Empire: The Iran edition

History returns.

Khamenei, with combat mosque, broods over Baghdad's Tahrir Square, Mar 2015. (Image: AFP, Ahmad al-Rubaye, via IBTimes)
Khamenei, with combat mosque, broods over Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, Mar 2015. (Image: AFP, Ahmad al-Rubaye, via IBTimes)

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Like it never even happened: Tikrit and the unwriting of modern history

Back to the future.

Burn, baby, burn. Oil field sabotage by ISIS near Tikrit, Mar 2015. (Image via Twitter)
Burn, baby, burn. Oil field sabotage by ISIS near Tikrit, Mar 2015. (Image via Twitter)

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Did U.S. private security contractors engage with ISIS in Anbar last week?

Interesting times.

Private security contractors fight in Iraq in 2004. (Image via UK Telegraph)
Private security contractors fight in Iraq in 2004. (Image via UK Telegraph)

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Zero to nowhere: Obama’s Syria-Iraq ‘policy’ leaves reality behind

My kingdom for a strategy.

Syria is burning. (Image: AFP via BBC)
Syria is burning. (Image: AFP via BBC)

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The Battle of Baghdad has begun

Interesting times.

(Image via Tea Party Tribune)
(Image via Tea Party Tribune)

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