April 2, 2012. London. Americans may not be allowed to watch the historic interview airing in England today and tomorrow. Because of widespread censorship of the news in the US, Americans may not even hear about it. But for the first time ever, the man who single-handedly caused the US to invade the wrong country after the Sept. 11 attacks will speak to reporters in Britain, admitting his lie and telling all. His name is Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, or Curveball to the CIA.
Veteran’s Day was yesterday—with the federal holiday today—and in case you still think of it as an occasion oriented toward men, think again. With the election of Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) to the House last week, a double-amputee Iraq War veteran, female vets are gaining new prominence. And they should be.
President Obama took credit in 2012 for withdrawing all troops from Iraq. Today he said something different. ------------------------------------------------ ........(0bama claimed) the 2011 decision to withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq, a politically popular move on the eve of an election year, was made entirely by his Iraqi counterpart.
Although many Assyrians remain in their homeland of Iraq today, hundreds of thousands fled after the Gulf War and are now refugees. Nineveh On-Line, dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Assyrian culture, provides a brief summary of Assyrian history from the ancient empire to the refugee situation today. Learn about Assyrian history from their own perspective.