The Trial of Saddam Hussein and The Fallout of The War

The Trial of Saddam Hussein


The fallout in the Middle East from the regime change in Iraq

Friday, June 20, 2014

US To Send 300 Military Advisers

President Barack Obama has said that the US will send 300 military advisers to Iraq to help fight Islamist-led insurgents.

Mr Obama said (as per the BBC) the US was prepared for "targeted and precise military action, if and when" required, but added that US troops would not fight in Iraq.

And so it begins.....

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Iraq Asks For US Air Strikes

Iraq has asked for US air strikes against advancing jihadist militants, who have seized key cities and towns.

Apparently, President Barack Obama has told Congressional leaders he does not need thier approval for any action in Iraq.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

History Repeating Itself?

It would appear, if reports in the media are true, that remnants of Saddam's regime are trying to make a comeback in at least the city of Tal Afar.

What was it Bush once said?

"Mission Accomplished!"

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Clusterfuck That Is Iraq

What did Blair and Bush really think would happen when they kicked out Saddam without a coherent and robust plan for restoring Iraq politically and economically after the war?