Category Archives: Iraq

AL-QAEDA, SAUDI ARABIA AND ISRAEL

“That shared concern has pushed Israel and Saudi Arabia into a de facto alliance, though the collaboration between Jerusalem and Riyadh has been mostly kept out of the public eye. Still, it has occasionally peeked out from under the covers as the two governments deploy their complementary assets – Saudi oil and money and Israeli political and media clout – in areas where they have mutual interests.”

 

Read at:   http://www.blacklistednews.com/Al-Qaeda%2C_Saudi_Arabia_and_Israel/41527/0/38/38/Y/M.html

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The Great Israeli Theft of Iraqi Jewish Heritage

Recently, Israel stole one of the symbols of Iraqi Jewish heritage, a rare ancient copy of the Torah. The incident went smoothly and quietly, with blatant collusion between Israel, the United States, the Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq, and the Jordanian authorities, amid suspicious silence from the Iraqi federal authorities and the Iraqi cultural scene, save for a few objections.

Read more at: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/the-great-israeli-theft-of-iraqi-jewish-heritage/

Pentagon Silent on Current Use of Depleted Uranium in Iraq

Back in October, I reported that, “A type of airplane, the A-10, deployed this month to the Middle East by the U.S. Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing, is responsible for more Depleted Uranium (DU) contamination than any other platform, according to the International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons (ICBUW). . .

 

Learn more at:   http://warisacrime.org/content/pentagon-silent-current-use-du-iraq

Former Marine on Chris Kyle, American Sniper, and Social Implications

“The killings for which Chris Kyle is idolized, Caputi notes, were perpetrated during his participation in the second US siege of Fallujah, which Caputi, from firsthand knowledge, calls an “atrocity”.”

 

 

Read more at:   http://www.lewrockwell.com/2015/01/no_author/the-social-implications-of-american-sniper/

 

“The Iranians are on the march,” warned John McCain Sunday.

“Why are Bibi’s insights needed?

Because, says Sen. Robert Menendez, the outgoing chairman of foreign relations, White House statements sound like “talking points from Tehran.” This beloved poodle of AIPAC is always a strong contender for best in show.”

“The crown jewel of the new “Persian Empire” is said to be Iraq. So how did the Iranian imperialists manage to acquire it?

George Bush sent an army up to Baghdad, ousted Iran’s greatest enemy, Saddam, disbanded his army, smashed his state, and brought to power a Shia majority with religious and historic bonds to Iran.”

 

More at:   http://www.lewrockwell.com/2015/01/patrick-j-buchanan/the-persians-are-coming/

In Iraq and Syria the US sanctions its allies while its friends back its enemies (got that?)

“The war in Syria and Iraq has so many sides it’s hard to keep track of the teams. In Syria, we’re fighting the Assad government, but we’re also fighting the rebels who are fighting the Assad government, putting us on both sides of that civil war.”

– See more at: http://mondoweiss.net/2015/01/sanctions-friends-enemies#sthash.HXmN7um6.dpuf

Gitmo fully functional six years after Obama vowed to close prison

“President Barack Obama’s oft repeated campaign promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility is nothing but empty words that have no chance of shuttering the prison, according to Breaking the Set host Abby Martin.”

 
Read more at http://investmentwatchblog.com/gitmo-fully-functional-six-years-after-obama-vowed-to-close-prison/#ScxzkrC6XSjjYcM5.99

3,000 “Moderate Rebels” Defect to ISIS – US Preparing 5,000 More

“With them, these 3,000 fighters will bring weapons, cash, equipment, and training provided to them by Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United States, the UK, and perhaps most ironic of all in the wake of the recent terror attack in Paris, France.”

– See more at: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/3000-moderate-rebels-defect-to-isis-us-preparing-5000-more_012015#sthash.jim6iwXK.dpuf