Tag: Iraq

ISIS Second Resurgence, from the Institute for the Study of War

This is not good. ISIS’s Second Resurgence By Brandon Wallace and Jennifer Cafarella Key Takeaway: The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) is reconstituting a capable insurgent force in Iraq and Syria despite efforts to prevent its recovery by the U.S. Anti-ISIS Coalition. The U.S. Department of Defense stated in August 2018 that …

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Vicar of Baghdad: Four Iraqi Christian Kids Beheaded After Refusing to Convert to Islam, Telling ISIS Militants ‘No, We Love Jesus’ #ISIS

The “religion” of peace strikes again.  Once Iran takes over Iraq will things get any better?  I think not. Other than preventing genocide, how will our intervention be in the US interest?  Hard to say. Best to keep an anti-terrorism force in Iraq to destroy whatever targets are appropriate, be they Shia, Sunni, or other. …

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Every Five Minutes A Christian Is Killed For The Faith, Click Here To Save Christian Lives | Walid Shoebat

Every Five Minutes A Christian Is Killed For The Faith, Click the link below To Save Christian Lives.  Stop the #Genocide Help stop the genocide.  We can’t kill all the muslim extremists but we can limit the genocide to muslims.  Let them kill themselves.  Rescue the Christians and others who are “infidels”. Join the modern …

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ISIS in Iraq: A shadow of its former self – Can this be really true? #ISIS #Iraq

  I think there is a bit of truth to this, although the shadow may still be enough to dominate the territory.  This doesn’t mean that ISIS is being defeated.  They are strong in Syria and are a major presence in Libya and Afghanistan. ISIS in Iraq: A shadow of its former self By Rudaw …

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#ISIS Uses Mustard Gas Against Kurds While Obama Fiddles on Martha’s Vinyard

The Wall Street Journal and other news publications are reporting that ISIS is using mustard gas against the Peshmerga. Apparently it was either seized from Assad (who, of course destroyed it all) or rom a Saddam Hussein stash (which, of course, he didn’t have). In either case, where is the Red Line? Is Obama really …

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Kings Salman & Abdullah Plan to Redraw the Mid East Map to Contain and Shrink #ISIS

Via DEBKA Weekly.  Do you want to bet that Obama will torpedo the deal? The Greater Sunni Kingdom of Jordan For the first time in decades, the centuries-old royal banner of the Hashemite House of Jordan was unfurled in a quiet, history-loaded ceremony in the Jordanian capital of Amman on June 9. It was presented …

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Thousands of US paratroops head for #Iraq. Tehran braces for onset of #ISIS terror attacks on cities

Thousands of US paratroops head for Iraq. Tehran braces for onset of ISIS terror attacks on cities DEBKAfile Special Report June 10, 2015, 9:01 AM (IDT) Tags: The United States this week began transferring to Iraq and Gulf bases elite units of the US 82nd Airborne Division. debkafile’s military sources report that the first batch …

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#ISIS Grabs Oil, Land & Cash-They Cash in on Natural Resources in Looted Lands, Can Afford a Nuclear Bomb

Please read this very detailed analysis on the state of affairs in Syria and Iraq. The ISIS control of southern Syria and Anbar, as well as the neutralization of Lebanon puts them right on Israel’s borders.  They will be able to mass forces on the south Lebanon border and along the Golan Heights.  They will …

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The US and #Iraq i and #Syria n armies go to pieces against #ISIS drive. Israel, Jordan, Saudis alarmed

Amen! George The US and Iraqi and Syrian armies go to pieces against ISIS drive. Israel, Jordan, Saudis alarmed DEBKAfile Special Report May 21, 2015, 10:18 PM (IDT)   The fall of Damascus and Baghdad, or large slices thereof, into the rapacious hands of the Islamic State, is no longer a debatable subject of strategic …

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Next challenge for US after Ramadi defeat: #Iran ship nears Yemeni shore

The article tells of a major US exercise in Jordan that included a B-52.  This was a show of force no doubt intended as a red line. Another red line is the naval blockade of Yemen.  There are 2 days until it is crossed.  DEBKA doubts that the US will do anything to inspect the …

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