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  • Baghdad on verge of collapse despite Obama's "containment" policy
    Baghdad on verge of collapse despite Obama's "containment" policy
    President Obama stated on “60 Minutes” Sunday night that intelligence had failed him on the size of the ISIS threat in Iraq and Syria. Whether that statement is true or not, the United States now faces a terrorist army that is within...
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    ISIS seizes Iraqi army base near Baghdad
    Islamic State (ISIS) militants have overtaken an Iraqi army base near Baghdad, killing an estimated 300 Iraqi soldiers.The news comes on the heels of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's announcement on Thursday that "credible"...
  • Erbil, Kurdistan
    Off again on again, will the Kurds plan for another Referendum?
    In March of 2014, Kurdistan President, Massoud Barzani stated an electoral commission should be formed, and laws established, to assist Kurdistan with its independence referendum.In July, 2014 Kurdish leader, Barzani, called on lawmakers to start...
  • ISIS continues deadly assault on civilians in Iraq
    ISIS continues deadly assault on civilians in Iraq
    It’s been weeks since the press gave any airtime to the crisis in Iraq where death and destruction from ISIS terrorists continues reign on a daily basis.After weeks of training, the Iraqi Air Force has reportedly joined the fight and bombed...
  • Violence inside Iraq continues in spite of news lockout
    Violence inside Iraq continues in spite of news lockout
    Mainstream news has turned their attention to the newly erupted conflict in Israel and Gaza, in doing so, verifiable news from inside Iraq generally, and Baghdad specifically, has been hard to come by.NPR released the most recent information...
  • Isil
    ISIS surrounding of Baghdad almost complete, six miles from outskirts
    The McClatchy News Service via the Miami (of Florida) Herald is reporting on June 24, 2014 that the terrorist army of ISIS is close to a total encirclement of the Iraqi national capital. Also cited is that the forces fighting against government...
  • Marco Rubio
    US troops in Baghdad: In and out
    How would you like to land into a war zone through the front door where most of the people at the gate hate your guts and don’t want you to be there? Welcome to Baghdad. Been there done that, and been there and done that again. This time,...
  • United States Embassy in Baghdad
    Obama deploys Marines to protect embassy in Baghdad
    President Obama deployed around 100 Marines to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad to safeguard it from possible attacks from ISIS, (Islamic State of Irag and Syria), the Islamic radical insurgency, according to ABC News on Monday. The President's...
  • United States Embassy in Baghdad
    Obama sends Marines to protect U.S. Embassy in Baghdad
    President Obama deployed around 100 Marines to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad to safeguard it from possible attacks from ISIS, (Islamic State of Irag and Syria), the Islamic radical insurgency, according to ABC News on Monday. The President's...
  • Fleeing Iraq
    Connecting the dots…. From Benghazi to Baghdad
    We have all seen the repulsive stories and pictures of the results of the Obama doctrine in Iraq. From highways littered with dead to world cup beheadings. (This is our ball) With stories of the latest’s atrocities taking up all the...
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    Obama's 'JV team' has enough firepower 'to occupy Baghdad'
    Despite Barack Obama derisively equating both direct and indirect al-Qaeda affiliates as the "junior varsity," one of those very same affiliates has enough heavy weaponry to capture the capital city of Iraq, as reported by the Houston...
  • isil
    Al-Qaeda fighters within 20 minute drive from Baghdad
    Despite the presidential assurance that the al-Qaeda terrorist organization is "decimated" and "on the run," members of the heavily armed Islamic jihadist group have fought their way to a mere 25 miles from the outskirts of the...
  • Gunmen open fire on Baghdad brothel killing 12
    Baghdad brothel shooting leaves 12 dead: Gunmen kill 7 women and 5 men
    A Baghdad brothel was a gruesome scene of blood shed as gunmen killed seven women and five men inside a house of ill repute. This latest act of violence with 12 people shot and killed in Iraq’s capitol was similar to another brothel killing...
  • Col. Byron A. Freeman salutes as he stands next to an Iraqi officer during a graduation ceremony for more than 945 police students in Baghdad on Jan. 14, 2009.
    U.S. auditors say millions wasted on unwanted Iraqi police training program
    U.S. auditors have come to a conclusion, $200 million wasted on a police development program that was not wanted by the Iraqi government (Marine Corps Times). The wasteful spending in Iraq just keeps accumulating.The report by the Special...
  • Iraq/Iran
    Iraq helps undermine US economic sanctions against Iran
    Managing Director of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company (ICOFC) Mehdi Fakour announced that Tehran and Baghdad have decided to establish a joint company for developing three joint oil fields"An Iraqi delegation will visit Iran on February...