First the Saturday People, then the Sunday People?!
THEIR ULTIMATE GOAL Recently, in a Fox News Special Report All-Star panel discussion I heard a panelist use the phrase “First the Saturday People, then the Sunday People”. That discussion focused on the persecution Christians are experiencing in a part of Iraq now under the control of the jihadist group knows as ISIL (The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – a/k/a ISIS). Specifically, | Read More »
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Obama seeks to expand US aid to Syrian rebels
A few weeks ago the blog, DuffelBlog, carried a funny send up on the Obama administration’s foreign policy called Special Forces Soldier Excited To Train Men Who Will Try To Kill Him In Five Years. But if there has been one “war” this administration has been successful at waging it has been the war on parody. As hard as it may be to believe, Barack | Read More »
ISIS tweets #bringbackourhumvee mocking Michelle Obama
Hashtag #bringbackourhumvee is trending now, seen on Jihadist websites and Twitter accounts.
Looks like ISIS is more media-savvy than you-know-who.
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ISIL, Iran and the U.S.
This is me on June 15, 2014. And then on June 18, 2014… A top Iranian official said Wednesday that Tehran could consider working with the United States over the crisis in Iraq if talks on its nuclear programme are successful. Asked about possible cooperation in Iraq, President Hassan Rouhani’s chief of staff Mohammad Nahavandian told reporters in Oslo that the nuclear talks were a | Read More »
Ignoring #Syria Was The *REAL* Mistake
This won’t be much of a diary, but I my thoughts here are longer than 140 characters. So the debate rages on if we should have stayed in Iraq or left. In fact, even Slate’s Reihan Salam thinks leaving (dispite what you think about going into Iraq to begin with) was a mistake: Once Americans collectively settled on the idea that the Iraq War was | Read More »