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R. Guitton on Christians massacres in Iraq: “It’s a matter of humanity, not community”

December 14th, 2010, Comment & Analysis, Podcasts

A wave of anti-Christian violence has been blowing over Iraq for some weeks, first through the mass killings claimed by Al Qaeda in a Syriac Catholic Church, followed by a series of attacks on Christian homes. René Guitton, religious scholar and author, discusses (view French version here). You have closely followed the recent killings in [...]

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Benjamin Isakhan

Research Fellow at the Centre for Comparative Social Research

December 7th, 2010, Australia, Australia, Author/Novelist, Civil Society, English, Iraq, Melbourne, North Africa and Middle East, Oceania, Terrorism, Think tank/Research center, War and Conflict

Benjamin Isakhan

Dr. Benjamin Isakhan is Research Fellow at the Centre for Comparative Social Research, part of the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University, Australia. Previously, Dr. Isakhan has been a Research Fellow with the Centre for Dialogue at La Trobe University and a Research Fellow and Lecturer for the Griffith Islamic Research Unit, part of the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies, Australia.

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Hostages killed in Baghdad church raid

November 1st, 2010, Media Alerts

BAGHDAD, IRAQ – The Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Catholic church in Baghdad which claimed the lives of at least 52 civilians.

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Wiki Leaking Should be Plugged

October 27th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Wikileaks is at it again. Founder Julian Assange has posted more secret documents on his website. This time they are not about operations in Afghanistan, they are about those in Iraq. Assange remains wed to the fact that he is spearheading the fight against “unjustified” government secrecy. The fact is that no one has found unjustified government secrets in these documents, but what can be found are details that put Americans, their allies and both Iraqi and Afghan counterparts in danger.

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US military braced for Wikileaks Iraq disclosures

October 22nd, 2010, Media Alerts

WASHINGTON DC – Wikileaks is preparing to publish 400,000 US military documents relating to the Iraq war.

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Moving to a Stable Iraqi-led Iraq

September 29th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Most Iraqis fear the rising groups of militias who continue to terrorize communities and prevent progress in governance. These groups, both Shi’te and Sunni, are at the heart of the continued violence across the country. But as Patricia DeGennaro argues, the insurgents will only be defeated if Iraq is first able to achieve a greater degree of political stability.

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