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Cheney says Obama created ISIS, the 2003 invasion irrelevant!

Former Vice President Dick Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney blasted Barack Hussein Obama yesterday, accusing him of creating ISIS.  That’s a whopper if there ever was one. Former Vice President Dick Cheney is blaming President Obama for the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).   Iraq was in “good shape” at the end of President… Read More »

Interview about my new book, America’s Destruction of Iraq

Watch me being interviewed about my new book, America’s Destruction of Iraq, on Arlington Weekly News. I am interviewed by Dr. Charles Toftoy, a fellow West Point graduate.  Dr. Toftoy is a Vietnam veteran, and retired professor at George Washington University.

Pentagon whitewashed strength of ISIS for the White House

Tyler Drumheller

In typical cowardly fashion the Pentagon whitewashed the strength of ISIS so Obama could say it he was defeating it.  We know this because staff at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) had the courage to take it to the Inspector general there, and it’s now being investigated. The Defense Department’s inspector general is investigating whether intelligence reports… Read More »

Iraq: now the finger-pointing starts while the quagmire grows

Gen. Raymond T. Odierno said that had the U.S. military stayed in Iraq longer, the Islamic State situation might be under more control. (Associated Press)

As the quagmire grows in Iraq, the finger-pointing is starting to grow as well. This past week Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno came clean by saying we shouldn’t have withdrawn from Iraq, which ultimately led to the growth of the Islamic State.   Gen. Odierno recently told Fox News: “If we had stayed a little more engaged, I think maybe… Read More »

In wake of ISIS attack, Odierno says solution is not military one

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno on January 30, 2015. (photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

On the same day an ISIS suicide bomber vaporized more than 100 Iraqis in an open-air market, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno was quoted in an interview saying it will take 10 to 20 years to defeat the terrorist group, and that the solution is not a military one. Not a military one? This is as… Read More »