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Ali Hussein
Ali Hussein

Ali Hussein is an Iraqi writer and journalist.

The Eighth Pillar: Does the US ever feel guilty about Iraq?

Does the United States of America ever feel guilty? Do its politicians know that they were behind dragging Iraq into the labyrinth of sectarianism and were partners and witnesses of the big lie?For a...

The Eighth Pillar: The Decisive Battle of 2021

Just like clockwork, when the date 4/9 rolls around, Facebook is all abuzz with those who bandy about the word “liberation”, and proponents of the word “occupation”, and all the crises engulfing Iraqi...

The Eighth Pillar: Why the sudden emphasis on the Khashoggi file?

A few days ago, I intended to write about an interesting piece of news from our beloved neighbor Jordan that caught me by surprise. Two Jordanian ministers were asked to submit their resignations...

The Eighth Pillar: You are mistaken, Plasschaert

Exactly three years to this day, Iranian official Ali Akbar Velayati delivered a speech at the Founding Conference of the Iraqi Assembly of Islamic Unity, announcing openly that “the Islamic revival...

The Eighth Pillar: Change is not the same as defusing explosive packages

In a few weeks, our politicians will appear on TV screens talking about the great moment in which change took place, and the gains that were made for the people through the “democratic” constitution...

The Eighth Pillar: Baghdad between Ankara and Tehran

When French general Charles de Gaulle triumphantly entered Paris after its liberation at the end of World War II, everyone expected that he would go to the Arc de Triomphe where people had gathered,...