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The Unaccounted in Mosul

The Unaccounted in Mosul

Late on the evening of September 20, 2015, Basim Razzo sat in the study of his home on the eastern side of Mosul, his face lit up by a computer screen. His wife, Mayada, was already upstairs in bed, but Basim could lose hours clicking through car reviews on YouTube: the BMW Alpina B7, the Audi Q7.

US Wants to Build ‘Tsunami of Air Power’ in Afghanistan, but Impact is Years Away

US Wants to Build ‘Tsunami of Air Power’ in Afghanistan, but Impact is Years Away

Just over one month ago, the top US military commander in Afghanistan declared at a ceremony in Kandahar that a new fleet of 159 Black Hawk helicopters, flown by Afghan pilots, would help create a “tsunami of air power” to turn around the stalemated conflict with Taliban insurgents.

Iran Earthquake Raises Concern over Nuclear Plant

As Iran mobilizes to deal with the aftermath of the strongest earthquake it has suffered since 2003, concern is rising about the safety of its only nuclear power station located in the Bushehr Peninsula on the Arabian Gulf. The power plant was designed by the German company Siemens in 1971, bombed

Yehya al-Sinwar: New Hamas Face with Different Rhetoric

Yehya al-Sinwar: New Hamas Face with Different Rhetoric

Yehya al-Sinwar, the head of the Palestinian Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, has adopted a political rhetoric that advocates reconciliation. This is a language that the Palestinian public is not used to hearing from Hamas leaderships.

Temporary Victory against Terrorism: Has the War against ISIS Failed?

Temporary Victory against Terrorism: Has the War against ISIS Failed?

On October 10, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi renewed Iraq’s determination to eliminate the ISIS terrorist group from the country.

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