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Britain to give £3million aid to Iraq and
the SAS could be sent in to assist their
army as jihadists close in on Baghdad

Daily Mail [UK], by Wills Robinson

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/14/2014 7:44:57 AM

Britain´s special forces could be sent in to Iraq to assist the army as jihadist militants continue their surge across the country. The government has also announced it will lend £3million in aid to victims of the violence as the prospect of civil war dramatically increases. [Snip] Foreign Secretary William Hague, said Britain was considering its options and looking at ways to help, but ruled out direct involvement. Last night citizens in Dhuluiyah, 50 miles north of Bagdhad, were pictured celebrating on top of cars as they forced militants out of the area. But the situation is looking bleak across the country

      


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Britain to give £3million aid to Iraq and
the SAS could be sent in to assist their
army as jihadists close in on Baghdad
Daily Mail [UK], by Wills Robinson    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/14/2014 7:44:57 AM     Post Reply
Britain´s special forces could be sent in to Iraq to assist the army as jihadist militants continue their surge across the country. The government has also announced it will lend £3million in aid to victims of the violence as the prospect of civil war dramatically increases. [Snip] Foreign Secretary William Hague, said Britain was considering its options and looking at ways to help, but ruled out direct involvement. Last night citizens in Dhuluiyah, 50 miles north of Bagdhad, were pictured celebrating on top of cars as they forced militants out of the area. But the situation is looking bleak across the country

   

 

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 10:02:33 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 9:55:44 PM     Post Reply
Iranian troops have helped the Iraqi government retake the City of Tikrit from the Islamic fundamentalist force--‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’ (ISIS). The government in Baghdad is said to control 85 percent of Tikrit thanks to assistance from Iran’s Quds force, the overseas branch of the Revolutionary Guard. [Snip] News of Iran’s involvement is likely to raise further concerns about the political situation in Iraq. Not least because it comes after Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered two attacks on Camp Ashraf, a refugee camp that is effectively a prison to Iranian dissidents. On one occasion the camp

Iraq: Barack Obama’s
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Telegraph [UK], by Charles Moore    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 9:49:33 PM     Post Reply
People blame the new horrors in Iraq on the American-led invasion in 2003. But the exact reason why the country is in civil war today is because the Americans are not there. If US troops were still present, the fanatical ISIS, the “Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham”, would not have swept through the north of the country and now be threatening Baghdad. [Snip] Barack Obama had a legacy earlier than any other American president. He was the first black president before he was even inaugurated. Very shortly after that, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. From the start,

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 9:40:01 PM     Post Reply
Britain and America are weighing up military options in Iraq ranging from air strikes to the deployment of the SAS as jihadist fighters allied to remnants of the Saddam Hussein regime threatened to engulf Baghdad, the Iraqi capital. At the White House, President Barack Obama said he would “review options” over the weekend to counter the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, an ultra-violent offshoot of al-Qaeda that has seized much of the north and west of Iraq--although he said there would be no “boots on the ground”. Meanwhile in London William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, said

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 9:31:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of military deserters have painted a devastating picture of the ability of the Iraqi army to stand and fight, telling The Telegraph how entire divisions surrendered Mosul, Iraq´s second city, without firing a single shot. [Snip] With Sunni insurgents now threatening the capital Baghdad the eye-witness accounts from the deserters´ reveal how sectarian enmity have, in the space of mere weeks, destroyed the Iraqi national army, which the US government spent billions of dollars to build. Corporal Muammer Naser, 35, told The Telegraph that his superiors had sympathised with remnants of the regime of Saddam Hussein, and that the generals

   

 

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The United States once had Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in custody at a detention facility in Iraq, but president Barack Obama let him go, it was revealed on Friday. Al Baghdadi was among the prisoners released in 2009 from the U.S.´s now-closed Camp Bucca near Umm Qasr in Iraq, The Telegraph reports. It is unclear why the U.S. let the merciless al Qaeda leader slip away, however, one theory is that al Baghadadi was granted amnesty along with thousands of other detainees because the U.S. was preparing to pull out of Iraq.

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 12:40:02 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama said Friday that his national security team will soon provide him with a list of ´selective actions by our military´ to help push back a terrorist horde marching through Iraq, but insisted that "we will not be sending U.S. troops back into combat´ there. [Snip] The murderous Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), formerly known as Al-Qaeda in Iraq, Obama said, ´poses a danger to Iraq and its people, and given the nature of these terrorists, it could pose a threat to America and its interests as well.´ But Obama emphasized that Iraq´s government should

Patriotic... or just plain tacky? Pictures
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Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/13/2014 8:11:57 AM     Post Reply
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