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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks

Jun 19 2013, 6:54pm CDT | by

Baghdad, June 20 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Baghdad, June 20 — At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said. Three people were killed and 15 injured in a...

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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks

Jun 19 2013, 6:54pm CDT | by

Baghdad, June 20 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Baghdad, June 20 — At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Three people were killed and 15 injured in a roadside bomb explosion at a popular football field at a village near Maqdadiyah city, some 100 km from Baghdad, reported Xinhua citing a local police source.

In another incident, an Iraqi army colonel was shot dead by gunmen while driving his car in Kirkuk city, some 250 km from Baghdad, a local police source said.

In Baghdad, six people were injured when a roadside bomb ripped through Shula district, an interior ministry source said.

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Lobbyists For Syrian Rebels To Woo Congress For Funding In Closed-Door Meeting

Sep 15 2014 4:09pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Lobbyists for the Free Syrian Army will meet with members of Congress and staffers from both political parties in a closed-door meeting on Tuesday morning in an effort to persuade the U.S. government to provide weapons and training to the rebel group, according to emails from House staffers obtained by The Huffington Post. The Free Syrian Army is frequently referred to as a "moderate" militant group in ...
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What We Don't Know About Syrian Rebels Dwarfs What We Do

Sep 15 2014 3:47pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

"First of all, I've vetted a number of them [Syrian Rebels], because I know them." - Senator John McCain, on CNN, explaining who is going to vet the Syrian moderates, before we send them weapons. Well, we can all relax now. Senator John McCain, who was wrong about Iraq, wrong about the surge in Iraq, wrong about the surge in Afghanistan, wrong about Libya, and wrong about most everything else pertaining to US securit ...
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ISIL and the World's Policeman

Sep 15 2014 2:07pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

President Obama's speech to the nation on ISIL and the follow-up statements by the White House and administration officials reveal the political bind that American policy makers find themselves in when dealing with the chaos in the Middle East, or in the Ukraine and Sudan for that matter. Beginning with the disillusionment over the war in Vietnam, followed by a series of misadventures in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American people are much more skeptical of adopting the r ...
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Obama To Use Law He Opposed To Justify Military Campaign Against ISIS

Sep 15 2014 2:02pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Although President Obama opposed the Iraq War and the Congressional action legalizing it, he will be using the Iraq Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) "for supplementary legal justification" in his coming campaign against ISIS.  TIME reports that news of this "comes just months National Security Adviser Susan Rice said the AUMF was no longer operative." In a letter dated July 25 and published by the House Armed Services Committee, Rice informed Congress th ...
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Holder Stresses Inclusivity in New Programs to Combat Extremism

Sep 15 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: Big Government

Attorney General Eric Holder announced new pilot programs aimed at combating the threat of terrorism from groups like ISIS, stressing the need for openness and inclusion in the process. “Today, few threats are more urgent than the threat posed by violent extremism,” Holder said in a video message. “And with the emergence of groups like ISIL, and the knowledge that some Americans are attempting to travel to countries like Syria and Iraq to take part in ongoing conflict ...
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[Ticker] Boost for anti-IS coalition at French meeting

Sep 15 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

Delegates from about 30 states - including Arab countries, China and Russia - at an event in Paris on Monday signed a statement promising to support Iraq "by any means necessary" against Islamic State (IS). The agreement made no mention of ...
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France says 930 citizens or residents involved in jihad

Sep 15 2014 10:06am CDT | Source: Infowars

"Either actively engaged in jihad in Iraq and Syria or are planning to go there... ...
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President Obama’s Address: Too Little, Too Late

Sep 15 2014 9:59am CDT | Source: Big Government

On September 10, the world watched as President Obama outlined his plan to address the rising threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIL). Unfortunately, his speech was simply too little, too late. While the president used a lot of the right words, they did not compensate for his failure to lead in a way that strengthens the United States, inspires confidence in our allies, and instills dread and fear in our enemies. In his addres ...
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Iraq: ISIS Using Yazidis as Human Shields Against U.S. Airstrikes

Sep 15 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Big Government

DOHUK, Iraq-- Reports from eyewitnesses here in Northern Iraq spoke to Breitbart News about how the terrorist group the Islamic State is using Yazidi hostages as human shields to protect themselves against U.S. airstrikes – using the same strategy as Hamas in Gaza. “ISIS sells the women as slave girls, the way they are doing it, they are using the women as human shields to protect them from U.S. airstrikes,” said Hameed, a Yazidi refugee who is seeking safe haven in Northern Iraq. ...
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The Fix: Obama’s crisis of (foreign policy) confidence

Sep 15 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Americans approved of President Obama's decision to launch airstrikes in Iraq and now strongly approve of his plan to expand into Syria the effort to combat the Islamic State. And yet, Obama's approval rating on foreign policy remains a dismal 34 percent in a new NBC/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll released Sunday. That's even as the survey shows Americans approve of Obama's Middle East plan by an overwhelming margin, 66 percent to 22 percent. Read ...
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