Trump has called Obama the “father of ISIS” and the media are salivating over apparent red meat. Especially when doubling down: “Last night you said that the president was the founder of ISIS,” said radio host Hugh Hewitt in a Thursday interview with Trump, the Republican presidential nominee. “I know what you meant. You meant… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Iraq/Al-Qaeda Connection
Un frickin’ believable! Copies of ‘torture’ report hand delivered to terror suspects, blocked from CIA officials: Full disclosure took a back seat to the CIA’s green movement last week when agency big shots blocked officials from printing out hard copies of the Senate Democratic report on terrorist interrogations, fearing it was “killing too many trees.”… Read more »
Pew Research Journalism Project has a slightly interesting survey out: Overall, the study finds that consistent conservatives: Are tightly clustered around a single news source, far more than any other group in the survey, with 47% citing Fox News as their main source for news about government and politics. Express greater distrust than trust of… Read more »
You gotta love this from the guy who signed off on regime change in Iraq, warned repeatedly about Saddam’s WMD’s and whose wife voted to invade Iraq: “I believe if they hadn’t gone to war in Iraq, none of this would be happening.” Allah plays devil’s advocate: What would have happened to Iraq during the… Read more »
A “lie” and a “mistake” are not the same thing.
As the 10th anniversary of OIF arrives, Peter Feaver goes through some of the most prevalent myths regarding the wrongful narrative that “Bush lied, people died”:
1. The Bush administration went to war against Iraq because it thought (or claimed to think) Iraq had been behind the 9/11 attacks.
Ole’ Mitt is giving John Kerry a run for his money for the Flip-Flopper crown:
On an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” a few days ago, Mitt Romney was asked whether, given what we know today, the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq was the right thing to do. Romney wouldn’t say.
Close to five hundred captured Taliban are now free once more to fight another day:
In one of the most elaborate prison breaks in recent Afghan history, the Taliban managed to free hundreds of inmates from Kandahar’s central prison in the early hours of Monday morning through a 1,180-foot tunnel.
Former British PM Tony Blair testified in front of another Iraq inquiry today and for the second time this year he testified about the very real danger of Iran and al-Qaeda working together. Of course the storyline by the British papers, the biased MSM, and the lefty blogosphere, is regarding the regret offered by Blair over the loss of life:
Don’t expect to see this on MSNBC or Huffpo, but feel free to send them an email. Suspected leader of Ansar Al-Islam, 7 criminal associates arrested BAGHDAD – Iraqi Security Forces arrested the suspected leader of Ansar al-Islam and seven criminal associates during a series of joint security operations conducted in Mansour and Adhamiyah today…. Read more »
Brushing aside legitimate criticism, concerns, and harsh questioning of the Obama Administration in wake of the Christmas “dingaling” bomber (as talk radio host Michael Medved refers to Umar Farouk Abdulmullatab), President Obama concluded his weekly radio address (January 2, 2010) with the following call for national unity: But as we go forward, let us remember… Read more »