Pentagon “Considering” Sending Combat Troops To Iraq, ISIS And Al-Qaeda Reach Agreement

By: Friday November 14, 2014 7:20 am

Though the US has already sent about 1,000 soldiers into Iraq after ISIS took over a large swath of the country, President Obama continues to claim he hasn’t/won’t send in ground forces. The rationalization for that claim is that those new troops are not designated as combat troops but as advisors and guards. But now [...]

ISIS and Al-Qaeda Takeover Base Of US-Backed Rebel Leader In Syria, Gain US Weapons

By: Monday November 3, 2014 5:54 am

Nearly 19% of the ammunition ISIS has been using originated in the United States: http://t.co/AEpOakWVyc pic.twitter.com/sK5h957Nqb — Rep. Walter Jones (@RepWalterJones) October 7, 2014 The Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al Nusra, was joined by ISIS in a successful operation that took over the headquarters of a prominent US-backed rebel leader in┬áDeir Sinbul, Syria. The [...]

CIA Study Shows That Supporting Syrian Rebels Unlikely To Work

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 5:49 am

President Barack Obama is not the only one who thinks arming the Syrian rebels is a “fantasy,” an exhaustive study by the CIA shows that throughout the agency’s history covert support of rebel fighters has had very little success. According to The New York Times, the still classified study was commissioned in 2012 and continued [...]

Vice President Biden Apologizes For Saying True Things About Who Funds Terrorism

By: Monday October 6, 2014 10:35 am

As hard as it is to believe, the politics of the war in Syria has gotten even more dysfunctional. Vice President Joe Biden has now apologized both to the leader of Turkey and United Arab Emirates after correctly stating – publicly – that the two nations bare considerable responsibility for the jihadists operating in Syria. It has been an open secret since the civil war began in Syria that Turkey and the Sunni gulf states were a significant source of money, arms, and recruits flowing to insurgents that were fighting the Iran-aligned Assad government.

Steven Sotloff’s Family Says Obama-backed Syrian Rebels Sold Him To ISIS

By: Monday September 15, 2014 5:37 am

One of the American journalists killed by ISIS, Steven Sotloff, was reportedly sold to ISIS by the so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels backed by President Barack Obama. Sotloff’s brutal death at the hands of ISIS was used as justification for expanding military action against ISIS by Obama in his prime time address. President Obama bypassed a [...]

Obama Does Not Have Authority To Bomb Syria Without Congressional Approval

By: Friday September 12, 2014 5:07 am

Though President Obama made a number of absurd and unsupported claims in his address on ISIS, the one that already launched a thousands tweets is his assertion that he had the authority to bomb Syria without seeking congressional approval. In Obama’s distorted view of the constitution he can launch a military campaign against any country [...]

After Media Assault Americans Believe ISIS Threat To US

By: Tuesday September 9, 2014 5:23 am

After a continual barrage of media hype surrounding a group of Islamist fighters in Iraq and Syria the American people are scared that the homeland is in jeopardy. According to a CNN/ORC Poll, 45% of Americans see that ISIS is a “very serious threat to the US.” That number parallels what Americans thought of Al [...]

Obama Admits Arming Moderate Syrian Rebels Has ‘Always Been A Fantasy’

By: Monday August 11, 2014 10:01 am

Though many have critiqued President Barack Obama’s strategy of bypassing a terrorism law to give weapons to so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels, few have touched the level of comprehensive disdain the president himself has with his own policy. The weapons the Obama Administration sent to Syria famously ended up in the hands of ISIS and Al [...]

ISIS Declares Caliphate In Syria And Iraq

By: Monday June 30, 2014 4:40 am

Map shows large stretches of territory in Iraq controlled by ISIS – enabling flood of militants from Syria pic.twitter.com/y2lNyf3rIt — BBC Outside Source (@BBCOS) June 23, 2014 The Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISIS) has renamed itself the “Islamic State” and claims to have established a caliphate in parts of what are still recognized [...]

President Obama Asks For $500 Million To Arm More Terrorists In Syria

By: Friday June 27, 2014 8:29 am

President Barack Obama appears determined to keep Al-Qaeda and ISIS well supplied with weapons. After bypassing a terrorism funding law, Obama sent arms to the weak to non-existent “moderate” Syrian rebels. Not surprisingly, the arms quickly were taken by Al-Qaeda and used for their operations. Yes, President Obama bypassed a rule about arming terrorists and [...]

Max Boot Pretends Saudi Arabia Not Already Funding Extremists In Middle East

By: Thursday June 19, 2014 10:52 am

The US foreign policy establishment has seen itself embarrassed quite a bit lately. The supposed golden age that President Obama promised to usher in in the wake of the calamitous Bush 43 presidency has not come to pass. In fact, there seems to more similar than different between Obama and Bush’s approach to national security [...]

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