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Documentary - A Refugee Story - Syria, Iraq, and Iran by Juan David — Kickstarter
Successful kickstarter for short documentary on refugees as they try to integrate into their host countries France and Greece
refugee  film  documentary  story  france  greece  short  budget  example  transparency  bullsi  syria  iraq  iran 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help | World Vision
Useful resource page on the #Syrian #refugee crisis: how it developed, stats, timeline, aid efforts, many other links + how to help
syria  refugee  crisis  aid  history  timeline  Statistics  video  story  19eyz  bullsi  ngo  turkey  lebanon  iraq  jordan  europe 
march 2019 by csrollyson
The Plunging Morale of America’s Service Members - The Atlantic
US Marine’s poignant analysis & reflection on the lack of mission, care, integrity & leadership [the USA in desperate need of King energy]
warrior  marine  soldier  usa  king  Q2  2018  reflection  history  exceptional  vietnam  was  obama  trump  policy  mission  congress  state  department  dod  iraq  afghanistan  wwii 
april 2018 by csrollyson
An Opioid-Linked Shooting at an Addiction Treatment Clinic - The Atlantic
Story about the plight of opioid-addicted patients, this one a veteran, and the doctors who treat them
opiod  addiction  story  california  doctor  prescription  treatment  Q1  2018  marine  iraq  afghanistan  ptsd  medicine  practice 
march 2018 by csrollyson
Dismantling Empires Through Devolution - Atlantic Mobile
MUSTread "devolution" as necessary pressure value to enable people to win self-determination in a global politically inflexible world
geography  politics  policy  globalization  q3  2014  pointofview  scotland  basque  venezia  venice  barcelona  ukraine  sardinia  catalonia  spain  history  iraq  korea  unbundling  nation  state  local  government  2ghcj 
september 2014 by csrollyson
A Common Enemy in Iraq
POV on why ISIS should be taken seriously
pointofview  q3  2014  iraq  syria  isis  obama  army  military  kurd 
august 2014 by csrollyson
German ex-chancellor Schroeder accuses U.S. of disrespect over spying | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
NSA bugged Schroeder "due to his opposition to the Iraq invasion" - of course "opponents" more interesting
usa  germany  nsa  snowden  surveillance  schroeder  opposition  iraq  bush  merkel  phone  trust  alliance  2ghcj 
february 2014 by csrollyson
Syria rebels push al Qaeda back; U.S. open to Iran role | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Describes some of the complexity if interplay b/w Iraq Syria Iran USA and rebel factions that operate everywhere
iraq  syria  iran  usa  alqaida  faction  rebel  aid  Q1  2014  analysis  2ghcj 
january 2014 by csrollyson
Syrian rebels launch fierce offensive against al Qaeda fighters | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
"It's complicated": major clashes b/t FSA rebel forces and Iraq-based Islamist groups (called al Qaida)
syria  rebel  faction  army  military  battle  alqaida  iraq  Q1  2014  assad  2ghcj 
january 2014 by csrollyson
The Three leakers: Ellsberg, Manning, and Snowden : The New Yorker
Short useful perspective on 3 whistleblowers as government workers: relationship among war, intelligence & leaks
whistleblower  history  comparison  vietnam  iraq  surveillance  war  transparency  q2  2013  pointofview  analysis  snowden  government  2ghcj 
june 2013 by csrollyson
Amitav Ghosh : The Anglophone Empire
Brilliant essay juxtaposes the British Empire in India and the USA/UK/Australia force in Iraq
india  history  iraq  empire  analysis  comparison  usa  britain  uk  repression  military  nation  building  revolt  Bush  australia 
april 2013 by csrollyson
Insight: Syria rebels see future fight with foreign radicals | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Several rebels quoted on mixed feelings about foreign jihadists in rebel ranks; they bring money weapons ideas & influence
syria  interview  rebel  islam  foreign  terrorist  iraq  afghanistan  2ghj  jihad 
august 2012 by csrollyson
A Veteran’s Death, the Nation’s Shame - NYTimes.com
Huge opportunity to understand "modern war" & support returning soldiers; military doesn't understand the problem
military  usa  iraq  afghanistan  veteran  suicide  administration  psychology  mkr  post  traumatic  stress  syndrome  disorder 
april 2012 by csrollyson
Unemployment for Young Vets: 30%, and Rising - BusinessWeek
Useful analysis: thinking abt veterans today, they are caught up in disrupted economy that req's guerilla tactics #fb
usa  military  unemployment  analysis  2010  2011  q4  job  economy  iraq  afghanistan  2csrollyson 
november 2011 by csrollyson
Tortuous path ahead to form Iraq government
Short account of complexities involved in forming Iraqi govt
iraq  politics  party  faction  negotiation  q4  2010  government  2ghcj 
october 2010 by csrollyson
Pentagon tells WikiLeaks: Do right thing | Reuters.com
Difficult needed debate: national security v freedom of speech: wikileaks
military  state  security  conflict  internet  wikileaks  iraq  usa  saudiarabia  lebanon  india  2ghcj  privacy 
august 2010 by csrollyson
Rhod on Public Affairs: American Blitzkrieg Loving the German War Machine to Death
How the US military oversimplifies and glorifies war, as the German Wehrmacht did
War  History  Tactics  Germany  WWII  Iraq  usa  attitude 
march 2010 by csrollyson

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