Tag Archives: Iraq war

Iraq today – The failure of the US and an emerging Shia/Sunni war

Iraq is with no doubt a nation with many sides that awakens curiosity which ever time period one chooses to study. Its rich history, with Mesopotamia and Euphrates and Tigris, the colonial heritage, the Saddam Hussein dictatorship, the oil economy, … Continue reading

Posted in International politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 years have passed – 9/11 and the world order that followed

Ten long years have passed since September 11th 2001. At the time, I was a student at Uppsala University, Sweden, and was standing at the parking lot of IKEA, helping a friend to buy a bed for his student apartment. … Continue reading

Posted in International politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

War on terror and how the US betrayed its friends

When I was a small boy, I loved everything that had to do with the USA. I lost myself in George Lucas’ Star Wars trilogy, was swagged by the academic adventurer Indiana Jones when he fought arrogant Nazis, and cheered … Continue reading

Posted in International politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment