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“America’s Failure in Iraq” is a worthwhile critique of the current political crisis.” By the Midwest Book Review.

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Iran and Russia in Iraq: Iran is sending jets, Russia everything else!

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!

In Iraq: 50 bodies found near Hilla, south of Baghdad—just like 2006

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

News Article – “Iraq: US Considers Stepping Back into the Quagmire”

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”

Cost of Iraq War: 4,000 people killed in the first half of 2014!

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!

Collapse of Iraq: ISIS, Maliki, Baghdad, John Kerry, and a dead judge

Judge Rauf Rashid and Saddam Hussein

The collapse of Iraq is a story of ISIS, soon-to-be ex-Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki, the near fall of Baghdad, Statesman-to-the-World John Kerry (second only to Uncle Joe Biden), and the murder of the judge who sentenced Saddam Hussein to death. In Iraq, what goes around comes around. Let’s start . . . → Read More: Collapse of Iraq: ISIS, Maliki, Baghdad, John Kerry, and a dead judge

Collapse in Iraq: war vets upset at collapse so soon after our exit

General Martin Dempsey

The collapse in Iraq has US war vets upset because it’s happening so soon after our departure.  Did they think everything would be OK after they left, or after the US completely withdrew?

The swift collapse of Iraq is no surprise.  There has never been stability in that country since we invaded.  If people actually . . . → Read More: Collapse in Iraq: war vets upset at collapse so soon after our exit

America’s Failure in Iraq: don’t blame the Iraqis—blame the U.S.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

America’s Failure in Iraq

The failure in Iraq is not the fault of the Iraqis, their government or their army.  It’s the fault of the United States, completely and totally.

We went there for no legitimate reason other than completely fabricated crap about WMD.  We then proceeded to . . . → Read More: America’s Failure in Iraq: don’t blame the Iraqis—blame the U.S.

Cost of the Iraq War: Iraq slides toward collapse as the world watches

June 12, 2014: Iraqi men gather outside of the main army recruiting center to volunteer for military service in Baghdad, Iraq, after authorities urged Iraqis to help battle insurgents. I wonder how many of these brave men will die because their county, and the United States, has failed them. (Photo: AP)

Cost of the . . . → Read More: Cost of the Iraq War: Iraq slides toward collapse as the world watches

Iraq War: I hate to say “I told you so,” but I told you so.

Insurgents belonging to ISIS/ISIL. (AP)

The Iraq War is now in its final phase. As it goes down the drain, as I predicted it would, Barack Hussein Obama is weighing his options.

Last week two al Qaeda “franchises,” ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and ISIL (the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), took over . . . → Read More: Iraq War: I hate to say “I told you so,” but I told you so.

Cost of the Iraq war: it’s official, insurgents now taking over towns

Burning vehicles belonging to Iraqi security forces are seen during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)

The cost of the Iraq war 

It’s official, insurgents are now taking over towns in Iraq.  On . . . → Read More: Cost of the Iraq war: it’s official, insurgents now taking over towns