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Jan 4, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi troops trying to retake Anbar province from a mixture of Islamist and tribal foes battled al Qaeda fighters in Ramadi on Saturday after shelling the western region's other main city, Falluja, overnight, tribal leaders and officials said. At least eight people were killed and 30 were wounded in Falluja, and residents ...

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Jan 4, 2014 Comments Off Jack Flash

Al Qaeda gunmen chant slogans during the funeral of a man killed when clashes erupted between al-Qaida gunmen and Iraqi army soldiers on Friday Excerpted from Global Affairs: Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for reports that the Iraqi city of Fallujah had fallen to al Qaeda forces. McCain ...

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Jan 3, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Related - WATCH - Krauthammer: ‘Iraq War Was Already Won When Barack Came Into Office”; Obama ‘Liquidated’ Our Gains Obama abandoned all our bases in Iraq because that's what Iran wanted. He covered his ass on this by lying and saying he just wasn't able to negotiate a deal to keep them there. Obama has ...

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Jan 3, 2014 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 29, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Independent: The Government is working to declassify more than 100 secret documents detailing discussions that took place between Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and George Bush in the run-up to the Iraq war. The Independent understands that, in an unprecedented move, a cache of notes from Mr Blair to Mr Bush, records of ...

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Dec 28, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Arutz Sheva: Iraq's rising violence and concerns of an all-out sectarian war appears set to flare up even further, as Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki recently ordered Muslim prayers to be directed to the Shi'ite holy city Karbala, instead of Mecca. Karabala is where Imam Al-Hussein, a Shi'ite "martyr" who refused to surrender the Islamic ...

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Dec 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — The United States is quietly rushing dozens of Hellfire missiles and low-tech surveillance drones to Iraq to help government forces combat an explosion of violence by a Qaeda-backed insurgency that is gaining territory in both western Iraq and neighboring Syria. The move follows an appeal for help in battling the extremist group ...

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Dec 25, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday. In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church in the capital's southern Dora neighborhood, killing at least 26 people and wounding 38, a police officer said. Earlier, two bombs ...

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Dec 13, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: Ten years after the capture of Saddam Hussein, Iraq is at risk of becoming a failed state again as al-Qaeda reclaims vast swathes of the country. Friday’s anniversary of the Iraqi dictator’s arrest sees the country still struggling with his legacy, with al-Qaeda launching a fresh campaign of terrorist atrocities from ...

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Nov 29, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Nov 27, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 25, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIZPAC REVIEW: The founder of the Blackwater USA security firm is setting the record straight on the company’s role in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. In his new book, “Civilian Warriors,” Blackwater founder and CEO Erik Prince says all his company did was answer the U.S. government’s call for help. “By 2006 and 2007, a ...

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Nov 22, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Shock and Awe the initial bombing of baghdad..Oldie but a goodie enjoy!

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Nov 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CBS News: Two years after U.S. troops left Iraq, al Qaeda's presence there is growing, President Obama acknowledged Friday after a White House meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. During the meeting, which Vice President Joe Biden also attended, the leaders discussed a range of issues, including economic, regional and security issues, Mr. ...

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Oct 31, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki pleaded on Thursday for U.S. and international support to combat a revival of al Qaeda that observers fear could plunge the country back into civil war. Maliki spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace about the gains Iraq has made since the full withdrawal of U.S. ...

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Sep 15, 2013 Comments Off Darby Crash

Excerpted from IBD: As the regime of Bashar Assad disintegrates, the security of his chemical arsenal is in jeopardy. The No. 2 general in Saddam Hussein's air force says they were the WMDs we didn't find in Iraq. King Abdullah of neighboring Jordan warned that a disintegrating Syria on the verge of civil war puts Syria's ...

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Sep 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DEFCON HILL: Syrian military forces are already moving chemical weapon stockpiles out of the country to evade looming UN inspections, an opposition leader said Saturday. "We have told our friends that the regime has begun moving a part of its chemical weapons arsenal to Lebanon and Iraq," Gen. Salim Idris, the top commander of ...

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Sep 9, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Watheq Al-Battat, leader of the Iraqi Hezbollah and founder of the Jaish Al-Mukhtar milita, threatened that his group, as well as other Iraqi Shiite groups, would attack U.S. targets in the Persian Gulf if the U.S. goes forward with a military strike against Syria. (Photo provided by the Middle East Media Research Institute) Excerpted from THE ...

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from USA Today: Iran and others could cause major damage to U.S. and its allies. Syria's Assad regime and its Iran-backed allies have pledged to retaliate against any U.S. attack, and Middle East analysts say weapons and terrorist networks at their disposal mean the threats should be taken seriously. "Iran is a huge threat," said Ariel ...

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

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Aug 28, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The BBC: David Cameron has discussed Syria with Barack Obama by telephone as Britain and the US consider intervention. The UK's response will be discussed at a National Security Council (NSC) meeting later, while the US has said its forces are "ready to go". The prime minister said on Tuesday the world could not "stand ...

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Aug 27, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Wall Street Journal: The U.S. is moving toward possible military strikes against Syria without the public support of any major Arab ally, reflecting broad unease in the region about another Western military intervention. The lack of public endorsement from Arab governments, even from Saudi Arabia and other countries that have helped arm, ...

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Aug 11, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

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Aug 1, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BBC Casualty figures released by the UN mission in Baghdad suggest 1,057 Iraqis were killed in July, making it the most violent month in years. At least 4,137 civilians have been killed and 9,865 injured so far this year, with Baghdad province worst hit. "The impact of violence on civilians remains disturbingly high," UN Iraq representative ...

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Jul 22, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

In this Feb. 21, 2009 file photo, guards stand at a cell block at the renovated Abu Ghraib prison, now renamed Baghdad Central Prison and run by Iraqis in Baghdad, Iraq. Excerpted from The Hill: Hundreds of prioners including senior members of al Qaeda escaped from Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison on Monday in a violent break-out. . The ...

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