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The dilemma of US troop withdrawal – good or bad?

So it seems that President Obama is dead-set on keeping to his word of removing all ‘combat’ troops from Iraq by end of August and apparently the rest of the military presence by end of 2011. His meeting on Wednesday … Continue reading

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$300m for 6 hotels in 7 months – why can’t the rest of Iraq’s problems be solved like this

The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, announced yesterday that Iraq will be spending $300m to refurbish the top 6 hotels in the capital Baghdad in time for the Arab League summit at the end of March 2011. While I’m sure … Continue reading

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