PFC Bowe Bergdahl
The Pentagon reports that of 747,000 firearms we have given to Afghan forces over the last ten years, 203,888 are lost weapons. This amounts to 43%, a staggering number. It’s also a sad reminder of the 190,000 lost weapons in Iraq under the command of David Petraeus in 2004-2005.
Fox News reported on . . . → Read More: deja vu again!: 203,888 lost weapons that U.S. gave to Afghan forces
“Commander-of-Chief” B. Hussein Obama
A survey just released by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) found that a third of Iraq and Afghanistan vets have considered suicide. This is a huge statistic, and the reasons behind it are not just because of the healthcare at the VA.
Nearly half of all veterans of the wars in Iraq and . . . → Read More: Why have a third of Iraq and Afghanistan vets considered suicide?
June 25, 2014: An Iraqi volunteer force chant slogans against the Al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant during training in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles south of Baghdad. (AP Photo/Ahmed al-Husseini)
Iraqi army units have been infiltrated by ISIS and Iran-backed militias, and have been determined not safe for . . . → Read More: US claims Iraq army units infiltrated by ISIS and Iran-backed militias
In this Feb. 20, 2004 file photo, signs welcome visitors to the private North Carolina-based security company Blackwater USA’s headquarters near Moyock, N.C. (AP)
It seems Blackwater, the infamous “security contractor” that worked in Iraq for several years, didn’t take criticism very lightly. We all know what their employees did in September of 2007, when . . . → Read More: Blackwater manager threatened to kill a State Department investigator
Credit: The Washington Times
The Islamic State Organization, the new name for the former Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is poised to seize BIAP-Baghdad International Airport.
The al Qaeda-inspired terrorist army in Iraq ultimately wants to capture Baghdad International Airport and begin a campaign to destabilize neighboring Jordan, an important U.S. ally, analysts . . . → Read More: The Islamic State Organization ready to seize Baghdad Int’l Airport
Russian Sukhoi Su-25 planes on the tarmac at Al Muthanna military base in Baghdad last week. (Credit Reuters)
Iran and Russia are now in Iraq: Iran is sending jets, Russia is sending everything else!
Warplanes recently delivered to Baghdad are most likely from Iran, and many are believed to be Iraqi jets flown into . . . → Read More: Iran and Russia in Iraq: Iran is sending jets, Russia everything else!
An image taken from a video that allegedly shows militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) executing a group of Iraqi soldiers.
50 bodies of men between the ages of 25 and 40 were found near the town of al Hilla, about 60 miles south of Baghdad.
Fox News reports:
Iraqi . . . → Read More: In Iraq: 50 bodies found near Hilla, south of Baghdad—just like 2006
I have posted in its entirety an article by Tawab Malekzad, ”Iraq: US Considers Stepping Back into the Quagmire.” The piece appeared in Voice of Russia-US on July 3, 2014. Mr. Malekzad interviewed me for the article.
The Pentagon (Photo: © Commons)
By Tawab Malekzad
WASHINGTON (VR) — The Pentagon’s concerns over the threat of the Islamic . . . → Read More: News Article – “Iraq: US Considers Stepping Back into the Quagmire”
A member of the Iraqi security forces stands outside a burnt house on May 21, 2014 in the city of Ramadi. (AFP Photo/Azhar Shallal)
Cost of Iraq War: 4,000 people killed in the first half of 2014!
The death toll from suicide attacks in Iraq keeps climbing.
Fox News reported on May 27 2014:
A suicide bomber . . . → Read More: Cost of Iraq War: 4,000 people killed in the first half of 2014!