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ISIS WILL NEED THEM FOR THE INVASION OF IRAN? Why the U.S. Is Selling More Tanks To Iraq….

ISIS WILL NEED THEM FOR THE INVASION OF IRAN? Why the U.S. Is Selling More Tanks To Iraq.

U.S. Airways Under Fire for Disrespecting Iraq War Vet and His Service Dog

A U.S. Marine and Iraq War veteran was verbally attacked by a U.S. Airways Steward on a flight over a disagreement concerning the veteran’s service dog, leaving the veteran fuming

Our New Ally–Iran

Iran is allied with Iraq and the United States in the fight against ISIS. Iranian military involvement has dramatically increased in Iraq over the past year as Tehran has delivered desperately needed aid to Baghdad in its fight against Islamic State militants, say U.S., Iraqi and Iranian sources. In the eyes of Obama administration officials, [...]

Iranian General Reportedly Killed By ISIS Sniper In Northern Iraq

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Brigadier Gen. Hamid Taqavi, a veteran of the brutal Iran-Iraq was in the 1980s, was killed while training Iraqi troops and Shiite militiamen, Iran says.

Fox's Grenell Attacks Obama For Not Bringing In More Ground Troops To Fight ISIS

Former Bushie and Romney spokesman, and Fox regular Richard Grenell used the news of the recent US-led coalition airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria as an excuse to attack President Obama for not wanting to send U.S. ground troops...Show More Summary

Senior Iran Revolutionary Guards adviser killed in Iraq

A senior Iranian military officer has been killed while advising Iraqi troops in their fight against Daesh ( Islamic State ), Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday. “Brigadier General Hamid Taghavi was martyred during a mission to advise the army and Iraqi volunteers… in the city of Samarra,” north of Baghdad, said a statement […]

The Iraq War: Bush's Biggest Blunder

From the RAND Corporation report "Blinders, Blunders, and Wars: What America and China Can Learn": President George W. Bush's decision to invade Iraq on March 20, 2003, was not a blunder on the scale of those of Napoleon, Hitler and Tojo. Show More Summary

Obama touts end of Afghanistan Tour, but Forgets about increasing U.S. Presence in Iraq

President Barack Obama conveniently forgets about how he’s increasing America’s military presence in Iraq, while praising his drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan (via The Guardian and Fox News).

Congress Sets Politics Aside for Critical Development and Humanitarian Issues

2014 has been a busy year for the international humanitarian and development communities. From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to ongoing conflict in Iraq and Syria, 2014 saw an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises around the globe. Show More Summary

America’s war to start all wars: How the invasion of Panama birthed the quagmire in Iraq

Twenty-five years ago this month, George H.W. Bush gave the U.S. a model for unilateral, preemptory "regime change"

VICE Reports: The KKK and American Veterans - Full Length

VICE travels to Mississippi, where the Ku Klux Klan is experiencing a rise in members, fueled by a new strategy that targets veterans just returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Host Rocco Castoro chats with Klan members and former Marines, as well as experts on extremist groups, to explore how the KKK's numbers are tied to world wars. Watch the full length here.

Gulf-Iranian Proxy War Spills Onto the Soccer Pitch

A Saudi-led proxy war against Iran playing out in Syria and Iraq has expanded onto the soccer pitch with a last minute decision by the Palestinian national team to cancel a friendly against Iran. The cancellation officially on technical...Show More Summary

Islamic State claims Iraq suicide bombing that killed 38

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Islamic State group on Friday claimed it carried out a suicide bombing south of Baghdad that targeted Sunni fighters who oppose the jihadists, in which 38 people were killed. IS spearheaded a sweeping militant offensive that hasShow More Summary

Former Dem Rep. Patrick Murphy: Bin Laden Shooter Isn’t ‘Above the Law’

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

In light of recent news that the Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden is being investigated for potentially leaking classified information, a former congressman and Iraq War veteran says that nobody, including the man who killed bin Laden, is above the law.

The ISIS caliphate is already crumbling

It turns out that the Islamic State, which seized large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria this year, is not so good at the whole running a state thing. According to The Washington Post, areas under ISIS' control are rapidly falling...Show More Summary

US-led air raids hit ISIL in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon says 31 strikes in Iraq and Syria destroyed various ISIL units on Friday, including buildings and vehicles.

Book Review: The Dogs Are Eating Them Now

The Dogs Are Eating Them Now By Graeme Smith COUNTERPOINT With Iraq and Syria hogging the headlines, it's remarkable how quickly we've forgotten our longest war. Graeme Smith's memoir is a cutting account of how the Afghanistan conflict unraveled. Show More Summary

Iraq, Turkey talk military cooperation in battling ISIS

Haider al-Abadi, the Iraqi prime minister, told reporters that he had provided 'lists' of things Iraq was requesting from Turkey.

ISIS governor of Mosul taken out by US-led air strikes: report

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

After only 25 days in office, the ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul, a major city in northern Iraq, was killed Thursday by U.S.-led airstrikes, according to a high-ranking Iraqi police commander. U.S. security officials have not yet publicly confirmed the killing. Hassan Hassan Saeed al-Jabouri was...

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