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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DICK CHENEY AND LIZ CHENEY: As the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) capture territory and establish a caliphate stretching across the now-eradicated Syria-Iraq border, hard-won gains secured with American blood and treasure are being lost. We are watching the rise of potentially the gravest threat to our national ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: 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 say. The Islamic State organization — formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — is attempting to move within striking distance as Iraqi ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad." Nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of uranium compounds were kept at ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG PEACE: Reports coming out of eastern Syria Monday revealed that several factions within the Syrian opposition force known as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have pledged services to the Islamic State, the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Sources and eyewitnesses said that the FSA has ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The Pentagon has a plan for dealing with Islamic State “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: send in the drones. Several defense officials spoke to the news network and said that the circumstances that would allow President Obama to order a drone strike are being deliberated. “He is a person of great interest to us,” ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iraq has informed the United Nations that the Islamic State extremist group has taken control of a vast former chemical weapons facility northwest of Baghdad where 2,500 chemical rockets filled with the deadly nerve agent sarin or their remnants were stored along with other chemical warfare agents. Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali ...

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Jul 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Directors of a Mosul museum housing biblical relics are warning that they won’t be able to protect them from radical Islamic militants, The Daily Beast reports. The museum, still recovering from brutal raids during the Iraq War, was “unable to take preventative measures” when ISIS descended on Mosul in June. “These ...

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Jul 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The New York Times: Wearing a black turban and black robes, the leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic state that stretches across eastern Syria and much of northern and western Iraq made a startling public appearance, his first in many years, at a well-known mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul. There had been only ...

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Jul 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The "State of the Islamic Caliphate” is inscribed at the top of the passport. At the bottom, it says: “The holder of the passport if harmed we will deploy armies for his service.” (Photo courtesy: Twitter) Excerpted from Al Arabiya: Militant members and sympathizers of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have ...

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Jul 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia deployed 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers abandoned the area, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Thursday, but Baghdad denied this and said the frontier remained under its full control. The world's top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia shares an 800-km (500-mile) border with Iraq, where Islamic State insurgents ...

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Jul 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Al Arabiya: The leader of the al-Qaeda offshoot now calling itself the Islamic State called on Muslims with military, medical and managerial skills to flock to its newly-declared pan-Islamic state, in an audio recording released Tuesday. “Those who can immigrate to the Islamic State should immigrate, as immigration to the house of Islam is ...

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Jul 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

“I don’t want to be alarmist…but I’ve spoken to many officials…and it [ISIL] is very dangerous. It has thousands of members, hundreds at least with European passports, and it is extremely ambitious. It is not simply interested in carving out a little mini state…. It has global ambitions. This is not just a regional problem, ...

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Jul 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Agencie France Presse: The nearly 500 American troops sent to Baghdad to bolster security for the US embassy are equipped with Apache attack helicopters and small unarmed surveillance drones, Pentagon officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama on Monday ordered 200 additional troops to the Iraqi capital to ensure the safety of American diplomats and other personnel ...

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Jul 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from MILITARY TIMES: A team of 100 contingency response airmen have been ordered into Iraq to protect U.S. assets at Baghdad International Airport. The airman and another 200 new troops — charged with protecting Americans in locations such as the embassy in the capital — are being sent because the Pentagon has “reason to be ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Related - EXPOSED: Al Qaeda Leader Behind Takeover Of Iraq Released From Custody By Obama Related - ISIS Leader Released By Obama Warns America: ‘Soon We Will Be In Direct Confrontation’ Related - ISIS Leader Said Following Words When Released By Obama: ‘See You In New York’ (CNSNews.com) – As Ramadan began on Sunday, the terrorist group fighting ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's sending about 200 more U.S. troops to Iraq to protect Americans and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. The announcement will bring to nearly 800 the total number of U.S. forces in and around Iraq to train local forces, secure the embassy and protect American interests. Obama notified House and ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: ISIS released a new video on Sunday titled – “The End of Sykes-Picot.” At the end of the video a laughing jihadist cruising in a Ford 350 mocks Obama. The Islamist Abu Saffiya from Chile, shows off the spoils of war and raises the Islamic flag at a former Iraqi military base. Another ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via WFB:

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Jun 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Damascus (AFP) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in Damascus on Saturday that his country "will not remain passive" as jihadists push an offensive in Syria's neighbour Iraq. "Russia will not remain passive to the attempts by some groups to spread terrorism in the region," Ryabkov told journalists after meeting with President Bashar al-Assad. Sunni ...

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Jun 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by helicopter gunships launched an operation early Saturday aimed at dislodging Sunni militants from the northern city of Tikrit, one of two major urban centers they seized in recent weeks in a dramatic blitz across the country. After watching much of Iraq slip out of government hands, military officials sought ...

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Jun 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

(CNN) -- King Abdullah has ordered that "all necessary measures" be taken to protect Saudi Arabia against terror threats, the state-run SPA news agency reported Thursday. "Anticipating (that) the terrorist organizations or others might carry out actions that might disturb the security of the homeland, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques has ordered taking all ...

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Jun 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from NewsBusters: Continuous fear-mongering from the left about the supposed cataclysmic dangers of global warming has always been present, but Slate’s Eric Holthaus has taken things to a whole different level. As Iraq and Syria devolve into chaos, the left-wing publication has blamed climate change for the rise of the al-Qaeda offshoot ISIS. While the ...

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