Iraq, Syria and Free Speech

Despite the Pentagon’s claim that the war is about over, we should not take our eyes off of Iraq. Author Milan Rai cautions us on the possibilty of an impending humanitarian crisis. Local news agencies have been
reporting on the “Future of Iraq” meetings that are taking place in Mosul, but the French press has reported that not all Iraqi’s are happy about this. They reported that 20,000 Iraqis came to Mosul to protest what they believe to be a US occupation. Middle East scholar Stphen Zunes provides us with some excellent talking points on Syria and the Washington Post reported that the producer of a miniseries on Hitler for CBS was fired for stating that the use of fear-based politics in the US was dangerous.


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