Obama Says He ‘Doesn’t Have A Strategy Yet’ On Dealing With ISIS In Syria

By: Friday August 29, 2014 7:53 am

In a press conference yesterday President Barack Obama admitted that he did not have a strategy to deal with ISIS in Syria at the moment. This admission comes after Obama has ordered airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq while sending in military advisors to help the Iraqi military.

The disclosure of a lack of strategy was provided after Obama was asked if he needed Congress’ approval before taking military action in Syria.

 

Obama’s Open-Ended War on ISIS Brings Neoconservatives Back to Stage

By: Thursday August 28, 2014 9:15 am

President Obama’s new war on ISIS is bringing back some old names and faces from the George W. Bush years, especially as the war appears to be expanding into Syria. Though the neoconservative vision failed miserably in Iraq after the 2003 invasion they have not given up hope in the power and glory of US imperialism. Despite even mainstream voices calling the expansion of the war against ISIS into Syria flawed, the old neocons are ready, once again, to sacrifice the lives of other Americans for their pipe dreams.

Judge: Government’s Justification for Keeping Detainee Abuse Photos Secret Is ‘Not Sufficient’

By: Thursday August 28, 2014 7:35 am

A federal district court judge has ruled that the government’s certification to prevent the disclosure of thousands of photos of detainee abuse and torture in Afghanistan and Iraq—including inhumane treatment at Abu Ghraib prison—is “not sufficient to prevent publication.”

The federal judge ordered the government to appear in court on September 8 and produce the photographs or submit additional evidence to support keeping the photos secret.

US Begins Reconnaissance Flights Over Syria, Obama Still Supporting Fantasy

By: Tuesday August 26, 2014 6:47 am

Now that ISIS has been labeled an “imminent threat” the Obama Administration is moving to expand its bombing campaign against the group from Iraq into Syria. Pentagon officials said Monday evening that President Obama approved the use of manned and unmanned reconnaissance flights over Syria last weekend. The recon flights will be used to gather intelligence to create target lists for strikes in Syria.

Nostradumbass

By: Tuesday August 26, 2014 1:30 am

One could literally put up post after post on the tragic stupidity of Paul Wolfowitz (still getting paid to utter his ever-erring pie whole)…and I guess I will take part.

Satire: Interview with Obama’s Nobel Prize Statue

By: Monday August 25, 2014 1:17 pm

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Obama for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama’s promotion of nuclear nonproliferation and a “new climate” in international relations fostered by Obama, especially in reaching out to the Muslim world.

In an exclusive interview, for the first time ever the actual Peace Prize, a large, coin-like object, speaks out.

ISIS Labeled ‘Imminent Threat’ As US Strikes Set To Expand Into Syria

By: Monday August 25, 2014 6:45 am

In the aftermath of the killing of James Foley the Obama Administration has ratcheted up the rhetoric against ISIS now calling the group an imminent threat to US national security and global interests. Part of that label apparently entails attacking ISIS wherever they are including outside of current “limited” US operations in Iraq with plans to expand the US military campaign against ISIS into Syria.

Late Night: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad ISIS?

By: Sunday August 24, 2014 8:00 pm

Even as the Western media happily serves as its stenographers in hyping their self-alleged prowess, the pickup-driving punks of ISIS are gradually losing the territory they’d gained in their earlier sprint across the dry-as-a-bone mud flats of the Sunni portion of Iraq.

Secretary Hagel Claims ISIS Is ‘Threat To Every Interest We Have’, ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

By: Friday August 22, 2014 6:49 am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel attempted to terrorize the American people Thursday by claiming ISIS was a threat to every interest the US has and “beyond anything we’ve seen.” The dire statements have, not surprisingly, led many observers to think the Obama Administration is preparing a more involved military campaign against ISIS.

Though not-so-subtly skeptical of the Syrian bombing campaign against the Assad regime, the Pentagon now appears to be on board with launching attacks in Syria if they target ISIS.

300 More Troops for Iraq, Obama Declares ISIS Must Be ‘Extracted’

By: Thursday August 21, 2014 6:45 am

Can we call this a war yet? On Wednesday President Obama responded to the killing of James Foley by ISIS by calling ISIS a cancer that needed to be extracted. ISIS killed Foley in response to the killing of ISIS fighters from US airstrikes in Iraq after the group claimed it would kill Americans if the US military attacked them.

It was later revealed that the US had performed a rescue mission to save Foley and other hostages in Syria. The mission reportedly failed due to the hostages not being where US intelligence thought they were.

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