The Newsmakers: January 18, 2016
Origins of ISIS – Special Coverage
Long Road To Hell by By Fareed Zakaria, CNN
A look back on the choices made before, during and after the war in Iraq, and the consequences of those choices.
Canada in Iraq : The Hidden War - the fifth estate
One of the largest decisions weighing on the shoulders of prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau is what role what role, if any, should Canada play in the war against ISIS. And how will Canadians know whether their efforts are having the intended results? Do we really know what our troops are doing in Iraq? Do we even know whether Coalition airstrikes are hitting intended targets?Bob McKeown reports from the front lines of Canada's war in Iraq and Syria.
Deep behind ISIS lines, two brave people agreed to talk to the fifth estate about what life is really like under brutal occupation. One is Rami, a young man who tells us his story as he sees his town destroyed and its citizens terrorized -- fearing all the while that he will be found out and killed. The other, Leila, is a journalist who made a treacherous journey overland to meet our team in Erbil, Iraq. She documents what she says is the little-known toll of civilian casualties from Coalition air strikes. Through their stories, a narrative emerges about fear of ISIS and of the bombs dropped from the sky. The fifth estate explores how the true reality of this war is hidden from all.
U.S. depleted uranium casts horrific shadow on Iraq’s newborns
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
American ammunitions may be the reason behind the mounting number of babies born with birth defects in Iraq, a study revealed on Tuesday.
Accounts of children being born with cancer and birth defects have been highlighted in German newspaper Der Spiegel, where Iraqis who were interviewed were not sure of the explanation behind so many dead and deformed newborn babies in the Iraqi city of Basra.
Children Horribly Deformed by US Chemical Weapons in Iraq (NSFW)
Published on Mar 22, 2013
"In 2012, European researchers visited a scrap metal site in Al Zubayr, an area near Basrah in southern Iraq. A local police officer told them that the site had at one time held military scrap metal from the bloody battles waged during the American invasion. A local guard told the researchers that children had been seen playing on the scrap during tha
Iraq's Secret War Files
Uploaded on Nov 10, 2010 The only TV documentary to have advance access to the biggest WikiLeaks release ever. This is what really happened during the Iraq war, not what the US PR machine of the time wanted us to believe. The reality behind the civilian death count; al-Qaeda's fictitious presence; torture, torture and more torture. A wall of truth revealing unprecedented levels of unwarranted aggression
The War Party
Published on Jan 30, 2013 BBC
panorama - The War Party
They brought us war against Iraq - what do the hawks in Washington have in store for us now?
NY Times Editor Regrets Coverage of Iraq WMDs
Aljazeera Witness - Baghdad City of Walls -
Uploaded on Apr 5, 2009
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, a Baghdad-born award-winning photographer and journalist, returns to the streets of a Baghdad now divided by security walls separating Sunni and Shia. Ghaith's ability to move around the city despite the dangers, gives us a unique insight into this Baghdad and to a story so far untold.