Prime Minister David Cameron (PA)
British Prime Minister David Cameron warned his country, and the western world, of the danger of a “terrorist caliphate” being established on the shores of the Mediterranean if the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant (ISIL) is successful in Iraq.
Warning that Islamic State fighters . . . → Read More: PM warns of caliphate on Mediterranean shore if Islamic State succeeds
Barack Hussein Obama—at work.
Back in January 2014, in an interview for The New Yorker, Barack Hussein Obama compared ISIS to the “jayvee” for the LA Lakers. That’s like George W. Bush declaring “Mission Accomplished!” on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln.
President Obama’s decision to launch airstrikes in Iraq, while backed by senior . . . → Read More: Obama’s “jayvee” bench warmers—ISIS—now shooting for First String!
Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has risen to the highest leadership role in ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, after the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in 2006. Al-Baghdadi almost makes al-Zarqawi, whose trademark was beheading folks, look tame. An excellent article by Tim Arango and Eric Schmitt describing the rise of al-Baghdadi appeared in the New . . . → Read More: al-Baghdadi: self-appointed caliph of ISIS and “architect” of violence
Saddam Hussein is filmed after his capture in this footage released December 14, 2003. (Reuters)
Pundits are now saying Iraq was better off under Saddam. I said that 5 years ago. Hey, Laura Ingraham, you’re correct but a little late.
“We try to do all these things in Iraq, now . . . → Read More: Pundit says Iraq was better off under Saddam (I said that 5 years ago)
Barack Hussein Obama hosts the Muslim celebration of Eid in the White House on July 28, 2014. He commemorated all the contributions Muslims have made to the growth of America.
The cost of the Iraq war, which began in March 2003, appears to have no end in sight. But last week, while . . . → Read More: Cost of the Iraq War: No end in sight for Iraq, the US, or ISIS, etc.
This Oct. 31, 2007 file photo, shows a general view of the dam in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP/File)
The Islamic State, the new name for the al Qaeda spin-off comprised of Sunni militants, has now seized Mosul Dam, the largest dam in Iraq. It seems the peshmerga, the Kurdish forces, . . . → Read More: The Islamic State has seized Mosul Dam: Kurdistan is now threatened
Bill and Hillary Clinton
A newly released recording quotes Bill Clinton—the day before the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01—saying he had the chance to kill Usama bin Laden but “I didn’t do it.” This confirms what we have known for 13 years.
The entire July 31, 2014 report by Fox news is quoted below:
Former President Bill Clinton, . . . → Read More: Bill Clinton on 9/10/01: I could have killed bin Laden but ‘I didn’t’
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