Consequences of the U.S.-led war in Iraq: Destabilization and hell on earth for Iraqi Christians

July 22, 2014 by History in a Hurry

Pray for the Christians in the Middle East!

I agree with most of this article. The author is incorrect about Syria, however. As I understand, Assad has routinely protected the minorities in Syria, including the Christians, thus providing the stabilization that the author rightly seeks.

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Iraqi Christians are raped, murdered and driven from their homes – and the West is silent

by Tim Stanley

For the first time in 1,600 years, Mass is not being said in Mosul: an ancient culture has been wiped out in a matter of weeks. It’s a war crime that, strangely, no one seems to want to talk about.

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Yet, having been so intimately involved in the collapse of Iraq, the West is now bizarrely silent about events in Mosul. The streets of London fill with thousands marching against Israel’s military operation in Gaza; the West rails mightily against the Russian separatists in Ukraine. But of Iraq there is nothing. Why?

Continue reading:

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/timstanley/100280803/iraqi-christians-are-raped-murdered-and-driven-from-their-homes-and-the-west-is-silent/

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