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It Is Time for a Kurdish Nation

Stephen Mansfield | Posted 12.13.2014 | World
Stephen Mansfield

If there is a cause that screams its urgency from today's troubled Middle East, it is the cause of Kurdish nationhood.

Dehumanizing the Inhuman: Ghouta, Halabja and Crimes Against 'Humanity'

Greig Lamont | Posted 11.25.2013 | World
Greig Lamont

The inhumanity of the Ghouta attacks has been subsumed within a series of larger, geopolitical questions: What is the world, what is the UK, what is the U.S. to do?

Kerry Should Avoid Overstating What Syria Attacks Can Achieve

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It is easy to overstate what a mission, even if undertaken for the noblest and most honest of reasons, can achieve.

Chemical Weapons in Syria Will Be Worse Than We Can Know

Jeremy Courtney | Posted 05.29.2013 | World
Jeremy Courtney

The long-tail effects of chemical weapons continue to plague Iraq today, burdening a decimated health care system, and providing horrifying visual fodder for extremists who would incite hatred against the West.

Arab Dictator Gasses Own People -- Now and Then

Barry Lando | Posted 05.20.2013 | World
Barry Lando

How could any U.S. administration stand by as an Arab dictator gassed his own people? The fact is they did: President Reagan not only turned his back on such ruthless attacks, though they were substantiated by grisly video evidence, but continued to aid the tyrant who was ordering the savagery.

Lost Son Ali Pour, Missing Since 1988, Returns To Iraq Killing Fields

AP | YAHYA BARZANJI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HALABJA, Iraq — Six families nervously awaited the DNA tests on the young man who returned from Iran. They wondered: Could this be their son who...