Protestor Arrested During ISIL Hearing in Congress

Code Pink activist Tighe Barry was arrested and charged with disruption of Congress today during an Armed Service Committee hearing on the subject of The Administration’s Strategy and Military Campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). http://youtu.be/_X7Nsl-TG4g “This is the first hearing since Obama announced that there are going to be 1,500 [...]

Is ISIS In Iraq a Matter of Chickens Coming Home To Roost

How do you get someone - in this case the Sunnis - to cooperate rather than fight when they have been systematically persecuted by the Shiite al-Maliki regime? How do you expect the Sunnis to agree to participate in a "national unity government" if they are being bombed by those who they are supposed to come together in unity with?

In Iraq, The U.S. is The Problem, not the Solution

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/1MT1VedmXA4 The oil rich country of Iraq is facing a possible collapse. Again. Sunni militants, largely shut out of the new government installed by the U.S. after our illegally invasion and occupation are overtaking large parts of Iraq in a quickly developing story. U.S. foreign policy seems to lack the imagination [...]