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, July 18, 2014

Over 5,000 Civilians Killed This Year

Lest the world be distracted by Ukraine and Gaza, it should also be remembered that Iraq is falling apart.

Reuters reports that the UN has stated that at least 5,576 Iraqi civilians have been killed this year in violence.

Additionally, at least 11,665 have been wounded since January.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Jihadi Vogue

It seems that the declaration of a Caliphate has not impressed everyone in the real world.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A Nice Little Earner

According to the Telegraph Islamic State jihadists are raising as much as $1M a day from the sale of crude oil recovered from conquered oilfields in Iraq that is then smuggled on to Turkey and Iran.