Starvation and Cholera in Yemen

By Adil E. Shamoo, Dec 6, 2017

The current war in Yemen has had devastating consequences for the population. The indiscriminate Saudi bombing includes schools, water purification plants, hospitals, and electricity plants, …

No Time for Kurdish Independence in Iraq

By Adil E. Shamoo, Aug 12, 2017

In September, the people of Iraqi Kurdistan will embark on a critical path: They are expected to vote overwhelmingly in favor of statehood. Misery, hardship, …

Trump: Toward War in the Middle East

By Adil E. Shamoo, Jun 29, 2017

The United States is at war in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, and possibly soon in Iran as well. Donald Trump has also sided with …

Donald Trump’s Colonial Thirst for Iraq’s Oil

By Adil E. Shamoo, Mar 16, 2017

  While campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump repeatedly declared that the American invasion and occupation of Iraq should have resulted in the seizure of …

America Should Look in the Mirror

By Adil E. Shamoo, Jan 27, 2017

Esteban Santiago, the Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter, is an Iraq war veteran. Prior to executing five innocent people and wounding seven, he told the FBI …

The Last Days of Democracy?

By Adil E. Shamoo, Nov 28, 2016

By Adil E. Shamoo and Bonnie Bricker, November 28, 2016. The recent presidential campaign season brought political pornography to the American people. Donald Trump and …

The Right Way to Defeat Terrorism

By Adil E. Shamoo, Jul 25, 2016

The carnage and suffering of Iraqis have continued non-stop since the U.S. and its coalition forces invaded in 2003. Iraq has suffered hundreds of thousands …

U.S. Military Medical Ethics Guidelines in Limbo

By Adil E. Shamoo, May 4, 2016

As President Barack Obama’s term comes to a conclusion, various initiatives started under his administration remain unfinished.  One of these, the adoption of the recommendations …