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Iraq: A Three-State Solution

August 16, 2015 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In my November 2, 2006 United Press International article “Understanding Iraq” I wrote: “The United States needs to develop a strategy based on the worst-case scenario. If fragmentation of Iraq is inevitable, then the best course of action may be to step back, focus on development of areas of stability, […]

Obama Loses Iraq

August 16, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The evidence from Lindsey Graham is compelling – Iraq wanted Barack Obama not to pull out all troops. And John Hinderaker rightly concludes: At one point Barack Obama and Joe Biden basked in the success of the surge that was authorized by George W. Bush and carried out by Gen. David […]

U.S. Has Power To Stop Train Wreck In Iraq, Syria

June 15, 2015 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ The unfolding political, humanitarian and security disaster involving Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State is like watching a slow-motion train wreck. You desperately want to look away, but you can’t. While President Obama has been tagged with not having a “complete strategy” for dealing with the Islamic State, based on […]

The U.S. Must Fight Or Iraq Will Fall

May 28, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former CIA officer Kevin Carroll is right. Baghdad could fall, with catastrophic results, unless the US starts to fight a real war. For instance: Use strategic air power America’s unrivalled air forces can hit Islamic State from anywhere: neighbouring countries, the sea and the continental US. Yet the sorties flown so […]

Iraq – Obama Can’t Just Lift One Finger To Stop The Islamic State

August 10, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Barack Obama pulled out of Iraq too soon, three years ago, and threw away the victory. Obama then did not intervene in Syria, allowing the jihadists to grow in strength. (Indeed, what support he gave was to the rebel side.) Obama then did almost nothing as jihadists from Syria swept into […]

Now Obama Sends Some Troops Back Into Iraq

June 17, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Thursday, Barack Obama says maybe: President Barack Obama said he would consider doing “anything” to respond gains militant extremists have made in Iraq over the past few days. Obama also specifically said military options are on the table. “There will be some short-term immediate things that need to be done militarily,” […]

Obama’s Former Defense Secretary Unleashes Critique of President

January 9, 2014 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ President Obama’s former defense secretary takes aim at the commander in chief with a sharp critique of Obama’s leadership and commitment to the war in Afghanistan, according to excerpts of “Duty,” a memoir written by Robert Gates. Gates’ comments were published in The Washington Post and other media outlets before the […]

Bush Was Right About Iraq!

August 21, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba As I watched the last of the U.S. active military force pull out of Iraq on August 19, I could not help but notice the famed “Indianhead” patch that unit was wearing on their uniforms because long, long ago, I wore that patch, the emblem of the Second Infantry Division. Most people […]