Monthly Archives: August 2014

Jonathan Rugman on Iraq.

On August 8th 2014, the U.S. announced that they had started carrying out air strikes in northern Iraq. The major reason given for this was that the United States couldn’t stand idly by while the Islamic State killed, displaced and … Continue reading

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‘Every far-Lefty’s worst nightmare’.

That’s the text accompanying a picture tweeted by Ghaffar Hussain of the Quilliam Foundation (who count among their associates former English Defence League bigwig ‘Tommy Robinson’), and retweeted by Independent columnist and all-around war fan John Rentoul. Here’s the picture in question: As … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s fish and chip wrappers.

According to The New York Times, four civilians, including two women, were killed in a U.S. lead airstrike in Shindand, Afghanistan on Wednesday. The article outlines how: The strike took place a day earlier in Shindand District, in western Afghanistan, after … Continue reading

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