The Independent

BREAKING: U.S. to deploy 3,000 additional troops to Middle East

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2020

Following violent protests outside of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, the United States of America is deploying 3,000 additional soldiers to the Middle East, according to Courtney Kube of NBC News. The additional troops will join the 750 stationed troops that were deployed earlier this week. The protests took place in the wake...

A revolutionary end of year for many

Diane Bou Khalil, Writer

November 19, 2019

It has been a revolutionary end to 2019 as the world has witnessed large protests emerge in Oct. across the nations of Iraq, Lebanon and Chile, and watch as protests in Hong Kong continue since March 2019.  Why are people protesting? And why should the rest of the world pay attention or care? Iraq On Oct. 1, the Ira...

Terrorism and media: A fair coverage?

Idoia Solano, Writer

February 21, 2017

In recent years we have witnessed what it seems to be a dramatic rise in the frequency and seriousness of terrorist attacks. We are blasted by an enormous amount of news segments every time a terrorist attack is carried out. It is too common to see sensational headlines and shocking images on the covers of newspapers and TV news ...

Is a bigger military presence the solution?

Iraq War Repeats Failed US Military Policies of the past

September 23, 2014

One of the greatest disappointments since America’s involvement in Vietnam, lasting from the 1940’s until 1975 (when the United St...

Kurdistan is a territory that passes through several nations including Northern Iraq

Northern Iraq and the Rise of a Islamic State

August 22, 2014

  Iraq is a sordid place; shattered by invasion and poor governance, it has become a hotbed for...

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