Maj. Danny Sjursen / TruthdigNov 20, 2018
Since at least 2001, the Saudis and Israelis have successfully reframed American policy in the Greater Middle East, and the results have been disastrous. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Ray McGovern / ConsortiumnewsJul 13, 2017
While alleged 2016 election interference grabs headlines, the bigger test may be whether the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin accord made at the G-20 summit holds. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
By Glen Ford / Black Agenda ReportJun 13, 2017
Don’t believe that the Saudis are abandoning the two groups or attempting to force Qatar to do the same. Neither is the CIA, which rebrands its jihadists when their names become too notorious. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 2, 2016
The influential cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr (at right), a vocal critic of Saudi Arabia’s ruling royal family, was among 47 people put to death in one day. The executions have provoked international outrage and sharply escalated diplomatic tensions in the region. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigApr 8, 2015
Sunni Muslims who moved back into their neighborhoods in Iraq as five years of violence started to abate in 2008 are being forced out again, “this time mostly by Isis extremists." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Peter Van Buren, TomDispatchSep 25, 2014
As someone who cares deeply about this country, I find it beyond belief that Washington has again plunged into the swamp of the Sunni-Shiite mess in Iraq. A young soldier now deployed as one of the 1,600 non-boots-on-the-ground there might have been 8 years old when the 2003 invasion took place. What happened in the blink of an eye? Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
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