Pages, tagged as «Iraq»

Turkish nationalists lift spirits by Claw-Eagle operation

Ankara has started the next stage of the military operation Claw-Eagle in order to encourage its nationalist electorate with military success, RISS expert Vladimir Fitin says. The operation is being carried out in northern Iraq against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey.

Baghdad and Erbil dispute about the legitimacy of the forthcoming plebiscite

Igor None Borovkov

Tense situation around the Kurdistan referendum

Dick Cheney: Again in the Saddle as Iraqi Crisis Escalates?

Former vice-president of the United States Richard Cheney, the main architect of the British-American invasion of Iraq in 2003, is meeting the Republican congressmen on the issue of Iraq. Cheney is trying to make political capital on the plight of Iraq again, as the country is invaded by Islamist terrorist from the organization Islamic State of Syria and Iraq, or ISIS. Will people forget that ISIS started its operations in Syria, fighting the Syrian president Assad with full support of leaders of the EU and the United States, including Mr. Cheney?