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Aug 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Around 130 more U.S. troops have arrived in northern Iraq, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday, saying their mission was to “take a closer look and give a more in-depth assessment of where we can continue to help the Iraqis.” Speaking to Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif. after flying in from Australia, Hagel stressed ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(CNSNews.com) – An Iraqi Christian who fled for his life from Mosul says that his Muslim neighbors welcomed the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) and told him “this land belongs to Islam.” “We left Mosul because ISIS came to the city. The (Sunni) people of Mosul embraced ISIS, and drove the Christians out of ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration may announce on Tuesday a decision to send more military advisers to Iraq, U.S. officials said, as the United States helps confront radical Islamist militants who threaten Iraqi minorities and the northern Kurdish enclave. Several U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said a decision to send at least 70 ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WFB: There has been a lot of throat-clearing by the media when it comes to the terror organization Hamas during the current Gaza conflict. Reporters and pundits criticizing Israel want you to know they are not defending Hamas. Hamas has been designated a terrorist organization by the United States since 1997. It has the ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Sky News: The UN says up to 35,000 refugees have escaped Iraq's Mount Sinjar and are "exhausted" and "dehydrated". The refugees, mostly from the minority Yazidi sect, managed to reach northern Iraq's Kurdistan region through Syria over the past three days. "The new arrivals are exhausted, dehydrated and many have suffered sun or heat stroke, ...

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Life was just as brutal for the Yazidis—a religious minority persecuted for decades in northern Iraq—under former dictator Saddam Hussein as it is now under the threat from Islamic militants, contradicting recent claims about the former Iraqi government. The plight of the Yazidis attracted international attention in recent days as thousands sought ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Washington Post: U.S. spy agencies have begun to see groups of fighters abandoning al-Qaeda affiliates in Yemen and Africa to join the rival Islamist organization that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria and been targeted in American airstrikes, U.S. officials said. The movements are seen by U.S. ­counterterrorism analysts as a worrisome ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Daily Beast: Hillary Clinton and Congressmen alike have called on Obama to arm Syria’s rebels. But the President fumed at lawmakers in a private meeting for suggesting he should’ve done more. President Obama got angry at lawmakers who suggested in a private meeting that he should have armed the Syrian rebels, calling the ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from BLOOMBERG: Islamic State militants who last week captured the Mosul Dam, Iraq’s largest, had one demand for workers: Keep it going. Arriving in their Toyota pickup trucks, armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and wearing a patchwork of military uniforms, robes and turbans, jubilant militants from the al-Qaeda breakaway group told workers hiding in management ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WFB: It was an applause line during almost every campaign address made by President Obama in 2012: “I promised to end the war in Iraq, and I did.” Now, he’s backing off. President Obama ordered a full troop withdrawal from Iraq, which was completed in December 2011. But the country did not stabilize, as was ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: A top Defense Department official acknowledged Monday that U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are unlikely to affect Islamic militants’ “overall capabilities” or their operations elsewhere in Iraq and Syria but rebuffed calls to expand the mission. Lt. Gen. William Mayville Jr., director for operations with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, described a stay-the-course ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Not only is all this 100% caused by Obama's refusal to have a status of forces deal with Iraq, but now, even in the face of all this, he refuses to do what is necessary to stop this holocaust, and instead has launched a token bombing campaign to protect our own buildings, that's it. Notice ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Hamas executed dozens of diggers responsible for its extensive tunnel system in past weeks, fearing the workers would reveal the site locations to Israel, a report on the Mako website’s army blog said. There was no independent confirmation of the report (link here in Hebrew). The tunnelers, many of whom constructed the ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

“The goal in the short-term is to keep the ISIS fighters from taking over Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan in the north and to free the religious group that has been trapped in the mountains there. That seems to be working. But what is going to take a lot more work, Charlie, is to actually ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GWER, Iraq — With American strikes beginning to show clear effects on the battlefield, Kurdish forces counterattacked Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Sunday, regaining control of two strategic towns with aid from the air. The American airstrikes, carried out by drones and fighter jets, were intended to support the Kurdish forces fighting to defend Erbil, ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

SYDNEY (AP) — The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Monday. Previously, the U.S. had insisted on only selling arms to the Iraqi government in Baghdad, but the Kurdish peshmerga fighters had been losing ground to ...

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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Related - ISIS 'Systematically Beheading Children' in Iraq He literally wants a settlement, a peace agreement, where ISIS gets its own land, gets to keep its Caliphate, because he thinks it's better that there are "no victors and no vanquished." He doesn't want them conquered, he just wants them pushed back from the Shiite and Kurish ...

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Aug 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

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