Jun 4, 2015

Iraqi Forces Destroy VBIED With Kornet ATGM

Finally! Good to see the Iraqi forces are getting the firepower they need to disable these devastating Vehicular Borne Improvised Explosive Device. These VBIEDs have been used with devastating effect lately by Daesh (Islamic State).

This video is should be safe to view - no dead bodies shown.


Jun 3, 2015

The Pitfalls of Being a Doctor in Baghdad IRAQ


Troubling documentary by VICE News. It's both dangerous and disheartening being a medical doctor in this city. If a patient dies, it's not unheard of for the relatives to seek revenge on the doctor by harming him or her, or asking for money. Small wonder that many doctors have left the country, or gone to Erbil.
Infant mortality in Iraq, and Baghdad (a symbol of a nation's medical coverage) is low, as low as a 3rd world country.



Good to see Canadian Trade Unions and others alarmed at the recent Coup in Bolivia voice their concerns!

I completely missed posting this to my feed last month — And this is a very important subject. We simply can't allow our so-called Wes...