ENEMY OF NONE
The Last Time I Was Called ‘an Enemy of the People’
Is the Iranian General Taunting Trump on a U.S. Hit List?
Garbage Burn Pits From Iraq Are Causing Lung Disease in Vets
Veterans return home with lung disease at higher rates than civilians. But they’re having a tougher time getting recognized and compensated by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
PAWNS IN THE GAME
Did a Group of Grad Students Really Help Plan the Gulf War?
When grad students were asked to collect floor plans for buildings in Baghdad in the fall of 1990, were they helping to preserve Iraqi culture—or to find targets for smart bombs?
ISIS Is Beaten. But Iraq Is Still Hell for LGBT+ People.
Family threats, militia murders, persecution, and fear: The first ever study of its kind by advocacy group IraQueer reveals a heart-wrenching portrait of LGBT life in Iraq.
Is ICE Bullying Iraqis to Sign ‘Voluntary’ Deportations?
A judge will consider an emergency motion Monday in the latest twist to ICE’s attempt to deport 1,400 Iraqis, many of them Chaldean Christians who fear torture in their homeland.
The Week in 7 Insane Photos: June 15, 2018
From a daredevil raccoon on the hunt for salvation to the North Korea summit. The Daily Beast brings you the most insane photos of the week.
Trump Wants to Drop U.S. Citizen Enemy Combatant In Syria
The unnamed person’s attorneys, who are scheduled to fight his detention in court later this month, call the potential release a ‘death warrant.’
Iran Can’t Stop Making Trouble in Mideast
The scars of the eight-year Iran-Iraq war have never been forgotten or forgiven by Iran’s hardliners. Their righteous ‘resistance’ has become their raison d’être.