Oh, the week that was. Mosul was invaded by an infighting coalition, Turnbull holstered his vote for guns and Bill Leak faced the HRC.
While ISIS have lost ground of late, national stability in Iraq is a distant goal. Unity is not in Iraq’s past, nor probably its future either.
The first stone in the long path to the violence seen in Nice last week was laid by the actions of the West. It’s time to stop preaching what we don’t practice.
WYWA: After Chilcot Report, Blair says Iraq War 10/10 would do again, Messi, Pistorius sent to jail, famous man has short hair
What happened while you were asleep? Well, The Chilcot Report panned Blair going to Iraq, while Blair would go again, and justice was served. Sort of.
Rich Jackson’s weekly #longreads: how the press ended Bernie Sanders’ run for presidency, the unclimbables of north-west Canada, and the two-facedness of ISIS and revival of Shia in Iraq.