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Battle For Mosul Just The Beginning

November 2, 2016 by


By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Powerful players must find common ground The battle to pull Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul, from the Islamic State’s (aka ISIS) death grip is now in Week Two – and while victory doesn’t seem to be in sight just yet, progress toward retaking the city has been made. Unfortunately, evicting […]

Missing Islam

September 22, 2015 by


By Diana West ~ Four months ago, when “Iraq” first popped up as an presidential campaign prompt, I posted the following essay. Consider it an introduction, or re-introduction, to further commentary on last night’s debate. “Something Is Missing from the Iraq War Story, As Usual” The Iraq debate that has erupted three, seven, eight, twelve years […]

4 Things I’d Do To Stop The Advance Of Islamic State (If I Were In Charge)

August 8, 2014 by


By LTC Allen West (U.S. Army Ret) ~ Everyone has left Washington D.C. while President Obama frets over who gives him birthday wishes before he heads off to Martha’s Vineyard. It’s recess for the folks supposedly running our country, but the bad guys aren’t taking the summer off – especially the Islamic State. In fact, […]

Saddam, The Good Old Days

June 23, 2014 by


By Alan Caruba ~ I know it’s a terrible thing to say, but sometimes I miss Saddam Hussein. Yes, he was a cruel despot. Between September 1980 and July 1988 he pursued an eight-year war against Iran that killed an estimated combined million troops on both sides and achieved nothing. He had ruled from 1979 […]

Blame Islam Before Blaming The West

June 19, 2014 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The blame game over Iraq — Bush’s fault? Obama’s? — should not blind us to the real cause of the mayhem. It isn’t the West. What we see in Iraq are Muslims killing Muslims and in the name of Islam. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria now running amok in […]