iraq

UN: April Deadliest Month In Iraq Since June 2008
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations mission to Iraq says more people were killed in violent attacks across the country in April than in any other month since June 2008.
The U.N. figures released on Thursday underscore concerns that security is quickly deteriorating in Iraq, where violence spiked …
Middle Eastern Expert Micah Halpern Has Been Thinking
Gas Crisis in Gaza
~~~~~By Micah Halpern~~~~~
Tuesday March 27, 2012~~~~
There is a severe gas crisis in Gaza. Taxis have ground to a halt, electric stations have stopped generating and cooking gas does not exist. There are black outs for 18 hours a day...
Big Show to Kick off The Week on The Morning Zone
Exactly who is killing whom in Iraq, and why? Do we need a scorecard to distinguish the various factions at work, and to attempt to understand differing agendas and modes of destruction?Army Reserve Lt. Colonel Kerry C. Kachejian, a West Point engineer who was called back to direct operations for th…
Bloody Day Across Iraq Monday
A wave of deadly attacks swept across Iraq Monday, killing dozens of people. The violence was so severe that the interior minister ordered the country’s security forces to clear the streets of all parked cars.