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June 17th 2014 at 10:15 am
US says Iraq unrest shows need to fight terror financing (via AFP) US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that developments in Iraq, where jihadist-led militants have seized swathes of the country, emphasise the need to combat terror financing. Lew told a press conference in Jeddah after talks with Saudi counterpart…  
June 17th 2014 at 10:10 am
Over 5,000 Iranians 'sign up to defend Iraq holy sites' (via AFP) Some 5,000 Iranians have pledged online to defend Iraq's Shiite Muslim holy sites against Sunni extremists who are waging war against the Baghdad government, a report said on Tuesday. The pledges were made on the harimshia.org website, which was launched…  
June 16th 2014 at 9:19 pm
Break over, Obama returns to Iraq nightmare (via AFP) Barack Obama returned to Washington after a brief family break in California to find himself confronted once again by the nightmare from which America thought it had escaped: Iraq. Obama ran for the White House as a young leader who opposed the 2003…  
June 16th 2014 at 11:38 am
Manning says US public lied to about Iraq from the start (via AFP) The detained US soldier convicted of leaking a trove of secret documents to WikiLeaks made a rare foray into public life Saturday to warn Americans they were being lied to about Iraq once more. Chelsea Manning is serving a 35-year prison sentence on…  
June 16th 2014 at 11:08 am
US lawmakers warn of 'next 9/11' threat in Iraq (via AFP) US President Barack Obama came under fire Sunday from Republican lawmakers and others who warned that a debacle in Iraq will give Islamist extremists a staging area for "the next 9/11." Senator Lindsey Graham, a proponent of US air strikes, also called…  
June 16th 2014 at 10:46 am
Morning Reads: A Bloodbath in Iraq; GOP’s Plan to Block New EPA Regs (via Moyers & Company) Good morning — and a happy 75th birthday to Joyce Carol Oates. It’s also national Fresh Veggie Day, so eat some fresh veggies if you’re so inclined. Seems like the appropriate ship –> Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the carrier USS George…  

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