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The Most Extreme Faction Of
Al Qaeda Is Winning, And It’s
Leading To The Destruction Of Iraq

Business Insider, by Armin Rosen

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/14/2014 11:31:54 PM

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has now controlled much of Iraq for over a month. The group has been prolific in its abuses even during this brief reign of cruelty: In recent weeks it´s crucified its opponents in Syria, executed scores of police officers in northern Iraq, threatened archaeological sites, and even destroyed hookah tobacco. This over-the-top brutality is a reflection of ISIS founder Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, once one of the world´s most notorious terrorists. As the founder and leader of the ISIS predecessor al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), the Jordanian-born Zarqawi managed to take over vast

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Reply 1 - Posted by: vigilant, 7/15/2014 3:21:55 AM     (No. 9924850)

I hope Rand Paul and other isolationists read this article. It is a very important comment on why the USA must regain its strength and recognize that a 3rd WW is imminent. To think that the moderate Muslim Arabs in the Middle East will come to their senses is pure folly. And even if they did they don´t know how to fight their enemies. They are basically cowards who hide behind women and children and in mosques and hospitals. Witness the wholesale surrender of the Iraqi army during desert storm and recently with the ISIS invasion. Its the same with other Muslims in Palestine, Libya and possibly Iran--always terrorism against innocent civilians with unspeakable violence that lacks humanity by any definition.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/15/2014 4:49:42 AM     (No. 9924869)

Is ISIS the original Syrian faction that Barry declared to be moderate and armed them with military equipment using our tax dollars? I wouldn´t be surprised. After all, he has publicly stated he would always side with them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/15/2014 6:38:17 AM     (No. 9924973)

AND Obama will make sure the billions of tax payer dollars keep on FUNDING their victory so they can then come to USA and do the same here. COUNT ON IT.

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