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Trump Visits the Troops

December 29, 2018 by

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By Gary Bauer   ~        President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq Wednesday after slipping out of Washington, D.C., late Christmas night. The president and first lady received a raucous reception from the troops. President Trump covered a lot of ground in […]

ISIS Fighter Exploited Obama’s Lax Refugee Policies

August 18, 2018 by

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An Iraqi terrorist was caught years after entering the U.S. as a refugee in 2014. By  Political Editors  Recent news gives credence to President Donald Trump’s reasoning behind his early executive order that created a temporary travel ban on people coming from several Muslim-majority countries — countries that by the way were identified as problematic […]

Did Trump Really Beat ISIS? Here Are The Facts.

February 1, 2018 by

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By Robin Simcox ~ “We’re gonna beat ISIS very, very quickly, folks. It’s gonna be fast. I have a great plan. It’s going to be great. They ask, ‘What is it?’ Well, I’d rather not say.” Donald Trump made this pledge to supporters in Connecticut in April 2016. At the time, it seemed unlikely he would ever […]

Free Kurdistan!

September 28, 2017 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ IRBIL, Iraq — Iraqi Kurds voted Monday in a landmark referendum on supporting independence, with initial results confirming predictions of overwhelming support for breaking away from Baghdad, in a move billed by the Kurdish leadership as an exercise in self-determination, but viewed as a hostile act by Iraq’s central government. […]

Confronting The Current Middle East Alignment

July 10, 2017 by

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By Retired Adm. James A. Lyons ~ With the imminent defeat of the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq and in Raqqa, its declared capital in Syria, one of the Trump administration’s key objectives is about to be achieved. With the collapse of the Islamic State as a functioning entity, however, there are clearly new dynamics coming into play which […]

Military ‘Win’ In Mosul Only The Start

April 4, 2017 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Iraq must overcome ISIS terror, sectarian divides The progress seen in the pitched battle between Iraqi troops (supported by U.S. forces) and ISIS for control of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul may seem like the light at the end of the dark Islamic State tunnel. But that hopeful glimmer […]

Are We Refugeed Out Yet?

March 3, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ There are more Iraqis living in the United States than there are in some major cities in Iraq. 156,000 Iraqi refugees have entered this country in just the last decade. 30,000 of those have ended up in California. In Obama’s first year in office, the United States resettled three-quarters of Iraqi […]