Aug 12

- Syria 2.0: US Starts Sending Arms To Kurdish Fighters (ZeroHedge, Aug 11, 2014): Continue reading »

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Aug 11

- If you want to show people the truth then get them to watch this short speech (InvestmentWatch, Aug 10, 2014):

This is a great passionate speech from a couple of days ago by senator norris. If you want to show people the truth then get them to watch this short speech.

The TRUTH about the situation in Gaza – Senator David Norris

Published on Aug 6, 2014

Houses of the Oireachtas Irish Senator David Norris on situations in Gaza

Related info: Continue reading »

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Aug 11

FYI.


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- America’s Secret Civil War (Veterans Today, Aug 10, 2014):

A Secret American Civil War is now being waged as Terrorist Proxy-Wars in Syria, the Ukraine and Afghanistan.

 This is a remote civil war with the “Aggressors” being Mind-kontrolled Mercenary Zombies fighting on behalf of the City of London (COL) Rothschild World Zionists (WZs), Israeli’s Leaders, Saudi Arabia and Bush Crime Cabal lackeys still deeply embedded inside the Secret Shadow Government (SSG aka the US Privatized Defense establishment).

And on the other side, best viewed as the “Defenders” which are now counter-attacking in Iraq, is the USG on behalf of the current Administration who have been playing along at times but are now directly bucking the City of London and Israeli WZs and the Bush Crime Cabal (BCC).(1)

The reason the US Administration has ordered an attack on ISIS in Iraq when they did nothing for so long? Because the ISIS made the mistake of attacking Kurdistan which has been a very strong secret Allie of the US Administration. It seems clear that this is a line that even President Obama will not allow ISIS to cross. Continue reading »

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Aug 10


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Elite donors of American allies in the Persian Gulf region have poured an immense amount of resources into rebel groups like IS in efforts to advance on three general goals: opposing Iran, its ally Bashar Assad and his government in Syria, and fomenting the Sunni-Shia divides in the region.

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Jul 30

- All of the Countries which the U.S. “Regime Changed” – Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya – Have Descended into Brutal Chaos (Washington’s Blog, July 29, 2014):

Quantifying the Effects of Regime Change

Since 2001, the U.S. has undertaken regime change in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.

All 3 countries are now in chaos … and extremists are more in control than ever. Continue reading »

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Jul 28

- Israel army on alert on Syria, Lebanon border (The Daily Star, july 27, 2014):

The Israeli army was placed on high alert along the border with Lebanon and in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli Radio reported early Sunday.

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Jul 26

- First Syrian Rebels, Now Hamas: Qatar Once Again Emerges As “Mystery” US-Backed Sponsor Of War (ZeroHedge, July 25, 2014):

It was a little over a year ago when the “Mystery Sponsor Of Weapons And Money To Syrian Mercenary “Rebels” Was Revealed” as none other than the uber-wealthy Qatar (also known as the tiny but filthy rich state in the Persian Gulf that hosts the US Fifth fleet, better known as infinite leverage vis-a-vis the United States), which effectively had been pulling the US interventionist strings in hopes of taking out the Assad government and installing a puppet regime, one which would be helpful in facilitating the passage of a natgas pipeline beneath the country, which would then proceed into Turkey and all the way into Europe, as a means of bypassing Europe’s reliance on Russia (which as recent events have shown has all the leverage when it comes to Europe).  It failed.

As a result it had to redirect its puppetmastery skills elsewhere. That “elsewhere” appears to be none other than Hamas, which is now embroiled in a landwar with Israel in a conflict that has claimed the lives of over 800 people. And while we did find the revelation reported by the Times of Israel as surprising, it is certainly not shocking in a world in which moneyed interests fund militants across nations in what has become an explosion of proxy wars around the globe (see Syria, Ukraine, etc).

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, shakes hands with Hamas leader
Khaled Mashaal, right, as the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, center,
looks on, after signing an agreement in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Feb 6, 2012
(photo credit: AP/Osama Faisal)

According to the TOI, Israel president Shimon Peres “accused Qatar on Wednesday of becoming “the world’s largest funder of terror” due to its financial support for Hamas in Gaza.” Continue reading »

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Jul 22

- With ISIS Now Controlling 35% Of Syria And Most Of Its Oil Fields, Iraq Issues An Ultimatum To The US (ZeroHedge, July 21, 2014):

Remember when the extremist Al Qaeda spinoff ISIS (or, now known as Islamic State following the formation of its own caliphate in the middle of Iraq and Syria) was still a “thing” two weeks ago? In this case out of sight does not mean out of mind, and while the world has found a new story line to follow in the middle east with the war between Israel and Gaza, now in its 14th day – whenever it is not busy responding to emotional appeals about the MH 17 crash – ISIS has continued to expand and as Al Arabiya reports it “is now in control of 35 percent of the Syrian territory following a string of victories, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday.

