Iraqi Army ‘Months Away’ From Being Able To Take On ISIS, US Campaign To Take Years

By: Friday October 24, 2014 5:30 am

One of the most influential Army officers of Iraq on how the U.S. is repeating its mistakes: http://t.co/e2OoNLpUWB pic.twitter.com/m2a0Xe0CcH — Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy) October 22, 2014 Though hundreds of billions of US taxpayer dollars went into forming, training, and equipping the Iraqi National Army it only took a few weeks for ISIS to cripple the [...]

Obama Administration Wants New Fantasy Rebels In Syria

By: Thursday October 16, 2014 7:34 am

The fantasist is a hard creature to tame, if for no other reason than he or she always has somewhere outside of reality to escape to when the facts get harsh. So it is with President Obama’s self-admitted fantasy of having moderate Syrian rebel forces aligned with US interests that can alter the reality on [...]

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 [...]

Much Of ISIS’ Ammunition From US Government

By: Thursday October 9, 2014 7:54 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 law of unintended consequences strikes again. According to a study by Conflict Armament Research, much of the ammunition that ISIS is using to take over large parts of Iraq and [...]

Kurds In Syria Say US Airstrikes Not Working As ISIS Advances

By: Monday October 6, 2014 5:32 am

Two weeks after the US expanded its military campaign from Iraq into Syria the city of Kobani is set to fall to ISIS fighters. The Syrian Kurds fighting to stop ISIS’ advance have claimed that US airstrikes are not effective as ISIS simply changed tactics without missing a beat. Kobani sits on the border between [...]

‘Moderate’ Syrian Rebels Now Opposing US Airstrikes In Syria

By: Thursday October 2, 2014 5:54 am

Syrian activists telling us theyve never heard of Khorasan or its leader — Richard Engel (@RichardEngel) September 24, 2014 In an ironic twist to the ongoing and controversial US bombing campaign in Syria, the so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels are telling the Western media that they too oppose US airstrikes in Syria and think the campaign [...]

US To Stay In Afghanistan Indefinitely

By: Wednesday October 1, 2014 5:38 am

So about that leaving Afghanistan by 2015 plan? Not so much. The US has now secured a new status of forces agreement that will keep the war going in Afghanistan indefinitely. Of course, given the US is back in Iraq after losing a status of forces agreement maybe these agreements are mostly symbolic anyway. If [...]

Was The Khorasan Group Ever An ‘Imminent Threat?’

By: Monday September 29, 2014 7:40 am

As the Obama Administration began bombing in Syria under questionable legality, a sweetener was thrown in to the propaganda campaign to get the US involved in the civil war in Syria – the Khorasan Group. Though President Obama never mentioned the group in his speech to the nation, the Khorasan Group became another part of [...]

Obama Tells UN General Assembly ‘The Cause Of Empire Leads To The Graveyard’

By: Wednesday September 24, 2014 9:29 am

In what may be one of the most well publicized acts of cognitive dissonance in history US President Barack Obama, leader of the most powerful empire in the world, told the United Nations General Assembly that “the cause of empire leads to the graveyard.” Not surprisingly, Obama was not talking about US foreign policy in [...]

Obama’s War In Syria Finding Few Supporters

By: Wednesday September 24, 2014 5:49 am

We see #ISIS moving their assets… & moving their people into civilian areas – @MiddleEastGuy on strike strategy pic.twitter.com/XWh3MhmVMR — Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) September 24, 2014 Despite rhetoric that invoked terrorism and threats to the “homeland,” President Barack Obama has found little support for his unilateral decision to enter America into a war in [...]

Obama Admits Targeting Non-ISIS Group In Syria Bombing

By: Tuesday September 23, 2014 9:45 am

Remember when the reason for expanding this military campaign from Iraq into Syria was because ISIS was in both countries? It wasn’t so long ago. Well, now President Obama has announced that he also targeted a non-ISIS group in Syria. Mission creep in real time. In a press statement given earlier this morning, President Obama [...]

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