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Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan August 18, 2014 Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III   Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down. But a team of Marines and Special Forces that helicoptered in has […]

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What Have We Accomplished in Iraq?

Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul What Have We Accomplished in Iraq?   We have been at war with Iraq for 24 years, starting with Operations Desert Shield and Storm in 1990. Shortly after Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait that year, the propaganda machine began agitating for a US attack on Iraq. We all remember the appearance […]


The Privilege of Watching War

Source: http://mises.ca By James E. Miller   The Privilege of Watching War   Iraq War the Third is now in its nascent stages. Last week, after a slew of confused press reports, President Obama ordered a number of airstrikes in the Northern territory of Iraq. This was called a “humanitarian intervention” to protect a cultish […]

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Networks Showcase Neocons Despite Past Lies

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Jay Stephenson August 12, 2014 Networks Showcase Neocons Despite Past Lies   Now that President Obama has commenced bombing and droning Iraq in spite of Nixonian proclamations that he would end the illegal war in 2008, the mainstream media is pretending to present the American public with two opposing sides that it […]


Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’ Former US Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an RPI Board Member, is interviewed on Democracy Now from the Almedalen political festival in Sweden. Mr. Kucinich, who opposed the 2003 Iraq war along with Ron Paul, draws some excellent conclusions as the promised outbreak of democracy […]

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Bombing Won’t Save Iraq

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan Bombing Won’t Save Iraq   The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed. And the second thoughts have begun. “U.S. Sees Risk in Iraqi Airstrikes,” ran the June 19 headline in […]


Back to Iraq: F-18 Super Hornets patrol desert to track ISIS forces

  Source: RT.com Back to Iraq: F-18 Super Hornets patrol desert to track ISIS forces   In less than three years US fighter jets have returned to Iraqi skies, as Obama’s administration has authorized “manned and unmanned” surveillance flights there to keep an eye on the ISIS jihadist group that threatens to overrun the whole […]

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America’s Disastrous Foreign Policy

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Jun 16, 2014 America’s Disastrous Foreign Policy – My Thoughts on Iraq   But in the years they were getting started, a key component of ISIS’s support came from wealthy individuals in the Arab Gulf States of Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Sometimes the support came with the tacit […]


Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul       Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?   In 2006, I invited the late General Bill Odom to address my Thursday Congressional luncheon group. Gen. Odom, a former NSA director, called the Iraq war “the greatest strategic disaster in American history,” and told the surprised […]

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What US Veterans Say About The Iraq Fiasco: “When I Left In 2009, I Said In 5 Years There’ll Be A Civil War”

  Source: http://www.zerohedge.com By Tyler Durden What US Veterans Say About The Iraq Fiasco: “When I Left In 2009, I Said In 5 Years There’ll Be A Civil War”   With Iraq having succumbed to sectarian violence worse than anything observed in recent history, which accordint to many was merely exacerbated by US neocon ambitions […]