Category Archives: Iraq

Insights Into Shi’ite Islam

I have come across this book by photographer Hans Georg Berger, Einsicht – Drei Reisen in die innerste Welt des schiitischen Islam (Insight – Three Journeys Into the Innermost World of Shi’a Islam, edited by Boris von Brauchitsch and Saeid … Continue reading

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Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Syria

“This is a core principle of my presidency: if you threaten America, you will find no safe haven.” When recently addressing the American people, to explain his long-awaited new strategy in the never-ending Global War on Terror, President Obama suggested … Continue reading

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The Root of Evil

The on-video beheading of freelance reporter Steven Sotloff by the same murderer who had severed already the head of freelance photo reporter James Foley last month (I haven’t seen either but rely on respective news by mainstream media) has sparked even … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning Speaks Out On Al-Maliki and Embedded Journalism

Nuri al-Maliki, still Iraq’s current Prime Minister, one of these U.S. American puppets in the Middle East, is to a large part responsible for the sectarian violence in his country in recent years en before rise of ISIS (Islamic State … Continue reading

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Almost a Significant Emotional Event (After 9-11)

Thanks to Democracy Now!. Last week, pictures were broadcast by CBS which shocked the world. I still consider them one of the Significant Emotional Events* in my whole life. I have written about my whereabouts on that very day five … Continue reading

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