Given the ongoing revelations on the extent of Tony Blair’s duplicitous collusion in the illegal bombing and invasion of Iraq, it seems – to muddle metaphors – the “bunker busters” and Cruise missiles are finally coming home to roost.

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From the day of the US-UK invasion that “fructifying richness”, societal, cultural, historic has been systematically, deliberately erased in one of the most devastating, despotic, desecrating, pulverizing cultural armageddons in history.

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It all begins with a view of history seen through the eyes of the late Navy Seal Chris Kyle, deemed one of the US Army’s deadliest snipers who served on 4 tours of duty in Iraq. It is from that preserve that the cinematic account springs from…


The notion that these Authorizations support current military action against the Islamic State more than a decade after they were initially passed is highly flawed.

Iraq: St. Valentine's Day Massacres: Still Ongoing
Iraq: St. Valentine’s Day Massacres: Still Ongoing By Felicity Arbuthnot, February 13, 2016
Pages from my Diary: A Child’s Memories of Iraq’s First Gulf War By Louis Yako, February 11, 2016
Madeleine Albright:  “Champion of Democracy.”
“A Special Place in Hell”… For Hillary Clinton and Madeleine Albright? By Gloria La Riva, February 09, 2016
The Legacy of George W Bush: 10 Million Refugees and 250,000 Deaths over the Past Five Years By Anthony Bellchambers, February 04, 2016
NEO-NAZISM: United Nations Anti-Nazi Resolution and Falsification of History
The Tabulation of War Crimes in Iraq: “UN Casualty Figures for the Month of January 2016″ By United Nations Iraq, February 02, 2016
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US Responsibility for Iraq’s Devastating Humanitarian Crisis By Stephen Lendman, February 01, 2016
Historic Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners By Lesley Docksey, February 01, 2016
Above the Law: UK Government Drops investigations into Iraq War Crimes By Michael Gray, January 28, 2016
This photo shows a formation of US Navy F-18E Super Hornets in flight after receiving fuel from aKC-135 Stratotanker over northern Iraq, on September 23, 2014. ©AFP
US Mission Creep in Iraq and Syria. American Boots on the Ground “to Fight the Islamic State”? By Stephen Lendman, January 22, 2016
Iraqi security forces on streets of Baghdad Monday searching for three Americans reported kidnapped by Shiite militia  (Photo: AP)
Baghdad Kidnappings: Were American Mercenaries working for US Defence Giant on ‘Critical’ Iraq Special Forces Programme? By Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black, January 21, 2016
The Iraq Withdrawal and the Continuing Eruption of US Militarism
“Staggering” Violence in Iraq: The Legacy of US War and Occupation By Bill Van Auken, January 21, 2016
Foreign Policy Diary By South Front, January 21, 2016
Deceptive Economic Statistics: While Economists Lied the US Economy Died...
The Scale of the Slaughter: Passive Reporting vs Scientific Mortality Studies By Nicolas Davies, January 20, 2016
Iraqi Doctors See A Huge Growth In Children Born With Deformities
Staggering Civilian Death Toll in Iraq: UN Report By Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, January 19, 2016
Playing Games with War Deaths. How Many People have been Killed in US Wars? By Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 19, 2016
Twenty-five Years Ago: Remembering the Night “Operation Desert Storm” Was Launched on Iraq By Blue Woman, January 17, 2016
America’s War against the Islamic State (ISIS): A Complete Hoax. ISIS, Al Qaeda, Al-Nusra, Et Al are US Creations By Stephen Lendman, January 15, 2016
Iraq in 2015: the Deadliest Country for Journalists and Media-Professionals By Dirk Adriaensens, January 11, 2016
US Drones Attack Headquarters of Iraqi Popular Forces in Tikrit, Kill 9 People By Fars News Agency, January 11, 2016
A Review of America’s War Theaters: Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan. Will the Middle East Crisis Worsen in the New Year? By Jack A. Smith, January 09, 2016
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The Middle East Energy War Heats Up: Israeli-Turkish Normalization, Turkey’s Military Base in Qatar By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, January 05, 2016
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Turkish-ISIL Oil Smuggling Operation: The US and NATO Are Also Involved By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, January 04, 2016
Law Suit against 4 US Presidents &  4  UK Prime Ministers for War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity & Genocide in Iraq
