The Mahdi Army, which is the Shiite militia group blamed for much of the sectarian violence in Iraq, has taken several measures to alleviate the impact of a possible attack by U.S. forces.
The United States is sending thousands more troops to Baghdad as part of a new strategy to pacify the restive city. [Read more]
The huge crowd, which had to face multiple barriers of police and the biting cold of this January 20, had their eyes riveted on the steps of the imposing U.S. Capitol building. As midday arrived, the time had come for George Bush to take the oath. Opposite him, stood William Rehnquist, the 80 year-old chief justice of [Read more]
Bush's new Iraq strategy is not intended for Iraq. It is really a new strategy for Iran, after the failure of Washington's dual containment policy which was designed specifically to prevent that country from obtaining The Bomb.
While most predicted that the issue of Iran's nuclear program would not be taken before the [Read more]
Even now, the Iranian leadership has failed to recognize that the international community is the United States. It has also failed to reckon with the fact that international organizations like the United Nations are the United States, and that the air above Iran, the desert and the ocean is also the United States. That [Read more]
National Front for the Liberation of Iraq: Through blood, we will teach the cowboys and low-lives about our humane, Semitic morals.
That crazy deviant, George W. Bush, lives in a state of hysteria and with a sense of futility. His repeated failures were reflected in the results of the recent American elections. Since [Read more]
American and Iraqi forces lack reliable information on imminent attacks by insurgents and armed groups.
"I think they are in the dark and that most of their operations target the wrong people and areas," said a Mr. Hamed, who for security reasons didn't want to give his first name.
Stories of U.S. troops arresting or [Read more]
The United States is frustrated with the government of Nouri al-Maliki and is seeking ways to dump him, well-placed sources say.
The prime minister has utterly failed in his efforts to reconcile the country's warring factions and is even thought unable to solve differences within his own ruling Shiite-dominated [Read more]