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Michael Williams

It’s a weird war when Iran and the U.S. are bombing the same country

Dec 10 2014

The McDonnell Douglas' F4 Phantom was a workhorse of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War in the 1960s. It was retired from the USAF and the British Royal Air Force some 20 years ago. But the vintage fighter-bomber put in a surprise performance a few days ago over the skies of northern Iraq.

Sykes-Picot drew lines in the Middle East’s sand that blood is washing away

Oct 24 2014

Islamic State has set as its goal the destruction of the century-old imperial diktat that drew illusory borders and divided the Middle East between England and France.

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