Political Coverup of Iraq Atrocities: Britain’s “Independent” Inquiry into “Allegations of Torture and Unlawful Killings” By Felicity Arbuthnot, January 03, 2016
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Coming to the Rescue of “Our Terrorists”: US Evacuated Islamic State (ISIS/Daesh) Fighters from Ramadi By Stephen Lendman, January 03, 2016
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U.S. Accused Of Smuggling 2000 Islamic State (ISIS/Daesh) Fighters Out Of Ramadi By Fort Russ, January 03, 2016
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The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq. Towards the Creation of a US Sponsored Islamist Caliphate By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 02, 2016
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Turkey Drags NATO into Quagmire as Iraq Threatens Military Retaliation By Sputnik, January 02, 2016
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Creating an “Independent Sunni State”: Washington Calls for the Partition and Fracturing of Syria and Iraq By Steven MacMillan, December 31, 2015
Russian Air Strikes: 556 Terrorist Targets Destroyed, Syrian Forces Offensive in North, Iraqi Victory against ISIS in Ramadi By South Front, December 30, 2015
Did John McCain Meet with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Alleged Head of the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh)? By Global Research News, December 28, 2015
Russia Counts 12,000 Turkey-Bound ISIS Oil Trucks from Iraq and Syria… By Eric Zuesse, December 26, 2015
The Global Ambitions Of Saudi Arabia’s New “Anti-Terror” Coalition By Andrew Korybko, December 25, 2015
Iraqi Troops Campaign to Wrestle Ramadi from ISIL By nsnbc international, December 23, 2015
Erdoğan’s Turkey, King Salman’s Saudi Arabia and the Coming “Sunni” War for Oil By F. William Engdahl, December 23, 2015
Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: The Role of Britain, Israel, and the Kurdistan Regional Government By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 20, 2015
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Washington Plans to Disintegrate Iraq, Syria into Eight New Smaller Countries. Iranian Official By Fars News Agency, December 20, 2015
Terrorists or “Freedom Fighters”? Recruited by the CIA By Professor John Ryan, December 20, 2015
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“ISIS Air Force”: US Airstrike Takes Out Battalion of Iraqi Troops Who Were Battling ISIS By 21st Century Wire, December 19, 2015
This photo shows a formation of US Navy F-18E Super Hornets in flight after receiving fuel from aKC-135 Stratotanker over northern Iraq, on September 23, 2014. ©AFP
US Airstrike Hits Iraqi Troops By Press TV, December 19, 2015
Who is behind  "Al Qaeda in Iraq"? Pentagon acknowledges fabricating a "Zarqawi Legend"
Origins of the Islamic State (ISIS): Who is Behind “Al Qaeda in Iraq”? Pentagon Acknowledges Fabricating a “Zarqawi Legend” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, December 18, 2015
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Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: Did the Turkish Military Enter Mosul to Protect its Oil Trade? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 18, 2015
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ISIS Beheadings of Journalists: CIA Admitted to Staging Fake Jihadist Videos in 2010 By Mikael Thalen, December 17, 2015
Syria: Russian Warplanes Have Destroyed 1,200 Al Qaeda Oil Tanker Trucks, Russia Supplies Weapons to Iraq in Support of Counter-Terrorism By South Front, December 16, 2015
Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East”
Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East” By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 16, 2015
Iraqi Doctors See A Huge Growth In Children Born With Deformities
Medical Doctors in Iraq: Vilified, Hunted and Killed By Nazli Tarzi, December 16, 2015
Iraqis demonstrate against Turkey’s military intervention into their country at Tahrir (Liberation) Square in central Baghdad, Iraq, on December 11, 2015. (Photo by al-Sumaria TV)
Iraqi Protesters Rally against Turkish Troop Deployment By Press TV, December 16, 2015
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Twenty-six Things About the Islamic State (ISIL) that Obama Does Not Want You to Know About By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, December 15, 2015
Biological Warfare and the People of Iraq By Ian Roberts, December 13, 2015
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Fallujah is Being Slaughtered Silently By Iyad Al-Dulaimi, December 13, 2015
Renewed Russian Airstrikes against ISIS Positions in Syria By South Front, December 12, 2015