What’s more troubling is that ISIS holdings now include nearly all of Syria’s oil and gas fields. While these are hardly significant on a global scale, they certainly allow ISIS to preserve its self-sustaining and self-funding status. Continue reading »

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Jul 22

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- What the Media Won’t Report About Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 (Ron Paul Institute, July 21, 2014):

Just days after the tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine, Western politicians and media joined together to gain the maximum propaganda value from the disaster. It had to be Russia; it had to be Putin, they said. President Obama held a press conference to claim – even before an investigation – that it was pro-Russian rebels in the region who were responsible. His ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, did the same at the UN Security Council – just one day after the crash!

While western media outlets rush to repeat government propaganda on the event, there are a few things they will not report. Continue reading »

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Jul 22

- Episode #43 – SUNDAY WIRE: ‘MH17 and the New Normal’ with Vladimir Suchan, Dean Ryan and Basil Valentine (21st Century Wire, July 21, 2014)

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Jul 21

- Dear Fellow American: Do You Remember Iraq? Syria? ANYTHING? (Washington’s Blog, July 21, 2014):

How Can Americans Fall for Pro-War Propaganda So Soon After Learning of the Deceptions In Selling the Iraq and Syria Wars?

Dear fellow American: Continue reading »

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Jul 20

- How Iraq Was Demolished By Washington’s Intervention, Incoherence and Arrogance (Contra Corner, July 18, 2014):

For Americans, it was like the news from nowhere. Years had passed since reporters bothered to head for the country we invaded and blew a hole through back in 2003, the country once known as Iraq that our occupation drove into a never-ending sectarian nightmare. In 2011, the last U.S. combat troops slipped out of the country, their heads “held high,” as President Obama proclaimed at the time, and Iraq ceased to be news for Americans.

So the headlines of recent weeks – Iraq Army collapses! Iraq’s second largest city falls to insurgents! Terrorist Caliphate established in Middle East! – couldn’t have seemed more shockingly out of the blue. Suddenly, reporters flooded back in, the Bush-era neocons who had planned and supported the invasion and occupation were writing op-eds as if it were yesterday, and Iraq was again the story of the moment as the post-post-mortems began to appear and commentators began asking: How in the world could this be happening? Continue reading »

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Jul 16

Related info:

- I’m Confused, Can Anyone Help Me?


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- I’m confused, can anyone help me? Part 2 (RT, July 15, 2014):

I’m confused. Jen Psaki, US State Department spokesperson, says that the Ukrainian government has ‘every right’ to use air strikes against its opponents in Ukraine on the grounds that it ‘is defending the country’.

Yet in 2011, alleged air strikes by Libyan government forces against its opponents were used as a reason for the imposition of a ‘no-fly zone’ which was followed by a NATO-led military intervention against Libya. We were told that the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was ‘killing his own people’ and had to be stopped. The deaths of over 200 people in Libya was, according to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, ‘unacceptable’. But the Ukrainian government is killing its own people today, and despite more than 200 people being killed (as of 10th July the number of civilian deaths was 478, including seven children), western leaders do not say that the Ukrainian leader, Petro Poroshenko, has to be stopped, or that the bloodshed is ‘unacceptable’ and nor are there any calls for a ‘no-fly zone’ to be imposed. Why is it acceptable for the Ukrainian government to launch a military offensive, including air strikes against its own people, but unacceptable for the Libyan government in 2011 to do likewise? I’m confused. Can anyone help me? Continue reading »

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Jul 16

Sure!

‘For destruction’ …

… like we’ve ‘destroyed’ those tons of cocaine in the past? …

- Coast Guard In Miami Beach Unloads Bales Of Cocaine With A Street Value Of About $350 MILLION


- 200 tons of Syrian chemicals arrive in UK for destruction (RT, July 15, 2014):

Some 200 tons of toxic chemicals have been delivered to the UK from Syria after the battle torn country agreed to the destruction of its stockpile last year.Industrial grade chemicals, intended for the production of chemical weapons, are being unloaded from a ship at Marchwood Port in Hampshire before being transported by road to Ellesmere Port in Cheshire for incineration by Veolia Environmental Services. Continue reading »

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Jul 15

 - US Foreign Policy In Shambles: Global Crises Worst Since 1970 As Obama Golfs (ZeroHedge, July 14, 2014):

