The U.S. is now supporting Iran, in Iraq, to re-take Tikrit. Because the Iraqi Army is incapable of defending its country from attack by ISIS (or anyone else for that matter), Iran is actually assisting in the assault on Saddam’s home town of Tikrit, which has come to a standstill in the past two weeks. (How… Read More »
When former CIA operative John Kiriakou was convicted and sentenced to prison for revealing the name of an undercover asset, the CIA Director at the time: “…hailed ex-agent John Kiriakou‘s guilty plea for leaking the name of a covert operative as “an important victory” for the intelligence community. The Director: “…said in a statement that the… Read More »
Iraqi forces and Shi’ite militiamen struggle to make progress in Saddam Hussein’s hometown
Republicans have renewed their enthusiasm for Middle East war. Let’s be sure that this time, we win. And that means doing things differently.
TONY Blair and George W Bush are to blame for the rapid rise of Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, Barack Obama has said.