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Wars Past, Present and Yet to Come
An antiwar Christmas Carol, by Kelley Vlahos
Torture Doesn't Work. Law Does Work
Why keep that secret?, asks Coleen Rowley
Kim Shows His Fangs
Eric Margolis on North Korea's new Dear Leader
 Israel Kills Gaza Toddler in 'Retaliation'
Netanyahu: Our policy is to act forcefully
'1000s Dead': UN Boosts S. Sudan Force
Security Council approves 12,500 troops
30 Iraqis Killed as Arbaeen Holiday Ends
44 wounded as attacks continue
 Jihadis Training at Benghazi Airport
Nancy Youssef on Libya now
The Good Guys? Us?
Phil Giraldi on Levinson, Afghanistan, Palestine
US Refuses to Mind Its Own Business
Daniel McAdams on Syria and Ukraine
52 Killed, 66 Wounded in Iraq Attacks, Failed Military Operation
by Margaret Griffis, December 21, 2013
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At least 52 people were killed and 66 more were wounded in fresh violence. The one reported attack against pilgrims did not produce the high casualty figures. Instead, it was a military operation in Anbar province that went awry.
A military operation on an insurgent training camp near Wadi Horan left 24 Iraqi troops dead, including a general and other high-ranking officers. Another 35 others were wounded​. The number of insurgent casualties was not reported; however, more clashes occurred later in the day. In those, at least two al-Qaeda leaders were killed, so far.
A bomb in Shirqat killed five officers. At least two others were wounded​, possibly policemen or assistants. Another bomb killed a Sahwa member and wounded three others.
Gunmen blew up more homes in Hawija, killing five people, including an old woman, and wounding six more.
Gunmen killed four policemen in a drive-by shooting in Falluja; at least two more were wounded​.
Mortars killed three Shi’ite pilgrims on a road near Latifiya and wounded at least six more.
In Baghdad​, gunmen killed a Sunni shop-owner and his son in a Shi’ite district.
Mortar fire killed an officer and a soldier in Kirkuk.
In Tikrit, a sticky bomb killed a policeman​. Four policemen were wounded​.
Clashes in Haditha killed one gunman and wounded another​, who may have been a Syrian national. Three soldiers were also wounded​.
In Tarmiya​, a clash left one soldier dead and two more wounded​.
Gunmen killed a municipal councilman in Rawa.
A policeman was shot dead in Baaj.
In Baquba​, gunmen killed a civilian.
>Gunmen wounded a security official and his son in Qayara.
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Wars Past, Present and Yet to Come
An antiwar Christmas Carol, by Kelley Vlahos
Torture Doesn't Work. Law Does Work
Why keep that secret?, asks Coleen Rowley
Kim Shows His Fangs
Eric Margolis on North Korea's new Dear Leader
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Security Council approves 12,500 troops
30 Iraqis Killed as Arbaeen Holiday Ends
44 wounded as attacks continue