Scahill on Obama's Orwellian War in Iraq
We Created the Very Threat We Claim to be Fighting
How the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 that helped
create the threat now posed by the Islamic State. We
also discuss the role of Baathist forces in ISIS,
Obama’s targeting of journalists, and the trial of
four former Blackwater operatives involved in the
2007 massacre at Baghdad’s Nisoor Square.
November 20, 2014
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After 13 years, 2 wars and
trillions in military spending, terrorist attacks
are rising sharply:
Worldwide, the number of terrorist incidents
increased from less than 1,500 in 2000 to nearly
10,000 in 2013.
More than 80 percent of last
year's terrorism fatalities occurred in just five
countries. Of the
17,958 people who died in terrorist attacks in 2013,
82 percent were in one of five countries: Iraq,
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Syria.