Iraq

The US Was The Midwife Of ISIS.

by Daniel Russ on March 30, 2016

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    ISIS is a political movement dressed as a religious movement. They believe in their doctrine with the same fervor that America evangelicals believe in the holy word while they are caught cheating on their spouses, or engaging in sodomy. The entire senior management of ISIS was fired at one time by Paul Bremer, […]

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Please Neocons. Just Shut Up.

by Daniel Russ on June 15, 2014

      When I learned that in Texas you could go to jail for masturbating, I thought, well that’ll stop that nasty habit. When I heard John McCain say we should go into Iraq again, I thought well, why not? It worked so well the last time. Today he told a journalist that we […]

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The Surge Was An Example Of Empire Vs Rebels Replayed Time And Again.

January 16, 2014

    Jaish al-Mahdi (JAM) was the Shiite local militia in Baghdad at the beginning of the US occupation. JAM, like all Al Queda affiliates morphed fairly soon into a mafia like organization that used a brutal interpretation of Islam to abuse locals. It was their strategy to destabilize Baghdad just to delegitimize the US […]

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Told You So.

January 14, 2014

    With news of black Al Queda flags fluttering over the rooftops in Ramadi and Falluja came the inevitable and parochial japery. This is of course Obama’s fault that those Al Queda insurgents didn’t just stay out of that town that we conquered a decade ago. If we had left a force behind to […]

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Where Did The Chemical Weapons Come From That Were Used To Attack And Kill Thousands Of Kurdish Nationals?

April 10, 2013

    Halabja Chemical Weapons Attack. Where did the chemical weapons come from that were used to attack and kill thousands of Kurdish nationals? I remember this was a great sticking point, that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction. That he he would use WMDs on us because he had used them on others. That […]

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How To Use War Coverage As Cover.

August 17, 2012

Last month indigenous insurgents from the Haqquani network staged a mini Tet Offensive in the Kabul area, hitting a couple dozen targets from embassies to airports, the insurgents struck and engaged defenders for hours. The defenders were Iraqi National Police trained and abetted by US troops close by. The story out of the area is […]

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Why We Are Leaving Iraq.

October 26, 2011

We can’t rely on politicians to be honest with us about anything. We rely even less upon the media to get any story right, especially stories laden with political and spin baggage. Like homeowners asking for a little help we are all on our own as far as getting the facts and reasons and other […]

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Closing The American Forces Five Star Hotel In Baghdad.

October 13, 2011

……..”Robin Williams slept here. Who is that research institute analyst checking in from Washington? Yes, Senator, welcome: You have the Tikrit Suite.Staff members, however, sleep in outdoor trailers. And there are plenty of other anomalies: chandeliers and sandbags; pinstriped trouser cuffs breaking just so over desert combat boots.The J.V.B. is part of a sprawling base […]

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Dancing With The Troops.

September 5, 2011

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Night Vision Apache Strikes (Holy S#!T)

May 9, 2011

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Uh. Whoops. So I Guess There Will Be No Apology For The Thousands Dead And Wounded.

February 16, 2011

The defector who convinced the White House that Iraq had a secret biological weapons programme has admitted for the first time that he lied about his story, then watched in shock as it was used to justify the war. Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, codenamed Curveball by German and American intelligence officials who dealt with his […]

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Four Years Ago Today, Saddam Hussein Was Executed.

December 30, 2010

Scholars and historians and military experts vary in their estimates of how many people died under Hussein’s Thumb. Those estimates range from 300,000 on the low end to 500,00 on the high end. Related Posts:The US Was The Midwife Of ISIS.Please Neocons. Just Shut Up.The Surge Was An Example Of Empire Vs Rebels Replayed Time […]

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More Of This Please

August 2, 2010

ATLANTA — Nearing a milestone in the long and divisive Iraq war, President Barack Obama on Monday hailed this month’s planned withdrawal of all U.S. combat troops – “as promised and on schedule” – as a major success despite deep doubts about the Iraqis’ ability to police and govern their country. Portraying the end of […]

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The Panic, The Tension Of A SAM Attack On F-16s

July 25, 2010

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Iraqi Traffic And Tanks

July 7, 2010

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The Slow Motion Presidency

June 23, 2010

The problem with Obama is that he is perfect reflection of the rest of the Congress and the corporations/lobbyists: Utterly and totally out of touch with the people in the country that elected him and that he supposedly represents. Furthermore, he deigns to even reflect the anger and frustration of people on both sides of […]

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Just When We Thought It Was Safe To Bring Them Home

May 11, 2010

“BAGHDAD — American commanders, worried about increased violence in the wake of Iraq’s inconclusive elections, are now reconsidering the pace of a major troop pullout this summer, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The withdrawal of the first major wave of troops is expected to be delayed by about a month, the officials said. Waiting much longer […]

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Apache Strike In Iraq

April 9, 2010

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Today Is The 7th Anniversary Of The Second Invasion Of Iraq.

March 19, 2010

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M109 Paladin 155mm Self-Propelled Gun Firing In Iraq

March 15, 2010

Not the most fascinating video unless this sort of stuff fascinates you, as it does me. Related Posts:M198 Fire Mission, IraqA Reminder That It Is Always Better To Give Than To Receive.The US Was The Midwife Of ISIS.Please Neocons. Just Shut Up.The Surge Was An Example Of Empire Vs Rebels Replayed Time And Again.

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