#Iraq

Politics | Trump Politics

Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Standing with Saudi Arabia | The White House

America First! The world is a very dangerous place! The country of Iran, as an example, is responsible for a bloody proxy war against Saudi Arabia in Yemen, trying to destabilize Iraq’s fragile attempt at democracy, supporting the terror group Hezbollah

News | News

Israel offers aid to Iran and Iraq in earthquake aftermath

Gripe not with Iranian and Iraqi peoples, but with their governments, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.

Recipes | Cooking/Recipes

An Iraqi-Kurdish-Israeli Dumpling Soup Makes Its Way To America

To make kubeh soup, braised beef is stuffed into semolina and ground bulgur dumplings. Brought to Israel by immigrants, this time-consuming dish has become one of the nation's culinary treasures.

News | The News

Wait, Obama DOES Have a Strategy to Defeat ISIS: 450 Troops | Truth Revolt

President Obama began the week saying, "We don't yet have a complete strategy" against ISIS. All he could say was that the Pentagon is working on a plan. That plan has suddenly become available to share how the White House plans to deal with the

News | The News

NY Times Just Blasted Out of Existence Biggest Myth About George W. Bush & Iraq War

It wasn’t the only justification for the Iraq War, but it certainly has often been held up as the biggest. Although it has been claimed before that chemical weapons had been found in Post-Hussein Iraq, due to new documents uncovered by a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, the New York Times is now reporting it in a piece, “The Secret Casualties of Iraq’s Abandoned Chemical Weapons.”

Politics | Interesting Links

Why America Invaded Iraq - Prager University

Why did America invade Iraq in 2003? Was it for oil? Or was it because Saddam Hussein was a mass-murdering dictator who harbored terrorists and threatened the region with Weapons of Mass Destruction? If it was the former, wouldn't it have been a lot easie

Politics | Politics

What is George W. Bush's only regret over invading Iraq?

From Yahoo News: Invading Iraq was the right decision, but former President George W. Bush does have one regret, he told CBS's Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation, in a wide-ranging interview Sunday that touched on brother Jeb Bush's potential presidential r

Politics | From CNN

ISIS subjects Yazidi women to 'rape, sex slavery' - CNN.com

ISIS is brazen about enslaving Yazidi women. One teen describes how her dreams of becoming a doctor lie in ruins after her brutal treatment.

Politics | Op-Ed

Iraq's WMD: The Shameless New York Times Moves the Goalposts - Larry Elder

Contrary to the expectations of all 16 of our U.S. intelligence agencies, the "weapons hunters" sent to Iraq by President George W. Bush found no "stockpiles" of WMD..10/23/2014 7:13:05AM EST.

Politics | From the HuffPost

What Happened When Wisconsin Man Jordan Matson Decided To Take On ISIS

DERIKE, Syria (RNS) Like many Americans, Jordan Matson is outraged by the brutality of the Islamic State. But unlike virtually every other American, he decided to take on the militants head-on. Now, the 28-year-old Racine, Wis., man is recovering ...

News | The News

'Where Is the World?': 'Large-Scale Massacre' Looms as ISIS Closes In on Kobani

Despite recent airstrikes from the United States and its allies along the strategic Syrian border city of Kobani, ISIS fighters are still on the advance and could be mere hours away from committing a

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

In Syria and Iraq, Trying to Protect a Heritage at Risk - NYTimes.com

Antiquities guardians around the world are asking themselves if it’s better to raise the alarm about what’s in harm’s way — or keep quiet to avoid the militants’ gaze?

Politics | PC Culture

Exclusive: America’s Allies Almost Bombed in Syrian Airstrikes - The Daily Beast

The White House says it wants to work with Syria’s moderate rebels. But warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition came awfully close to striking one of their HQs.

Politics | PC Culture

Iraqi pilots dropped food, water and ammunition on Islamic State by mistake - Washington Times

Members of Islamic State recently received an unexpected surprise from the Iraqi military's inexperienced pilots: an airdrop of food, water and ammunition.

News | Fun With Islam

Fears growing for Yazidi women held by Isis | Mail Online

Witnesses in the town of Sinjar say Al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State fighters separated the younger women from the rest of the local population and most were shunted off in buses or trucks.

News | Fun With Islam

Yazidis tormented by fears for women and girls kidnapped by Isis jihadis

Despair for one Yazidi father as he is told that his daughter will be sold as a slave by Islamists who rampaged through Sinjar • Who are the Yazidis?

Politics | Politics

Iraq militants changing tactics, complicating US airstrike mission

Islamic militant forces in northern Iraq appear to be shifting tactics in the face of the newly launched U.S. airstrike campaign, Defense officials say, posing a new challenge to the Obama administration as it seeks to at least slow the terrorists’ adva

News | News

Yazidi boy recovering from surgery in Israel, father worried about family in Iraq

Save a Child’s Heart organization operated on the 17-month-old boy at Wolfson Medical Center in Holon.

News | The News

Iraqi Yazidis stranded on isolated mountaintop begin to die of thirst

Encircled by extremists with no food or water, children have begun to die.

News | The News

▶ Iraqi Yazidi MP Breaks Down in Parliament: ISIL is Exterminating my People

Iraqi Kurdish MP from the ancient Yazidi faith, Vian Dakhil, gave a very emotional appeal in the Iraqi Parliament while in tears to rescue the Yazidis of Ira...

Politics | Malfeasance

U.S. sells Iraq 5000 Hellfire missiles to “help it in war against jihadists”

“The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said that ‘the U.S. State Department agreed to sell Iraq five thousand Hellfire missiles to help it in the war against Jihadists.’” What’s that you say, US Defense Security Cooperation Agency?

Politics | Malfeasance

Syria jihadists now using Humvees seized in Iraq

Jihadists fighting in Syria's war put to use for the first time on Sunday American-made Humvees that they seized during a lightning offensive in Iraq this month, a monitor said. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, used the armoured veh

Politics | Politics

'More Extreme Than Al Qaeda'? How ISIS Compares to Other Terror Groups - NBC News

The leader of the Islamist fighters sweeping across northern Iraq has been called the heir apparent to Osama bin Laden. But there are big differences between...

Politics | Op-Ed

The Elder Statement: FLASHBACK: Did GWBush 'Squander' The 9-11 Unanimity? By Larry Elder --Even Bill Maher was pulling for Iraq

Sept. 11 unified America. But President George W. Bush "squandered" this shared sense of purpose. We still hear this drivel, mostly from the left, 10 years after the terror attacks. But how did Bush blow this alleged consensus, this shared sense of purpose presumably expected to last, well, forever?