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“We Spent $500 Million Training Syrian Rebels and Got Nothing”

From:Jim.Margolis@gmmb.com To: jsullivan@hillaryclinton.com, jbenenson@bsgco.com, john@algpolling.com Date: 2015-11-19 12:04 Subject: Re: Remarks on ISIS I’m glad you’re bumping that up a bit. You cover regional responsibility, but this is a big flash point for voters. ———- From: Jake Sullivan<jsullivan@hillaryclinton.com<mailto:jsullivan@hillaryclinton.com>> Date: Thursday, … Continue reading

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Military Coup In Iraq: Prime Minister Maliki Refuses To Step Down; Security Forces On Alert, Encircle Presidential Palace

#Breaking: Security forces have encircled the residence of the Iraqi President – Sharqiah News More… Coup underway in Iraq? This was popped up in the headlines, and details are still sketchy, but something potentially big is afoot in Iraq. (And … Continue reading

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US Sending Nearly 300 Troops Into Iraq to Protect Embassy From Islamic Jihadist Threat

The U.S. is sending nearly 300 troops into Iraq to protect the American embassy in Baghdad amid escalating threats that Islamic jihadists who have captured several cities in the region could move in on the capital. “The personnel will provide … Continue reading

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Did You Know that Iraq Is Falling to al Qaeda?

Maliki seeks to declare state of emergency after Sunni militants with Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant overrun northern city. Islamic extremists have seized control of much of Mosul in northern Iraq after troops abandoned their posts and government buildings, in … Continue reading

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Baghdad buttresses defenses ready for wholesale Al Qaeda assault on city

The Iraqi army began buttressing its defense lines on April 12 to save parts of the capital city of Baghdad from the approaching danger of falling to al Qaeda’s Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). Iraqi intelligence reports … Continue reading

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The Legacy of the War in Iraq

Translate the page from Arabic to English and read the comments. The executions start at the 8 minute mark. More…

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First clash between Syrian rebels and Iraqi soldiers. Baghdad bankrolls Assad’s war

Syrian rebel forces attacked two Iraqi military positions at the southern tip of their common border Sunday, June 9. They failed to beat the Iraqi troops back although a number of Iraqi officers and soldiers were killed. Shooting incidents flared during … Continue reading

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Israeli forebodings over widening Russian-Hizballah-Iraqi intervention in Syria

Forebodings were voiced Wednesday, May 29, by senior Israeli military officers in the face of the widening military intervention in the Syria civil war by Russia, Iran, Hizballah and latterly Iraq too. They have made Syria’s civil war the platform … Continue reading

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Iraq Quadruples Gold Reserves In Two Months

Gold was down $20.60 or 1.23% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,648.70/oz. Silver dropped to as low as $29.592 and finished with a sharp loss of 3.66%. Gold is marginally lower in dollars today and on course for … Continue reading

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Deadliest Attacks in Iraq Since US Troop Pullout

A look at the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the withdrawal of U.S. troops on Dec. 18, 2011: —Sept. 9: Insurgents kill at least 49 people in a wave of attacks, gunning down soldiers at an army post and bombing … Continue reading

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Saudis forces mass on Jordanian, Iraqi borders. Turkey, Syria reinforce strength

The Syrian crisis was Friday, June 29, on a knife edge between a Western-Arab-Turkish military offensive in the next 48 hours and a big power accord to ward it off. DEBKAfile’s military sources report heavy Saudi troop movements toward the … Continue reading

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Italian Photographer Shocked to See Iraq Photo in BBC Report on Syria

 Marco Di Lauro, an Italian photographer who took a shocking photo from Iraq in 2003 showing the corpses of Shiite Iraqi children killed during the Saddam era announced that he was shocked to see the photo on BBC website atop … Continue reading

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The Consequences of Narcissism

Al Qaeda flag over the Benghazi Courthouse after the kinetic action by the president Our government has told us that the war on terror is over. The death of Osama bin Laden and the damage done to Al Qaeda have … Continue reading

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According to Pravda, We Are “On the brink of Third World War – 2012”

2012 onwards, the world is on the brink of Third World War. All sane and peace loving men would pray and strive that it is averted. For the horoscope of the times point towards a global catastrophe in the making. … Continue reading

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Israeli Attack on Iran Imminent?

Obama is preparing US facilities in the Middle East against repercussions of an Israeli attack on Iran. The failures last week by Obama, the Department of State and Tim Geithner to establish sanctions on Iran were a stark contrast with the … Continue reading

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