Posts Categorized: Middle East

A Prince of the Steppe

Imperialism, Colonialism, and Slavery

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While researching material for a historical novel about a Cossack family of the Ukraine and Crimea, I found a remarkable amount of provocative and fascinating material. For instance, the Ukraine and Crimea has been both a fulcrum point and thoroughfare throughout history, but one of the most intriguing aspects of this region is that the… Read more »

The ISIS JV now has enough uranium for a dirty nuke

The ISIS JV now has enough uranium for a dirty nuke

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  Barack Obama once famously dismissed ISIS (or ISIL if you will) as the JV: “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant. I think there is a distinction between the capacity and reach of a… Read more »

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Look What The JayVee Team Is Up To Now: Is Obama’s Real ISIS Strategy On Display? (Guest Post)

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Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama referred to ISIS as “jayvee” (“junior varsity”) in January 2014. Then in September 2014, he said about ISIS in Syria: “We don’t have a strategy yet.” ISIS just took Rahmadi, and continued east, attacking the town of Khaldiya and breaking the Iraqi government’s line of defense in Husayba, about 20… Read more »

Charlie Rose becomes Hillary's campaign spokesman and Chris Wallace screws up

Charlie Rose becomes Hillary’s campaign spokesman and Chris Wallace screws up

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  CBS This Morning was on the screen (I almost said “tube”) this morning and I watched an exchange between Charlie Rose and John Dickerson.  Rose introduced the topic as Marco Rubio being the latest GOP candidate  to “run into trouble” this morning over his comments about the Iraq war. There clearly is a herd mentality out… Read more »

The Lie that George W. Bush/U.S. Created ISIS

The Lie that George W. Bush/U.S. Created ISIS

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Who created ISIS? Was it Jeb Bush’s brother? (Shout out to Rob Lowe- Thank you!). Can it be traced back to CIA overthrow in 1953 of Mossadeq? Jimmy Carter’s lack of leadership support for the Shah in 1979? Is it due to our support of the Saudi royals and other secular Muslim dictators? Or our… Read more »

It's not just Pam Geller. Gays are asking for it too

It’s not just Pam Geller. Gays are asking for it too

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  The response in many quarters to Islamists’ so-called outrage to insulting the prophet Mohammed has been to cower in fear and blame those who exercise their right to free speech rather than those who would kill over it. Lost in the argument is the simple truth that Islamists kill for the sake of killing… Read more »

Obama kills another American. And an ally. They were good guys.

Obama kills another American. And an ally. They were good guys.

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  An American drone strike in January killed four people in Afghanistan: An American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida, as well as two Americans working with the terror group, were inadvertently killed in U.S. counterterrorism operations earlier this year, the White House said Thursday. The White House said that Warren Weinstein, an American… Read more »

Iran has Obama by the short hairs

Iran has Obama by the short hairs

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Flashback 2013: Obama hails an agreement with Iran: Iran and six major powers agreed early Sunday on a historic deal that freezes key parts of Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for temporary relief on some economic sanctions. The agreement, sealed at a 3 a.m. signing ceremony in Geneva’s Palace of Nations, requires Iran to halt… Read more »

Female Jihadis Demand Equality with Men in Syria

Female Jihadis Demand Equality with Men in Syria

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The Telegraph: A mysterious group of female jihadists brandishing Kalashnikov guns are demanding equality with men in Syria in online video ~~~ The video was shot in northern Syria outside of the Church of Saint Simeon and shows women – who belong to the ‘camp for women for victory and empowerment’ – shooting and marching…. Read more »