But let us not forget that it lies, inescapably, with we the American people, who, in our fear and rage over the catastrophic events of September 11, 2001, allowed ourselves to be suckered into the most audacious bait and switch of all time.
The first drafts of history are, by their nature, fragmentary.
In June 42 Yezidi women abducted from the Sinjar region in the Isis routing of the area in 2014 were sold in Mayadeen, in eastern Syria near Deir Ezzor.
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hearing examining the march to war in Iraq, Republican congressman Walter Jones posed “a very simple question” about the administration’s manipulation of intelligence: “How could the professionals see what was happening and nobody speak out?
It is also shared by far too many in the Fourth Estate, most notably the ‘ Judith Miller.The Islamic State (Isis) is known to be holding 3,500 slaves in its Iraqi territories, many of them sex slaves, predominantly Yazidi women and young girls.A report by the UN Aid Mission in Iraq and the international body's commission on human rights has uncovered further revelations regarding the militant group's grisly practice of slavery and sex slavery in Iraq.As we prepare to leave Iraq, we present that timeline to you again.offers a greatly expanded (if now technologically outdated) version of this timeline, one that is completely sourced to primary documents and initial news accounts.