Entries in Iraq
14 September 2011 - Iraq internal violence is used to call for prolonging of US occupation
29 August 2011 - Wasted money on wars: blame the invaded
10 June 2011 - Did Iraq say that, or was it the US speculating?
24 January 2012 - Webb Speculates About when Killing Innocents is 'Understandable'
15 December 2011 - Iraq Occupation: A 'Foolish' 'Mistake'
Newsnight on 30 July 2014 covered the ongoing situation in the Middle East and opened with a short film by BBC journalist Mark Urban which discussed 5 reasons that the "Middle East is in Turmoil" (video and full transcript is below). The discourse is worth noting, particularly as it fails to...
Radio 4's Today programme of 16 October provided rare, frank insight into the priorities behind the British occupation of Iraq, and the inherent entanglement between the military effort and 'British business'. Presenter John Humphrys discussed the closure of the British consulate in Basra with financier Andrew Alderson and executive chairman of...
End of an Occupation: Whitewashing the Legacy of Iraq
The Editors, 16 December 2011
Iraq is now free, if you believe the news coverage of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's diplomatic visit to the US. In what seems to be hailed as a step forward, the BBC report that Maliki has 'called on US business leaders to invest in his country'. Maliki is reported as saying that...
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