An increasing number of women and children fleeing war and ISIS captivity are exhibiting lethargy and apathy with resemblance to depressive stupor or catatonia, in connection to traumatic events and reaction patterns involving “apathic introversion” or Resignation Syndrome [continue reading].
Frontline correspondent Ramita Navai makes a dangerous and revealing journey inside the war-torn country of Iraq, investigating allegations of abuse of civilians by powerful militias. “The black flags of the Islamic State are coming down in Mosul, prisoners are being [continue reading].
This documentary explores deep into the minds and activities of what motivates, and what makes this violent, radicalized group appeal to its followers. The crew visits several Middle East, South Asia and Africa locations affected by terror inflicted by the religious militants [continue reading].
The Zeravani are a Specialized Branch of the Kurdish Peshmerga Army. EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: Female Zeravani soldiers conduct several training exercises near Bnaslawa and Erbin, Iraq in August 2016. Includes archived and current interviews with Kurdistan’s Women Warriors. [continue reading].
NATO and its preemptive war on terrorists in the Middle East: just whose citizens are more important? I raise this question in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Karada, Iraq; in Nice, Paris; and in Munich, Germany; and now Manjib in Syria. The foreboding retribution will [continue reading].
The Gritty Reality Of The World’s War On Terrorists. This is a continuous news feed that is updated regularly. The window will open to the latest video, and play through to the last. You can always fast forward and rewind. Each video varies in length from 1:00 min up [continue reading].
What Do Hollywood, Oliver Reed and Saddam Have in Common? I will give you a hint: It was NOT weapons of mass destruction. What it was, is a “Clash of Loyalties“, an Iraqi film funded by, and based on Saddam’s version of the country’s fight for [continue reading].
The military’s hunts for Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein, and al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers hosts this CNN original documentary series, and covers missions set in fascinating locations and time periods from Cold [continue reading].
Sir John Chilcot delivers highly critical verdict on Iraq war but ex-PM says: ‘I believe we made the right decision’ A defiant Tony Blair defended his decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 following the publication of a devastating report by Sir John Chilcot, which mauled [continue reading].
Update: The massive suicide bombing in central Baghdad has now become the deadliest attack in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion, with the death toll reaching two-hundred-fifty (250) souls, according to the health ministry. “Iraqi Christians joined Muslim mourners [continue reading].
To date, at least one-hundred-twenty-five (125) people have been killed, and around one-hundred-fifty (150) were injured in an explosion now claimed by the Islamic extremist group ‘Daesh” in Baghdad, Iraqi police say. The violent attack Saturday came after the [continue reading].
A Tale of Two Presidents’ Failures to Stop Terrorists. “Proceeding almost chronologically, the documentary details the transformation of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi from thug into jihadi leader, determined to erect an Islamic caliphate. “From the mistake-ridden [continue reading].
Having fled Islamic State and crossed the border, a lost generation skips school for a life of back-breaking hardship. Khaled, a 12-year-old boy, said his parents were too poor to send him to school. Instead he toils in the fields for two five-hour shifts when the work is [continue reading].
Iraq was a goddamn mess. The Iran-Iraq war destroyed the economy, killed boatloads of people and left people impoverished. The first Gulf War resulted in mass destruction and worse oppression (and more poverty). The 1990’s and its sanctions regime was devastating, with a [continue reading].
HBO describes Michael Ware’s film as “an illuminating window into the origins of a modern terrorist organization,” which is an apt characterization. Yet while watching it is no picnic due to the graphic nature of what’s on screen, “Only the Dead See the End of [continue reading].
In a bustling office in the suburbs of the Kurdish city of Dohuk, eleven-year-old Raed quietly begins to recount his ordeal at the hands of ISIL. It does not take long for his eyes to well up. Raed is one of the few children who have escaped from ISIS camps. Thankfully he was [continue reading].
The latest report on Iraq’s refugee crisis from International Organisation for Migrants (IOM) identified five-hundred and sixty-nine thousand, seven-hundred and twenty-two (569,722) families forced to flee their homes from January 1st 2014 to the 31st of March 2016; [continue reading].