Tag Archives: Iraq

Trump’s temporary ban, the UN mystery, and the deal he ‘inherited’

Media and politicos are ranting about a temporary ban on a small number of Muslim-majority countries’ travel. What is forgotten is how we got to this point and President Barack Obama’s policies on certain international actors before Trump took office. … Continue reading

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On Syria, former CIA officer says ‘Take the Russian Gift Horse’s Gift’

Former CIA officer Michael Scheuer rarely agrees with status quo Democrats or Republicans on foreign policy, and he is roundly dismissed by some because he is harshly critical of US policy towards Israel. Scheuer is now weighing in on Russia … Continue reading

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For ISIL, looting archaeological and historical objects helps fund terrorism

The FBI is intent on dealing with a source of funding for the terrorist group ISIL. Archaeological and historical objects provide ready cash for the Islamic State in the Levant group seeking to establish a caliphate. Think tanks say the … Continue reading

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Operation Inherent Resolve enters ‘new phase’ as US forces land in Anbar

By Chris Carter In what he calls a “new phase” of the fight against the Islamic State, President Barack Obama now plans to send up to 1,500 troops to Anbar province. The president claimed they will not be directly involved … Continue reading

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Psaki’s feeble exchanges with Megyn Kelly confirm vast policy failure

After Megyn Kelly interviewed State Dept. spokesperson Jen Psaki, Twitter lit up like a renegade Roman candle. By the end of their exchange, Psaki perfectly fit the cliché of looking like a deer caught in the headlights. Psaki attempted to … Continue reading

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Sotloff believed dead; latest casualty in the war on journalists

There’s a veritable war on journalists right now in certain parts of the globe, and Steven Joel Sotloff is believed to be the latest casualty. SITE Intel Group has been credited as the source of information about Sotloff’s death, posting … Continue reading

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Phares pegged Obama policy on Iraq: U.S. re-engages with air strikes

As conditions in Iraq continue to deteriorate, an assessment made by Dr. Walid Phares in his book The Lost Spring comes to mind. Phares pegged President Barack Obama’s foreign policy so precisely, the current ascendancy of a terror group was … Continue reading

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