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Ron Paul: “The Failed ‘Yemen’ Model.”

Written by Ron Paul, as posted at the Ron Paul Institute: Last September President Obama cited his drone program in Yemen as a successful model of US anti-terrorism strategy. He said that he would employ the Yemen model in his effort to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS in Iraq and Syria. But just a week […]

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Stockman: “Hell No, Taxpayers Shouldn’t Go To Syria!”

From David Stockman, as posted to David Stockman’s Contra Corner: Barrack Obama has rekindled 1968. Back then the folly of Vietnam had become so self-evident and omnipresent that the most power-obsessed President in US history was driven from office and his bloody escalation of the war on Vietnam was stopped in its tracks by the overwhelming […]

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“New Era of Jihad” – ISIS Declares Islamic State.

The armed militant group ISIS (The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), which has conquered large areas of Iraq and war-torn Syria, has formally declared the establishment of “The Islamic State”. The announcement was made by Sheikh Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, who has had himself declared Caliphate, Amir Al-Mu’minin, which means “Leader of Believers”. As […]

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Ron Paul: “Haven’t We Done Enough Damage in Iraq?”

Written by Ron Paul, from the Baxter Bulletin: In 2006, I invited the late General Bill Odom to address my Thursday Congressional luncheon group. Gen. Odom, a former NSA director, called the Iraq war “the greatest strategic disaster in American history,” and told the surprised audience that he could not understand why Congress had not […]

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Let the Good Times Roll: Obama Considers Troops in Iraq.

President Obama, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, has reportedly told Congressional leaders he may order approximately 100 US Special Forces members into Iraq, ostensibly to train and aid the conventional Iraqi military force. Presently, the civil war in Iraq pits the Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), comprised of mostly […]

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Neo-Conservatism and Schizophrenia.

There are two groups in American political discourse that annoy me thoroughly: Progressive Liberals, and Neo-Conservatives. I love arguing with these people, but I am still annoyed by them. Between the two of them, I am far more annoyed with Neo-Conservatives. Recent events in Iraq have reminded me of how true this is. The other […]

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To the Bitter End: Civil War Tearing Iraq Apart.

The seminal failure and hellhole known as Iraq has once again degenerated into utter chaos as militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) have overrun vast portions of the country, leaving a violent trail of destruction and strict Sharia law in their wake. Most of eastern Iraq has fallen to […]

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Al Qaeda Conquers Fallujah; Iraq In Worse Shape Than Ever.

Al Qaeda and affiliated militant Islamic groups have seized the Iraqi city of Fallujah after 3 days of chaotic battle with Iraqi government forces. Reportedly, the black flag of Al Qaeda was raised over Iraqi governmental buildings, symbolizing the city’s fall. This is nearly 10 years to the month after Fallujah was first secured by […]

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24 Killed in Iranian Embassy Bomb Blast; Iran Accuses Israel.

24 were killed and dozens more injured after twin bombs exploded outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. Responsibility for the attack was quickly claimed by a local Al-Qaeda affiliate, the Abdullah Azzam brigades. The scene, as you can see in photos below, was littered with debris, smoldering rubble, and bodies of the dead and […]

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