Between the Shiite & Where the Sunni Don’t Shine

It's just one giant mess in Iraq, most likely exacerbated by our invasion over a decade ago. And the question is whether or not we should get involved again. I say no. But it's not up to me.. This morning, I was excited to welcome Juan Cole to the program. Unfortunately for me, a power surge knocked me off the air just moments before I was to call him. Needless to say, when I did get Juan on the line, I was a bit frazzled, and all the pages I had up on my computer had closed, leaving me a [...]

Why They Fight

An Iraqi mourner waves an old flag of Iraq during the funerals of victims killed in clashes with security forces in Falluja, January 26, 2013. (REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani) If you're confused about what's happening in Iraq right now - plus Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia and other neighboring countries - you're not alone. The Washington Post attempts  to help us wade through it in "Why The Sunnis and Shias Are Fighting Explained in Two Minutes." Any my first guest this morning, Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation, helped me try to make sense of  Gen. Wesley Clark's war mongering on this [...]

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