Trump Lied

“In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary

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Proportional Military Action?

Well, I guess this is newsworthy considering the neo-Pacifism that has infested the Vatican since Vatican II: Cardinal Fernando Filoni has traveled twice to Iraq on behalf of Pope Francis to bring comfort to victims of the Islamic State. The

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Update on Iraq

    With the US now committed in the fight against ISIS, also known as ISIL, in Iraq, I would recommend that readers stay up to date by reading the frequent updates on Iraq on Strategy Page, the best English language

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Sleep Easy America, Biden is on the Job!

Father Z points out a celebration of the fierce comments of beloved National Clown and Veep Joe Biden on ISIS/ISIL:   Meanwhile, from The People’s Cube, we have a solution to the problem of ISIS! I hope the President is

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PopeWatch: Father Benoka

The Cavalry that Christians throughout the Middle East, and particularly in Syria and Iraq have been undergoing continues unabated: Pope Francis telephoned a priest serving refugees at a camp in northern Iraq last month after receiving a heartfelt letter from

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Isis Waning

    As predicted here, it is up fast and down fast for the ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, terrorists.  Strategy Page continues to provide the

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Everything You Need to Know About ISIL in Iraq

    Media coverage of events in Iraq is by and large pretty poor, reporting day to day events without giving much needed context.  Strategy Page performs a public service by giving briefings that provide a fantastic overview of just

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Syria and Iraq

    More from Strategy Page on the situation in Iraq and how it relates to the winding down of the revolt in Syria:   Currently ISIL is trying to gain complete control over eastern Syria and western Iraq. That is

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Iraq: Wheels Within Wheels

    The internet has exploded with stories of the ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) taking Mosul in Iraq.  Most of the stories do not do justice to understanding the forces currently at work in Iraq.  One of

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Did Joe Sleep Through the War With Iran?

In the above video our beloved National Clown lauded our veterans who served in Iraq and Iran.  What do you think? 1.  Bone headed Biden being bone headed Biden. 2.  Give Joe a break, they both begin with I! 3. 

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The Difference Between Libya and Iraq Explained

For additional comedy relief, here is a video put out by a group supporting Obama for president detailing Obama’s opposition to the war in Iraq. You know, I think quite a few of the easy marks who voted for Obama

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Bringing New Life to an Old Monastery.

PHOTO: Maj. Jeffrey Whorton, a Roman Catholic chaplain, celebrating Mass at St. Elijah’s Monastery near Mosul in northern Iraq. The United States Army hopes to restore St. Elijah’s Monastery, an ancient site of Christian worship stuck in the middle of

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Massacre at Fort Hood

13 have been killed and 38 wounded at the Fort Hood army post in Texas.  The alleged shooter, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, is dead, and two alleged suspects have been taken into custody.  This is a major story and details are sparse.  May the

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Now He Tells Us

Hattip to Instapundit.  “Speaking to GIs in one of Saddam Hussein’s old palaces, Mr. Obama ticked off America’s accomplishments in Iraq: “From getting rid of Saddam, to reducing violence, to stabilizing the country, to facilitating elections — you have given

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Which "unjust war"?

There was considerable debate among Catholics leading up to the war in Iraq in 2002-2003. With respect to the election, however, I find myself continually puzzled by references to this or that candidate’s “support for an unjust war” or the

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