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The challenges facing President Obama’s coalition

The challenges facing President Obama’s coalition

9-16-14

obamaFrom Jeddah to Paris and next the United Nations, Secretary of State John Kerry is on the stump these days, trying to build a coalition against the Islamic State much as President George H.W. Bush built one against Read more…

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Iraqi official briefs Syria’s Assad on efforts against Islamic State

Iraqi official briefs Syria’s Assad on efforts against Islamic State

9-16-14

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iraq’s national security adviser briefed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on efforts to counter Islamic State on Tuesday, in the first such meeting since the United States launched air strikes on the radical group in Iraq. Read more…

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Kurds Undecided among Themselves, Despite Endorsing Iraq Cabinet

Kurds Undecided among Themselves, Despite Endorsing Iraq Cabinet

9-10-14
kurdsERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The Kurds have not finalized their candidates for ministerial posts in Iraq’s new government, Read more…

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Kurds Agree to New Iraq Government, Opening Door to US War Strategy

Kurds Agree to New Iraq Government, Opening Door to US War Strategy

9-10-14

kurdsBAGHDAD, Iraq – Embattled Iraq’s Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds cobbled together a last-minute government on Monday, as Washington said it needed an administration in place immediately before stepping up its role in the war. Read more…

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Iran-Iraq Gas Pipeline Completed

Iran-Iraq Gas Pipeline Completed

9-10-14

The Iranian Fars News Agency has reported that construction of Iran-Iraq gas pipeline, which runs to the Al-Mansoureh power plant in Iraq, is now complete. Read more…

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What exactly was Bush right about?

What exactly was Bush right about?

9-10-14
“George W. Bush was Right About Iraq.“

In the past couple weeks, this headline has splashed across social media sites and newspapers all around the country. Is this headline referring to weapons of mass destruction being found in Iraq? No. Is this headline referring to newly uncovered evidence that Saddam Hussein was providing support to al-Qaeda? No. Is this headline touting the wisdom of invading Iraq without a broad coalition? No.

Supposedly, this headline is referring to Read more…

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Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria

Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria

9-10-14
congressPresident Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. Read more…

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Obama’s war in Iraq and Syria

Obama’s war in Iraq and Syria

9-10-14
President Barack Obama will use his nationally televised speech tonight to officially announce what has already begun: a new US war in Iraq that will soon be extended to Syria. Read more…

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US air strikes push Isis back from strategic Iraqi dam

US air strikes push Isis back from strategic Iraqi dam

9-8-14
airUS warplanes have carried out five strikes on Islamist insurgents menacing Iraq’s Haditha dam, witnesses and officials said, widening what President Barack Obama called a campaign to curb and ultimately defeat the militants. Read more…

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Yazidis’ Iraq horror: ‘I know what happened to them, but I cannot bear to say it’

Yazidis’ Iraq horror: ‘I know what happened to them, but I cannot bear to say it’

9-8-14
Lalish, northern Iraq: Barefoot on the burning road, a handful of families walk up the hill towards the holiest site of the Yazidi faith – the temple of Sheikh Adi in Lalish. Read more…

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Obama to Unveil ‘Game Plan’ to Tackle ISIS Threat

Obama to Unveil ‘Game Plan’ to Tackle ISIS Threat

9-8-14

obamaPresident Barack Obama will on Wednesday announce the US’ strategy to tackle the threat posed by ISIS, the terrorist outfit which has gained control over a large part of Iraq and Syria, and has brutally killed two American journalists in recent past. Read more…

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URGENT: Death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi denied by Iraqi, US sources

URGENT: Death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi denied by Iraqi, US sources

9-8-14
death(IraqiNews.com) According to the Iraqi newspaper al-Sabah, ISIS leader and self-proclaimed Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains alive though he was severely injured as a result of recent US airstrikes near Tal Afar and Sinjar. Read more…

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Selling Fear and Lies to Control the Public

Selling Fear and Lies to Control the Public

9-7-14
The media is selling fear of beheadings to the public. Syria is destroyed and so is Iraq, principally at the hands of the U.S. military machine and western partners. Oil pipelines and weapons deals are the reasons for this monstrosity that Read more…

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Nato’s ISIS shift

Nato’s ISIS shift

9-7-14
he later is more lethal as far as the United States long-term strategic objectives are concerned, and in no less than 100 days since the ISIS started pouring into Iraq from Syria, it has proved beyond any doubt that it is an anti-thesis to Pan-Americana. Read more…

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Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadist

Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadist

9-7-14
BAGHDAD — Iraq on Saturday welcomed US President Barack Obama’s plan for an international coalition against jihadists as a “strong message of support”, after repeatedly calling for aid against the militants. Read more…

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GERMAN SECURITY OFFICIAL WARNS OF TERROR THREAT

GERMAN SECURITY OFFICIAL WARNS OF TERROR THREAT

8-31-14
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s domestic intelligence chief says he expects Islamic extremists who have traveled to Syria and Iraq will return and commit terror attacks. Read more…

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Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

8-31-14
saudiRIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the United States if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria. Read more…

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Australia, Britain on heightened terror alert

Australia, Britain on heightened terror alert

8-31-14

Canberra – Australia and Britain are on heightened terror alert even as Saudi Arabia’s king warned that the West will be the next target of the militants sweeping through Syria and Iraq unless there is “rapid” action. Read more…

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Iraq likely to dominate parliament

Iraq likely to dominate parliament

8-31-14
Welfare reforms, overseas adoptions and university fee deregulation will all be debated when parliament resumes this week. Read more…

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Combating IS in Iraq and Syria

Combating IS in Iraq and Syria

8-31-14
combatAs Islamic State fighters continue to gain ground and terrorise and murder whole populations in Iraq and Syria, many defence and security experts believe it Read more…

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