If one were so inclined, one could imagine that the relentless barrage of domestic scandals plaguing Obama have been orchestrated with a simple reason: to divert attention from the worst US foreign policy in four decades. And sure enough, even a casual glimpse of all the raging international crises, in which the US is currently embroiled, is enough to make one wonder if the next global crisis will be fought not in the capital markets but in the actual battlefield. As the WSJ recounts, “a convergence of security crises is playing out around the globe, from the Palestinian territories and Iraq to Ukraine and the South China Sea, posing a serious challenge to President Barack Obama’s foreign policy and reflecting a world in which U.S. global power seems increasingly tenuous. The breadth of global instability now unfolding hasn’t been seen since the late 1970s, U.S. security strategists say, when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, revolutionary Islamists took power in Iran, and Southeast Asia was reeling in the wake of the U.S. exit from Vietnam.

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The humiliation continues:

In the past month alone, the U.S. has faced twin civil wars in Iraq and Syria, renewed fighting between Israel and the Palestinians, an electoral crisis in Afghanistan and ethnic strife on the edge of Russia, in Ukraine. Continue reading »

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Jul 12

Russia, Iran and Syria are coming to aid of Iraq

- NEO – Russia, Iran and Syria are coming to aid of Iraq (Veterans Today, July 10, 2014)

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Jul 12

- UN Demands Europe “Open Its Doors” As Syrian Refugees Reach “Saturation Point” (ZeroHedge, July 11, 2014):

Syrian refugees, whose numbers are set to pass 3 million in the next few weeks, are almost all in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, with smaller numbers in Iraq and Egypt. But, as Reuters reports, that looks set to change: UNHCR chief spokeswoman Melissa Fleming exclaimed that Europe must open its doors to more Syrian refugees, having welcomed only a “miniscule” number while Syria’s neighbors have reached “saturation point.” Continue reading »

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Jul 10

- Child Allowed To Stab Syria Soldier As Woman Hammers Head (Federal Jack, July 8, 2014):

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(SyrianGirl)   Dera’a province, these are the actions of the moderate rebels and their wives and children. These are not ISIS, ISIL, JAN, or al-Qaeda. These are the ‘people’ that Obama wants to give $500 million dollars to. They make children stab tied up soldiers, and beat them to death. The young man had no chance to defend himself. He dared to be patriotic to his country.

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Jul 08

Flashback:

Turkish Security Forces Find 2 Kg Cylinder With Sarin Gas Searching Homes Of Syrian Militants From Al-Qaeda Linked Al-Nusra Front

- BREAKING NEWS: Turkish Police Seize 2 Kg SARIN Nerve Gas En Route To SYRIA From Al-Qaeda Linked Al-Nusra Terrorists


- ‘Abandoned’ barrels containing deadly sarin seized in rebel-held Syria (RT, July 8, 2014):

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon informed Security Council members on Monday that two cylinders seized by Syrian government forces in an opposition-held region appeared to contain the deadly nerve agent sarin.

According to the letter dispatched by Ban to the UNSC, on June 14 the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) analyzed the contents of the barrels, reported Reuters. The UN Joint Mission is currently overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles under the umbrella of the OPCW. Continue reading »

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Jul 08

- Revealed: Britain’s secret plan for 100,000 Syria invasion force (RT, July 4, 2014):

Britain was considering the option of training a massive, 100,000-strong army in Turkey and Jordan to defeat President Bashar Assad, according to a plan drawn up by a leading British general. The invasion was later scrapped as too risky.

The strategy, revealed by BBC Newsnight, involved Britain training a 100,000-strong rebel army in Jordan and Turkey over a 12-month period.

The rebels would have been trained by an international coalition armed with high-quality weaponry, and would have marched on Damascus with air cover provided by Britain and its allies.

And the one and only reason why this ‘brilliant’ Libya 2.0 plan had to be scrapped is called … Vladimir Putin.

The plan echoes the ‘Shock and Awe’ campaign used in Iraq during its initial invasion in 2003.

The idea was developed two years ago by Lord Richards, the UK Chief of Defense Staff at the time. During his tenure, he actively lobbied Prime Minister David Cameron to intensify the war effort in Libya, and directly target its then-leader Muammar Gaddafi, rather than just protect civilians. Continue reading »

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Jul 05

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- ISIS Is Taking Over Iraq Using Captured American Weapons (Economic Collapse, July 2, 2014):

ISIS is marching through city after city in Iraq, and they are doing it with American weapons.  Thanks to a series of stunning victories in recent months, ISIS has captured a vast array of U.S. military equipment including trucks, Humvees, rockets, artillery pieces and Stinger missiles.  When the U.S. was pulling out of Iraq, we were extremely generous to the new Iraqi army.  We basically armed them to the teeth with equipment that U.S. taxpayers paid for.  But now that the new Iraqi army is folding like a 20 dollar suit in the face of ISIS jihadists, vast quantities of that military equipment are falling into the hands of some of the most radical jihadists the world has ever seen.  And considering the fact that ISIS also recently seized the equivalent of nearly $500 million in cash from a bank in Mosul, the leadership of ISIS won’t be having much problem buying anything else that they might need either.  ISIS is getting stronger with each passing day, and they are not going to be satisfied until the Iraqi government has been toppled.  It is a geopolitical mess of epic proportions, and there don’t seem to be any easy solutions on the horizon.

