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Oct 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

DUBLIN, Ohio — In this central Ohio town, parents and community leaders are expressing growing fears that their youths may succumb to the Islamic State’s savvy social media appeal to join its fight on battlefields in Iraq and Syria. But when Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson showed up recently at the Noor Islamic Cultural Center here ...

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Oct 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — The American official coordinating the international coalition fighting the Islamic State said on Friday that the Iraqi military would not be ready for a campaign to retake Mosul, the largest Iraqi city under insurgent control, for as much as a year. Mosul has become a symbol of the strength of the Islamist insurgency, which ...

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Oct 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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Oct 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Agencie France Presse: Australia's cabinet Friday authorised the deployment of special forces and military air strikes to tackle the Islamic State organisation in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. "Today, cabinet has authorised Australian air strikes in Iraq at the request of the Iraqi government and in support of the Iraqi government," Abbott said. "Also, subject to ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: Pentagon officials on Thursday announced a fix that would make U.S. troops deployed to Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) eligible for certain medals. Officials have decided to treat the new mission in Iraq as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, the U.S. fight against terrorism, ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Related - WATCH: Obama Was Warned Repeatedly Of Consequences Of Literally Insane, Literally Death Penalty-Deserving Treason Of Total Withdrawal From Iraq Via FOX NEWS: Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is lashing out at President Obama’s inner circle for failing to secure a 2011 deal to leave U.S. troops in Iraq, effectively accusing the White House of sabotaging ...

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Oct 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Ankara (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pressed the West on Wednesday to find a long-term solution to the crises in Syria and Iraq, saying dropping "tons of bombs" on Islamic State militants would only provide temporary respite. Erdogan has pushed for the ousting of President Bashar al-Assad throughout the Syria crisis to settle the ...

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Sep 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters hold a position on the front line in Khazer near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aski kalak, 40 km west of Arbil in northern Iraq Arbil (Iraq) (AFP) - Kurdish troops backed by warplanes battled the Islamic State group on three fronts in northern Iraq on Tuesday, clawing back land they lost to ...

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NRO: Here’s another piece of information that might have tipped off James Clapper about the Iraqi government’ ability to take on the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL). This clip from an Iraqi state TV anti-ISIS parody video indicates the American-backed state may lack even Jihad John’s ability to work an audience. Keep reading

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

ISIS are now just 5 miles away from Baghdad. Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy. We need you.— Canon Andrew White (@vicarofbaghdad) September 29, 2014 (CNSNews.com) – Rev. Canon Andrew White, vicar of St. George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad, warned Monday morning on Facebook that terrorists from “the Islamic State are on the verge of entering ...

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Vid & transcript via Daily Caller: Mitchell: It’s a bizarre thing to watch: Richard [Engel's] reporting, the video we’ve been getting in. It’s almost like movies you see of the Civil War, where people come out to watch a battle unfolding in front of them, right a couple of hundreds of ...

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Related: Senior Pentagon Official Says Obama Is A Total Fucking Liar When He Says On ’60 Minutes’ The Intel Community Didn’t Warn Him About ISIS Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: ABC’s chief White House correspondent Jon Karl dismantled the Obama administration’s claim that the rise of ISIL was the result of an intelligence failure during ...

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Sep 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Under attack: An Iraqi army soldier aims his weapon during clashes with ISIS militants in Jurf al-Sakhar - 43 miles south of Baghdad - at the weekend. ISIS militants reportedly killed 1,000 such soldiers yesterday Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: Fierce fighting has been reported on the outskirts of Baghdad where ISIS militants are attempting to seize ...

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Sep 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Related: Obama Throws CIA Under The Bus Over ISIS, Says Their Incompetence Led Him To Not Act Earlier Excerpted from The Daily Beast: On ‘60 Minutes,’ the president faulted his spies for failing to predict the rise of ISIS. There’s one problem with that statement: The intelligence analysts did warn him about the group. Nearly eight ...

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Sep 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Andrew C. McCarthy's piece in National Review Online (NRO): We’re being had. Again. For six years, President Obama has endeavored to will the country into accepting two pillars of his alternative national-security reality. First, he claims to have dealt decisively with the terrorist threat, rendering it a disparate series of ragtag jayvees. Second, he ...

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Sep 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

A British Tornado jet prepares to takeoff at the RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus September 27, 2014. London (AFP) - British warplanes flew their first mission over Iraq since parliament authorised strikes against Islamic State jihadists, but returned without bombing on Saturday, the Ministry of Defence in London said. Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 combat jets returned ...

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Sep 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Washington (AFP) - The Pentagon confirmed Saturday a fresh round of air strikes by the US military and coalition partners against Islamic State group targets in Syria and Iraq. The strikes hit seven targets in Syria, US Central Command said, including an IS building and two armed vehicles at the border crossing in the besieged Kurdish ...

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Sep 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NBC News: The British Parliament voted overwhelmingly Friday to join the American-led coalition carrying out airstrikes against ISIS militants in Iraq. The vote did not apply to Syria, where the United States and Arab allies began bombing this week. Meeting in a special session, the lawmakers approved the strikes 524-43. Belgium and Denmark also ...

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants with the Islamic State group publicly killed a rights lawyer in the Iraqi city of Mosul after their self-styled Islamic court ruled that she had abandoned Islam, the U.N. mission in Iraq said Thursday. According to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq, Samira Saleh Al-Naimi was tried in a so-called "Sharia ...

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Sep 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

NEW YORK (AP) — Iraq's prime minister said Thursday his country's intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in United States and Paris. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he was told of the plot by Baghdad, and that it was the work of foreign fighters of the Islamic State group ...

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