Neither democracy nor development are in the cards. Only death is present. Everywhere. In the country, around the corner, at the market, at the mosque. Revenge, kidnapping and ransom have become the daily bread in a country where the only laws of the land are money and brute force.
During a speech on Tuesday, Barack Obama officially proclaimed the solemn end of the American troops' "combat mission" in Iraq. The 50,000 remaining men are operating under a “symbolic” heading. He should specify the "changing nature" of the mission of these 50,000 men and reaffirm his intention to complete their [Read more]