To say that the new Iraqi army has been incompetent would be a massive understatement.  Not only have they run away like scared kittens from these jihadists, they have also left behind staggering amounts of weaponry for them.  According to the Los Angeles Times, ISIS has captured “the weapons stores of the 2nd and 3rd [Iraqi army] divisions in Mosul, the 4th division in Salah al Din, the 12th division in the areas near Kirkuk, and another division in Diyala”.  And we aren’t just talking about rifles and ammunition.  We are talking about some pretty impressive hardwareContinue reading »

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Jul 05

US President Barack Obama (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
US President Barack Obama (R) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

- US should declare independence from Middle East (PressTV, July 4, 2014):

By Dr. Kevin Barrett

Today is Independence Day in America.

Every July 4th, Americans grill hamburgers and set off fireworks in honor of the Founding Fathers’ war of independence against British monarch King George III.

With every passing day, more and more Americans want to break their chains and declare independence. But this time, instead of breaking free of Great Britain, they wish to declare their independence from the Middle East.

The US is trapped in a ruinous web of dependency with the Middle East. Since 2003 America has annihilated what was left of its economy pursuing Mideast wars that are not in its interest. Economist Joseph Stiglitz wrote in 2008 that the Iraq war had cost at least $3 trillion, and would likely exceed $5 trillion. Such sums represent multiples of the US gross domestic product (GDP). This enormous expenditure on pure folly is responsible for the immiseration that has afflicted the American people since Goldman Sachs pulled the plug on the global financial system on September 11th, 2008. Continue reading »

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Jul 04

IDF twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army, spreads nuclear leak alert

- IDF twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army, spreads nuclear leak alert(RT, July 4, 2014)

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Jul 03


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Chris Martenson, who holds a PhD in pathology and an MBA, contends 2008 was just a warm up to a much bigger calamity. Martenson says, “2008 was the shot across the bow, and that’s when our credit experiment broke, and we have been doing everything possible to paper over it since. . . . When you take real stuff out of the ground, you grow food, you take oil out of the ground, you process ore into steel, and you manufacture real things–that’s real wealth. The claims (such as stocks, bonds and currencies) have to be in proportion to the real wealth, and the claims have been growing and growing and growing for so long that they are way out of balance to the real stuff, and the real stuff isn’t growing like it used to. You can see that in the GDP numbers for the U.S. or the world at large. Growth is slowing, slowing, slowing, and the claims are getting larger and larger. This represents a huge and gigantic source of potential energy. There is a gap there and it’s going to get closed. Only one of two things are going to happen: (1) real stuff starts expanding like crazy, or (2) the claims get destroyed. That’s what we are talking about when we talk about a market crash. The claims get destroyed. People get wiped out. The people who don’t get ruined are people safely over in the real wealth already. If you own an unencumbered farm, if you own a productive asset, if you own gold or silver, or if you own your house outright, you are going to be vastly safer than . . . someone who is leveraged and hinged into this other system.”

Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with Chris Martenson co-founder of PeakProsperity.com.

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Jul 02

‘Neutralized’ …

… like we’ve ‘destroyed’ those tons of cocaine in the past? …

- Coast Guard In Miami Beach Unloads Bales Of Cocaine With A Street Value Of About $350 MILLION

…  because that would mean that those chemical weapons will be used on Americans.


- 600 tons of Syria chem arsenal now in Italy, loaded onto US ‘neutralizer’ ship (RT, July 2, 2014):

A Danish ship carrying hundreds of tons of the most hazardous Syrian chemical arsenal started handing them over to the US vessel which has special equipment to neutralize a dangerous stockpile at sea.

Ark Futura, a roll-on/roll-off freighter, started offloading the first containers to the MV Cape Ray, a US cargo vessel at the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro, said police and officials from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Denmark’s ship arrived at the port earlier Wednesday.