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Illegal Slaughter: Cameron’s Bombings of Syria, Equals Blair’s Iraq War Crimes By Felicity Arbuthnot, December 12, 2015
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A Circuit of Lies and “False Media”: Crimes against Humanity Go Unreported, The West Continues to Perpetrate Genocide in Iraq By Mark Taliano, December 10, 2015
Friedman in the New York Times Goes After Donald Trump: Hey, Massive Bombing Was MY Idea! By Jim Naureckas, December 10, 2015
Turkey’s Aim to Annex Northern Syria and Iraq By Stephen Lendman, December 10, 2015
Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan: Dead, Disabled, Displaced or Destroyed – “Democracy” Delivered By Graham Vanbergen, December 10, 2015
Iraq Seeks To Cancel Security Agreement With US, Will Invite Russia To Fight ISIS By Tyler Durden, December 09, 2015
Destroying Syria to Create Sunnistan. US Bombs Syrian Military Base. Turkey Invades Northern Iraq By Mike Whitney, December 09, 2015
Former British Prime Minister Blair speaks at launch of Tony Blair Faith Foundation in New York
Petition to Arrest Tony Blair for War Crimes in the Middle East. The Cameron Government’s Response By Steven Smith, December 09, 2015
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Turkey Given 24 Hours To Withdraw From Iraq By Al-Masdar News, December 08, 2015
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Iraq: ‘Vicious Circle of Violence’ Claims 489 Civilian Lives in November By United Nations, December 07, 2015
Turkey’s Push to Create New Ottoman Empire ‘Blowing Up in its Own Face’ By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, December 06, 2015
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Cameron to Spend Billions Bombing and Then “Reconstructing” Syria, So These Rich People Get Richer By Carlyn Harvey, December 05, 2015
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi addresses the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN in New York on September 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD / AFP / JEWEL SAMAD
Iraq Demands ‘Immediate’ Withdrawal of Turkish Forces from Its Territory By Middle East Eye, December 05, 2015
Israel is the Main Purchaser of ISIS Oil By Enrico Braun, December 05, 2015
Labour’s Pro-War Left: ‘Blairites’ Team-up with Cameron to Ram Through Syria Bombing Vote By 21st Century Wire, December 03, 2015
Iraqi PM Rejects US “Boots On Ground” As Shiite Militias Pledge To Kill US Soldiers By Tyler Durden, December 02, 2015
Guess Who is Behind the Islamic State? Israeli Colonel “Caught with IS Pants Down” By F. William Engdahl, November 26, 2015
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“The Terrorists-R-US”: Mainstream Media Propaganda Fuels and Fans the Flames of War By Joachim Hagopian, November 24, 2015
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Terror Junkies and the Paris Attacks: The ISIS and the West’s “Addiction” to Funding Radical Groups By Steven MacMillan, November 23, 2015
UN Security Council Resolution Tabled by Russia: The Creation of an Anti-ISIS Coalition “Authorizing All Necessary Measures” Against The Islamic State, Will the US Comply? By Russia Insider, November 23, 2015
The Most Important Question About ISIS That Nobody Is Asking: How ISIS Uses Oil Wealth to Finance Its Terror Operations By Tyler Durden, November 20, 2015
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The Atlantic Alliance’s “Holy War” against the Islamic State (ISIS): NATO’s Role in the Recruitment of Islamic Terrorists By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, November 17, 2015
Putin “Names And Shames” Obama Into Bombing Islamic State Oil Smugglers By Moon of Alabama, November 17, 2015
Tragedy in Paris. Terrorism and the Politics of Hegemony By Chandra Muzaffar, November 16, 2015
IRAQ. MASSACRE OF A COUNTRY. "A War on Terror" when you are the Terrorist
The Emergence of ISIS Terrorist Fundamentalism Traced Back to Bush-Blair Decision to Invade Iraq By Anthony Bellchambers, November 13, 2015
Militant Islamist fighters take part in a military parade along the streets of Raqqa
The Islamic State (ISIS) and Its “State Sponsors” Must Be Indicted for “Crimes against Humanity” By Vladimir Platov, November 13, 2015
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Who is Supporting ISIS? Iraqi Forces Find Turkish Weapons, Explosives at ISIS Hideouts By Fars News Agency, November 12, 2015
Ten years on, Iraq Lies in Ruins as New Evidence confirms U.S. used Death Squads to Manufacture ‘Civil War’ By Joe Quinn, November 11, 2015
Reflecting on the Iraq War and the Death of Ahmed Chalabi By Karen Kwiatkowski, November 10, 2015
Seven Downing Street Memos on “Fixing Intelligence”: How Much Proof Is Needed …To Indict George W. Bush and Tony Blair? By Kevin Zeese, November 09, 2015