On May 1, 2003, George W. Bush declared victory in Iraq while preening in a flight suit in front of a “Mission Accomplished” banner. Three years later, the country he had invaded descended into a bloody civil war. Eight years after that, the northwest of Iraq was conquered by ISIS. As I write this, thirteen … Continue reading “Who is the Man Leading Iraq’s Green Zone Revolution?”
At least 17 Iraqis were killed and 20 more were wounded in the latest violence. Assassinations against government and security officials continued. One of the targets was a high-ranking official caught up in a controversial elections ban last year and may have been ordered killed by one of his political enemies. Also, a 20-year old mass grave was discovered.