Local officials say the transfer will take about 20 hours. However, according to US Department of Defense, the transfer of the chemicals will take two or three days. Continue reading »

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Jun 29

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In this video Luke Rudkowski talks to David Icke about his predictions with ISIS and the possible start of WWIII. David breaks down many esoteric historical writings and the current political situation that can lead to bringing in other countries to war. Continue reading »

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Jun 28

- The Pentagon Has A Problem: “Vetting Moderate Al Qaeda Rebels Can Be Tough” – So Here Is A Simple Solution… (ZeroHedge, June 27, 2014):

When we reported yesterday that Obama had submitted yet another $500 million funding request to arm “moderate” Syrian rebels as opposed to extreme al-Qaeda cannibals and other ISIS faithful, we noted the glaring oversight at the heart of this plan when we asked “how will Obama make the distinction? Well, that’s what polling is all about. To wit: “Excuse me, would you describe yourself as a moderate or extreme al-Qaeda jihadist. Answering affirmatively to the former assures you your own US-made Humvee and a few thousand bullets to shoot at US soldiers across the border in Iraq.” Today, none other than the Pentagon’s rear admiral John Kirby confirmed precisely these worries when he said, via Bloomberg:

  • KIRBY SAYS A LOT OF WORK NEEDED TO VET MODERATE SYRIAN REBELS
  • KIRBY SAYS CONCERNED ABOUT AID `ENDING UP IN THE WRONG HANDS’

While we share his sentiment (which we doubt is much of a concern to the US MIC as it will merely provide one set of US-made weapons to destroy another set of US-made weapons) we repeat that there is a very simple solution. It comes from Andy Borowitz, who appears to have read our mind, and is breathtakingly simple.

Presenting: The Moderate Syrian Rebel Application Form

Continue reading »

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Jun 27

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“As the war in Iraq goes from bad to worse, and as the Obama administration is tired of being humiliated by a bunch of extremist Al Qaeda tribesman, the president is once again pivoting to the place where it all started. It is here where he intends on arming the local Al Qaeda jihadists once again, and will request half a billion dollars from Congress to achieve just that. The good news: Obama will only arm just the “moderate” al Qaeda forces. So there is nothing to fear.”
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- Obama Asks For $500 Million To Equip Syrian Rebels As The ISIS Juggernaut In Iraq Spreads (ZeroHedge, June 26, 2014):

It is going from bad to worse for the Iraqi government, whose armed forces according to at least one unconfirmed media report, have suffered major losses.

Perhaps confirming this, is the report from Reuters that overnight ISIS continued it southern creep toward Baghdad, and has now reached a town that is just an hour from Baghdad which is home to four natural gas fields on Thursday, “another gain by Sunni insurgents who have swiftly taken large areas to the north and west of the Iraqi capital.”

The overnight offensive included Mansouriyat al-Jabal, home to the gas fields where foreign companies operate, security forces said. The fighting threatens to rupture the country two and a half years after the end of U.S. occupation.

Meanwhile, the Jihadists continue to consolidate their territories not only in the middle of the country but key transit points to Syria where as we reported yesterday, al-Qaeda forces in the two countries merged after ISIS forces and troops from the al Nusra front combined in at least one city. ISIS now control several border posts with Syria and have stolen U.S.-made weapons from Iraqi forces. Continue reading »

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Jun 26

Related info:

- ISIS Militants Now In Syria Using US Humvees Seized In Iraq! (Video)

Meanwhile at home:

- Study: 27% Of US Veterans From Iraq, Afghan Wars Going Hungry

- NYC Food Bank Head: 40% Of Veterans Need Food Assistance

- Which America Do You Live In? – 21 Hard To Believe Facts About ‘Wealthy America’ And ‘Poor America’

- 29 Incredible Facts Which Prove That Poverty In America Is Absolutely Exploding

- US: 4 In 5 Face Near-Poverty, No Work


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- White House requests $500 million to aid Syrian rebels (RT, June 26, 2014):

The White House on Thursday asked Congress for half-a-billion dollars in aid to go towards opposition fighters in Syria at war with the regime of recently re-elected President Bashar Al-Assad.

Meanwhile, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the Pentagon to develop more detailed plans to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels, should Congress approve the requested funding. Continue reading »

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Jun 26

- Maliki confirms Syrian planes have bombed Isis positions (Guardian, June 26, 2014):

Iraq’s prime minister says he welcomes raid on Sunni militants as Iran and US intensify their presence in the country

The Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, said on Thursday that he welcomed a Syrian air strike on Sunni militant positions as it left both countries “winners”.

The Syrian warplanes struck near the border crossing in the town of Qaim on Tuesday, hitting the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis), which seeks to carve out a purist Islamic enclave across the Syria-Iraq border. Continue reading »

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