed, and perhaps hanged?
by Jim W. Dean, with PressTV, Tehran Video below - First aired ... March 14, 2020 - The Iraqi foreign ministry has summoned the US and UK...
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has summoned the US and British ambassadors to Baghdad over a string of airstrikes carried out by the United States against multiple locations of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi.
Jim W. Dean - The soldiers in this strike are all Iraqi, and the US knows that killing them will undermine and continue the political chaos inside Iraq, which is exactly what it wants.
"More and more Americans have accepted that these wars were a terrible mistake. Americans want out."
First, let us briefly shed light on the weight of Kurdish parties and organizations, to understand what is being worked on as an introduction to resolving the Kurdish file in Syria within the map of the interests of the countries concerned with the Syrian crisis.
A sinkhole reportedly containing almost 1,000 bodies, including around 30 Yezidis, killed by the Islamic State (ISIS) from mid-2014 to late 2017 has been uncovered in northern Iraq’s Tal Afar region of Nineveh, a local official confirmed on Wednesday.
Spokesman of Kataib Hezbollah group Jaafar al-Hosseini said that the American forces are surrounded by the resistance groups in Iraq.
Russian oil and gas companies could triple their investments in Iraq in the near future, Yury Fyodorov, first deputy chairman of the Economic Policy Committee at the Russian Federation Council, has announced.
Jim W. Dean - The ultimate sin was launching the Soleimani attack from a US airbase in Iraq that had no air defenses. All we saw from the vet orgs was concern over the "headache" comment Trump made.
Iraq and Russia have discussed furthering military ties amid souring relations between Baghdad and Washington in the wake of US assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi anti-terror commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Eurasia Diary reports citing Press TV.
There is one thing in Ghazni, a CIA prison, site of the famous Taliban escape of 2015 but also site of the mass murder of thousands of Afghan freedom fighters by CIA supported Northern Alliance drug lords as well.
Ex-Lawmaker Blames Ba'athis, Sunni Extremists for Rocket Attack on US Embassy
In 2019, when the US announced to ‘withdraw’ its forces from Syria, it did this only to relocate them to Iraq, which was to become the main territory for the US military entrenchment in the region against Iran, Russia and China.
Jim W. Dean - Is Trump looking for a "face-saving way out" of Iraq? Doing that would remove US leverage on the Iraqi government, meaning interfering in its internal affairs.
A new bloody war, military or civilian, appears ever closer on the Baghdad’s skyline, made more and more dark by Washington.
Play by Play by co-Host Gordon Duff on Press TV
Jim W. Dean - Politically the Democrats have the votes for the "no war with Iran resolution," so Iran will see how all that plays out, and the Trump impeachment trial.
VT Senior Reporter and Broadcaster Kevin Barrett goes on Iranian Press TV to discuss the Influential Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his demand Iraqis stage a “million-man march” against US military presence in the country
It comes as no surprise that the EU3 has bailed on the JCPOA and, as usual, claim they are not. That begs the question of why put their shame on parade by making this statement now?
The dust is settling on what really happened during the Iran response to the Soleimani assassination. We had thought that the US would refrain from falling back on its standard "We will tell you whatever version that we choose as to what happened."
Introduction: Trump tells us no one was killed. If someone was, the US would lie about it but after hearing the deafening explosions at...
Murder of Soleimani and the destruction of the al-Asad Air Base along with the U.S. half of the Erbil International Airport can be attributed to an "American" "contractor's" death.