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The Battle for Iraq: Shia Militias vs. the Islamic State The Battle for Iraq: Shia Militias vs. the Islamic State

The Militias are kind of taking over. It’s not really the government leading militias, it’s the other way around This is literally the very front line in the global fight against the islamic state year one from the beginning of Iraq’s war with the islamic state vice news traveled to Iraq to meet the shia…

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Predatory Capitalism and War for Oil Predatory Capitalism and War for Oil

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. And we pick up our series of interviews with Larry Wilkerson. Thanks again for joining us. LAWRENCE WILKERSON: Sure. JAY: So in ’93, Colin Powell retires and you go back to teaching. So pick up the story. WILKERSON: Let me just back…

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Is an era of nationalism beginning in Iraq? Is an era of nationalism beginning in Iraq?

>>Sreenivasan: IRAQ HELD A NATIONAL ELECTION TODAY, THE FIRST SINCE PRIME MINISTER HAIDER AL-ABADI DECLARED VICTORY OVER THE ISLAMIC STATE IN DECEMBER. RESULTS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT TWO DAYS, BUT IT WILL LIKELY BE MONTHS BEFORE A PRIME MINISTER IS CHOSEN AND A NEW GOVERNMENT IS FORMED. FOR SOME ANALYSIS OF WHAT’S AT STAKE,…

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News Wrap: Iraqi forces fire on protesters in Baghdad News Wrap: Iraqi forces fire on protesters in Baghdad

JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: A mass march in Hong Kong erupted into some of the worst violence seen there yet. And for the first time, police shot a protester. The unrest came as mainland China marked the 70th anniversary of the communist state. Matt Frei of Independent Television News is in Hong…

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