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By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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President Obama talks ‘new phase’ of fight against Islamic State, going on the offensive

President Barack Obama said sending more US troops to Iraq signals a new phase in the fight against the Islamic State and Levant (ISIL) group (more commonly called ISIS or just Islamic State.) donkeyhotey [email protected] After More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 31st, 2014
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‘Fault Lines’ Book Review: Middle East crisis detailed for the ‘layman’

Author Donald Liebich explains his new book Fault Lines very well in the tagline “The Layman’s Guide to Understanding America’s Role in the Ever-Changing Middle East.” Liebich compiles a More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Karl Rove linked to covering up WMDs in Iraq, soldiers exposed to chemicals

Many President Bush supporters pointed to satellite images, on ground testimonies from Iraqis and the Saddam papers to fend off assertions that Saddam Hussein didn’t have weapons of mass destruction. Now, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Bill Maher defends Christians, points out Saudi Arabia violence, hypocrisy

The Christian world may be shocked to learn devout and vocal atheist Bill Maher corrected Charlie Rose during a new interview, pointing out the violence in Islamic nations and defended Rose’s comparisons to More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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State Department: The war on ISIS is not ‘war on terror’

The Washington Free Beacon published a video of a State Department rep sending a message very contradictory to the message President Obama gave on Wednesday. The Thursday briefing claims the attacks on Islamic State More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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President Obama orders military action against ISIS in Iraq, ‘America is coming to help’

President Obama orders airstrikes in Iraq to push back ISIS/ISIL photo donkeyhotey [email protected] President Obama on Thursday announced he had authorized limited airstrikes against Islamic militants in More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Sheila Jackson Lee denies Bush impeachment efforts of 2008 during Obama lawsuit debate

The House Republicans continue to pressure the White House with a lawsuit and during the floor debate over authorizing the lawsuit against Obama, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, suggested that Democrats had the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Iraqi Shiites to US: ‘Stay out’ as Sunni Muslims take control of resources

The Sunni militants in Iraq continue to find success as they have seized control of several cities and the countries’ resources. Despite this violence, the Shiite leadership is warning the United States against More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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United States should resist getting involved again in the Iraqi quagmire

Despite all of the hysteria surrounding the advances in northern Iraq of the brutal group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), no crisis exists for U.S. security, and the American people are wise in their skepticism More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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America divided over Iraq response, Obama calls for unity in Baghdad

President Obama has ordered drone surveillance flights over Iraq, but no air strikes as the country is spiralling into turmoil with sectarian violence. A senior administration official said on Sunday that the emphasis More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Iraq: May deadliest month of 2014, nearly 800 reported dead in violence

Nearly 800 people were killed in violence across Iraq in May, the United Nations said on Sunday, making it the deadliest month so far this year. Image/CIA A total of 799 people were killed, 196 were members of More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Lech Walesa ‘disillusioned’ with President Obama, US ‘no longer leads the world morally and politically’

The famous former president of Poland and opponent of communism Speaking with Newsmax in a Feb. 16 interview, Lech Walesa asserts that Obama “wasn’t ready” to take on the task of leading the world’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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UN Report: 2013 was the deadliest year in Iraq since 2008

The UN reports that Iraq endured the most violent year in five years as violent attacks claimed almost 9,000 lives. A total of 8,868 people, including 7,818 civilians, have been killed in violent attacks across More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 21st, 2013
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Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan costs $75,000 for every American household: Kennedy School report

In a new report from the Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, the costs of the two very lengthy wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are quite exorbitant. Image/W123 at Wikimedia Commons The Kennedy School More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Over 50 die in series of car bombing in Baghdad on 10 year anniversary of US invasion

Car bombs and roadside blasts killed at least 56 people and injured hundreds of others across Baghdad on the 10th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq. Security forces increased checkpoint searches, closed off More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Marches of the Non Sequitur, protecting the ‘cuts’ to federal budget

I really was ready to shout, “Hallalujah!” when I saw the title of Paul Krugman’s latest column on the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. When I met Krugman in 2004 at the Southern More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Syrian violence spreads to Iraq as 40 soldiers murdered during attack on Iraqi military transport

 More than 40 Syrian soldiers who had sought temporary safety in Iraq from rebel fighters along the border were killed on Monday in an attack by unidentified gunmen as the Iraqi military was transporting the soldiers More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 6th, 2012
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Iraq and US come together to sign Memorandum of Understanding

American and Iraqi officials signed a memorandum of understanding today in Baghdad that will make it easier for the two countries to continue working together. The memo was one result of the Defense and Security More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
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President Obama and Romney spar in the final debate, leaving voters confused over their differences

In a debate that struggled to state on topic, President Obama and Mitt Romney made their final appeals to the American people during the third and final debate Monday night. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Ron Paul criticizes ‘Libya fiasco’ and Syrian chaos, but offers no solutions

 Many anti-war supporters and Libertarians look to Presidential candidate Ron Paul for a statement regarding the attacks on US Embassies around the Middle East. Paul penned an article titled ” The Libya Fiasco More...


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