Pentagon “Considering” Sending Combat Troops to Iraq, ISIS and Al-Qaeda Reach Agreement

By: Friday November 14, 2014 10:47 am

Though the US has already sent about 1,000 soldiers into Iraq after ISIS took over a large swath of the country, President Obama continues to claim he hasn’t/won’t send in ground forces. The rationalization for that claim is that those new troops are not designated as combat troops but as advisors and guards. But now even that fiction may have to melt away as the Pentagon has flatly said they may need to send straight up combat troops to help the fledgling Iraqi army fight ISIS.
The announcement comes as ISIS and Al-Qaeda have reportedly reached an agreement to fight together rather than against each other.

 

U.S. Anti-ISIS Recruitment Videos: Why They Don’t Work

By: Monday November 10, 2014 9:25 am

The U.S., via the State Department, is spending considerable effort and money producing anti-ISIS videos and other media, the goal of which is to convince American and other would-be jihadis not to join ISIS. The efforts won’t work, almost can’t work. They fail to understand the way ISIS recruits and as such, can’t counter it.

U.S. Anti-ISIS Recruitment Videos: Why They Don’t Work

By: Friday November 7, 2014 8:06 am

The U.S., via the State Department, is spending considerable effort and money producing anti-ISIS videos and other media (actual example, left), the goal of which is to convince American and other would-be jihadis not to join ISIS. The efforts won’t work, almost can’t work. They fail to understand the way ISIS recruits and as such, can’t counter it.

ISIS and Al-Qaeda Takeover Base Of US-Backed Rebel Leader In Syria, Gain US Weapons

By: Monday November 3, 2014 8:12 am

The Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al Nusra, was joined by ISIS in a successful operation that took over the headquarters of a prominent US-backed rebel leader in Deir Sinbul, Syria. The leader, Jamal Maarouf, and his fighters were forced to flee into the mountains marking a major setback for the US as Islamist forces hostile to the US continue to gain ground in Syria.

Top Ten Govt Things to Be Afraid of for Halloween

By: Friday October 31, 2014 12:15 pm

The government’s main function these days is to promote fear among Americans. Fear is good for our current way of life, allowing your opinion and votes to be manipulated, and to make sure you’ll go along with any terrible things the government wishes to do to you.

Iraq’s Sunnis Won’t Fight ISIS for U.S.

By: Friday October 31, 2014 7:52 am

Iraq’s Sunnis won’t fight ISIS for the U.S. says NIQASH, a non-profit media organization operating out of Berlin. Without Sunni support, America’s war in Iraq cannot succeed. Here’s why.

CIA Study Shows That Supporting Syrian Rebels Unlikely To Work

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 7:00 am

President Barack Obama is not the only one who thinks arming the Syrian rebels is a “fantasy,” an exhaustive study by the CIA shows that throughout the agency’s history covert support of rebel fighters has had very little success. According to The New York Times, the still classified study was commissioned in 2012 and continued throughout 2013 to help policymakers decide whether supporting the Syrian rebels was a good idea.

Vice President Biden Apologizes For Saying True Things About Who Funds Terrorism

By: Monday October 6, 2014 12:35 pm

As hard as it is to believe, the politics of the war in Syria has gotten even more dysfunctional. Vice President Joe Biden has now apologized both to the leader of Turkey and United Arab Emirates after correctly stating – publicly – that the two nations bare considerable responsibility for the jihadists operating in Syria. [...]

Satire: ISIS First Sgt: Recruits Ain’t What They Used to Be

By: Thursday October 2, 2014 7:50 am

The ISIS First Sergeant spat into the sand. “These new suicide bomber Western recruits just ain’t what they used to be. Shoot, I quit al Qaeda for ISIS just to get away from this amateur crap and here I am stepping in it again for ISIS.”

US Air Travel Snarled by One Guy Not a Terrorist

By: Monday September 29, 2014 5:15 pm

Luckily ISIS has never thought to employ psychotic contractors in a bid to mess with America. ‘Cause that apparently works.

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