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News Iraq » History: Ancient Tomb of Biblical Prophet Discovered in Iraq Contain Engravings Describing Brutal Assyrian Ruler

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/ancient-messages-found-under-prophet-jonahs-tomb/ar-BBJq1rF
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The archaeologists documented their findings in the journal Iraq. Luckily, archaeologists were able to uncover some of this ancient history before the site was too damaged to explore. ISIS had blown up parts of the shrine containing Jonah’s reputed tomb ...

News Iraq » History: Iraq’s “Liberation Day”

News channel or source: https://consortiumnews.com/2018/02/15/iraqs-liberation-day/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Today is the 15-year anniversary of what was described as “the largest protest event in human history” – the Feb. 15, 2003 coordinated day of demonstrations against the imminent U.S. invasion of Iraq. On this occasion we republish an article by Nat ...

News Iraq » History: Why America doesn’t win wars anymore

News channel or source: https://www.vox.com/2018/2/15/17007678/america-war-iraq-afghanistan-syria-interview-tierney
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The three longest wars in US history are Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan — all from recent decades, all these complex types of civil wars. On its face, this seems to be a paradox: The US can win on the battlefield against a major military force ...

News Iraq » History: Iran-Iraq War

News channel or source: http://www.history.com/topics/iran-iraq-war
Publication date: Friday 20 February 2015

Three things distinguish the Iran-Iraq War. First, it was inordinately protracted, lasting longer than either world war, essentially because Iran did not want to end it, while Iraq could not. Second, it was sharply asymmetrical in the means employed by ...

News Iraq » History: The Hidden Costs of America's Wars

News channel or source: https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/hidden-cost-iraq-war
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Their goal: to draw attention to the hidden and unacknowledged costs of our counterterror wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and a number of other countries ... will listen what the longest war(s) in U.S. history are costing Americans and others around the world.

News Iraq » History: Turkish invasion of northern Iraq replays history

News channel or source: http://www.wnd.com/2015/12/turkish-invasion-of-northern-iraq-replays-history/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

F. Michael Maloof, contributing writer for national security affairs for WND and G2Bulletin, is a former senior security policy analyst in the office of the secretary of defense, and is author of "A Nation Forsaken." WASHINGTON – Turkey appears to be ...

News Iraq » History: Baghdadi Museum of Folklore celebrates the old ways of Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=87327
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Baghdadi museum was damaged during the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, causing it to suspend its operations ... by the Ministry of Education to keep children aware of Baghdad’s history and heritage.” Art student Walid Saleh described the museum ...

News Iraq » History: Australia in Iraq: A brief history of Australia's involvement from 1991-2014

News channel or source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-15/mark-corcoran27s-iraq-backgrounder/5743020
Publication date: onday 15 September 2014

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced that 600 military personnel and 10 aircraft are bound for the Middle East to prepare for military action against the Islamic State (IS). Included is a special forces contingent that the Prime Minister said "could ...

News Iraq » History: Recognize that Iraq Is HIstory

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ivan-eland/recognize-that-iraq-is-hi_b_8065626.html
Publication date: Sunday 30 August 2015

Oftentimes when the U.S. superpower intervenes in the business of other nations, after U.S. troops withdraw, the American people lose interest and the country disappears from the consciousness of the public. For example, after the Vietnam War in the 1970s ...

News Iraq » History: People Vanishing from Iraq War History

News channel or source: https://original.antiwar.com/vlahos/2013/04/22/four-names-disappeared-from-our-war-story/
Publication date: onday 22 April 2013

Ten years and the scripted media narrative of the Iraq War — now receding into the rear-view of our embarrassingly short American memory — is about as satisfying as the obligatory drum solo at your standard 1980’s rock concert. If T.E. Lawrence ...