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Made in Britain: How London Handpicks Iraqi Leaders
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Made in Britain: How London Handpicks Iraqi Leaders
November 15, 2022

The documents reviewed by The Cradle relate to a Foreign Office project in Baghdad, dubbed “Youth Political Leadership, “set to run for at least a year from August 2016. An accompanying “statement of requirements” not for public consumption laid out its objectives in stark detail. In brief, London sought to “identify young Iraqis…who will join the political establishment,” and train them in “values; representation; and political skills.”

Baghdad is in Chaos After Almost 20 Years Since the U.S. Invasion
August 31, 2022

The latest death toll has risen to 30 Iraqis as Baghdad descends into chaos and violence, with another 390 protesters wounded from bullets and tear gas inhalation. In March 2023, it will mark the 20th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and yet the country has never recovered and still has no stable democracy.

Baghdad is in Chaos After Almost 20 Years Since the U.S. Invasion
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The Lingering Mystery of Gulf War Syndrome
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The Lingering Mystery of Gulf War Syndrome
May 24, 2022

In 1991 I had a doctor friend in a hospital in London who was put in charge of a special medical team which was trained to treat British soldiers in Iraq and the Gulf who became victims of an Iraqi poison gas attack. Wards were cleared of all but emergency cases in her hospital to make room for these potential casualties, but they never arrived because, if Saddam Hussein retained any poison gas, he never used it.

From Korea to Libya: On the Future of Ukraine and NATO’s Neverending Wars
April 6, 2022

Ukraine needs peace and security, not perpetual war that is designed to serve the strategic interests of certain countries or military alliances.

From Korea to Libya: On the Future of Ukraine and NATO’s Neverending Wars
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What Did We Learn from Iraq War 2.0?
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What Did We Learn from Iraq War 2.0?
March 27, 2022

March 19 passed without a mention of its ghosts. The day was the 19th anniversary of Iraq War 2.0, the one about Saddam Hussein’s weapons’ of mass destruction. What have we learned over the almost two decades since?

A Mass-Murdering Regime Dares to Lecture the World on Human Rights
December 24, 2021

Washington is a criminal regime as its illegal wars and deliberate mass murder demonstrate beyond any doubt.

A Mass-Murdering Regime Dares to Lecture the World on Human Rights
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Creator of World’s Most Effective Anti-War Meme Dead at 84
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Creator of World’s Most Effective Anti-War Meme Dead at 84
October 19, 2021

Colin Powell, creator of the viral anti-war meme featuring himself holding a stage prop while lying to the United Nations about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, has died at the age of 84.

Pepe Escobar – Forever Wars, Recaptured in Real Time
October 8, 2021

The majority of the articles, essays and interviews selected for this two-part e-book were written in Afghanistan and in Iraq and/or before and after multiple visits to both countries.

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