"As somebody who has helped plan coup d’etat, not here, but other places, it takes a lot of work," ex-US national security adviser tells CNN while portraying former US president Trump as incompetent in toppling governments.
Both leaders assaulted smaller neighbouring countries as part of the historical dynamics that began with the end of the Cold War.
Iraq has paid out $52.4 billion to 1.5 million claimants and under the new UN resolution, Baghdad is no longer required to deposit a percentage of proceeds from export sales of petroleum products to victims' fund.
From Latin America to the Middle East, the US government has a history of turning its back on former allies like Panama’s Manuel Noriega who was toppled from power and jailed in America.
US-Iran geopolitical challenges and a dysfunctional Iraqi government mean the country is teetering on a precarious edge.
Moqtada al Sadr's party is the biggest winner in the Iraqi election, increasing the number of seats the Muslim cleric holds in parliament, according to initial results, officials, and a spokesperson for the Sadrist Movement.
The country’s militias and politicians only care about lining their own pockets rather than dealing with the concerns of the people.
Israel’s bombing of an Iraqi nuclear site forty years ago didn’t end Saddam’s program — it accelerated it. This pattern is repeating with Iran today.
An entire generation of Iraqis have been robbed of their childhoods and those responsible for the devastation will never face accountability.
It is an unprecedented power spread, but Washington has established military bases and deployed troops across all seven continents.
The strikes can be seen as a positive step, but at the same time they expose the fact that the US cannot strike back at Iran inside Iraq.
From Baghdad to Basra, Kirkuk to Babylon, Iraqis agree that the incursion "marked the beginning of the end."
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