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Concerning Iraq, Intervention, and the Islamic State

The rapid spread of the Islamic State (IS) group across areas of Iraq and Syria have left many flatfooted, and posed a difficult choice to President Obama. 1,201 more words

Foreign Policy

Unity, not division...

Over the past two weeks, we have seen a dramatic change in the security climate within Australia. The Government announced an increase in the terror threat level from medium to high, followed quickly by an announcement that Australia would be sending approximately 600 military personnel to the Gulf, and just the other day, a highly coordinated set of raids was carried out in NSW and Queensland by the AFP, respective State Police and ASIO. 631 more words

France's Rafales Are The First Non-US Planes To Draw Blood Over Iraq

Yesterday, France become the first country other than the US to attack ISIS targets in Iraq. Their Rafales carried out a raid on munitions depot and … http://ift.tt/1mtadn6


Congress Of The United States, American People.

Posted on September 20, 2014

by Jerry Alatalo

Why would President of the United States Barack Obama ask the United States Congress for $500,000,000 to train and arm men to overthrow Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, who was re-elected for a third term by Syrians in July with 88.7% of the vote? 3,324 more words

Earth Matters

The Demise of the Nation State - Scotland on the Euphrates - By Uri Avnery

The Demise of the Nation State – Scotland on the Euphrates

20/09/14 –  Uri Avnery

TWO COUNTRIES competed this week for first place in news programs all over the world: Scotland and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. 1,627 more words

Defeat Not Degrade ISIS Correct Strategy

By Con George-Kotzabasis

Brief reply to: An Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) First Strategy

By Robert Bunker Small Wars Journal August 30, 2014… 320 more words


Turkish hostages in Iraq released

Watch the video Turkish hostages in Iraq released on Yahoo News . Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul … http://ift.tt/1msMQdB