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No new Iraq war, Cameron says
Telegraph U.K., by Georgia Graham

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Posted By:Toledo, 8/18/2014 8:38:16 AM

Britain will not be involved in another war in Iraq, David Cameron has vowed. The Prime Minister said the British government would not put be "putting boots on the ground" or "sending in the army" in its fight against the "murderous" Islamic State, formerly ISIS. However, he warned that terrorists trained by IS will cause “mayhem on our own streets” if the “political and extremism” crisis in Iraq is not dealt with. Michael Fallon warned that Britain´s mission in Iraq will last for months as RAF Tornados and surveillance aircraft are deployed to help "stop the advance" of Islamic State extremists. David Cameron said

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/18/2014 10:25:18 AM     (No. 9970278)

Cameron says he wants to see a Muslim leading the British government and the Army, and he also dislikes seeing so many white faces in leadership roles.

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Posted By: Toledo- 9/15/2014 7:20:20 AM     Post Reply
French military planes are carrying out their first reconnaissance flights to identify Isil targets in Iraq this morning as foreign ministers from some 20 countries meet in Paris to discuss the shape of a US-led international coalition. The meeting, jointly chaired by the French president, François Hollande, and the Iraqi president, Fouad Massoum, is being attended by the US secretary of state, John Kerry, the foreign secretary, Philip Hammond and the Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov. The beheadings of the British aid worker, David Haines, and two American journalists, have lent new urgency to calls for a concerted global strategy against the

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Posted By: Toledo- 9/14/2014 9:24:32 PM     Post Reply
Conservative Martin Baker attended a rally in support Officer Darren Wilson in St. Louis. As news of this rally in support of Wilson spread across social media it wasn’t long before Baker’s attendance was noticed by those super tolerant liberals. Now a local New Black Panther adviser is threatening violence against Martin Baker. The Bell News reported: Mauricelm-Lei Millere is a Black Panther and New Black Panther Adviser who is assisting to organize the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. He has also recently encouraged people to commit violence on Martin Baker in a recent Facebook posting.

When Doves Cry
National Journal, by Ron Fournier    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 9/14/2014 6:08:33 PM     Post Reply
What is the enduring lesson of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, when the Bush administration overestimated and, in some cases, exaggerated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein? Some say it´s to be skeptical of government officials who are making the case for war. I say the legacy should be skepticism toward government officials, period – all of them. Their hidden agendas can shade the case for peace as well as war, which might explain why there´s no consensus among so-called experts about the threat posed today by ISIS. On a scale of zero to panic, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint

‘The Roosevelts’: Once you finish all
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Washington Post, by Hank Stuever    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 9/13/2014 8:05:24 AM     Post Reply
Let’s start with the end. When it’s over — when you make it through the marathon that is Ken Burns’s beautiful, seven-part documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” which begins Sunday night on PBS — you may find yourself with a lingering, nebulous grief. You’re sorry it’s over. You’re sorry they’re over. You’re sorry a certain expression of American ideals is, or often appears to be, completely over. My study habits haven’t improved since college; like an idiot, I put off watching all 14 hours of “The Roosevelts” until I absolutely had to watch them on a deadline binge this week.

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Posted By: Toledo- 9/12/2014 12:23:18 PM     Post Reply
Washington -- A CIA assessment puts the number of ISIS fighters at possibly more than three times the previous estimates. The terror group that calls itself the Islamic State "can muster between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria," a CIA spokesman told CNN on Thursday. Analysts and U.S. officials initially estimated there were as many as 10,000 fighters, including those who were freed from prisons by ISIS, and Sunni loyalists who have joined the fight as the group advanced across Iraq. "This new total reflects an increase in members because of stronger recruitment since June following battlefield successes and the declaration

   

 

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Obama authorizes the U.S. military to target
the head of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
New York Daily News, by James Warren and Joel Siegel    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 9/12/2014 9:05:32 AM     Post Reply
Watch your back, Baghdadi. As part of his expanded campaign against the Islamic State, President Obama has authorized the U.S. military to target Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the driving force behind the violent extremist group, it was reported Thursday. Until now, restrictions imposed by the President prevented the military from going after the group’s leaders. But the limits were lifted as part of Obama’s new offensive against the group, also known as ISIS, the Washington Post reported. A Pentagon spokesman on Thursday acknowledged a shift in strategy but declined to comment whether Baghdadi was

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Posted By: Toledo- 9/12/2014 8:01:30 AM     Post Reply
Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide Friday, the finale of an emotional 6 ½-month trial in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The conviction comes just a day after Judge Thokozile Masipa pronounced the double amputee track star not guilty of murder. Masipa also found the double amputee track star guilty of one of three firearms charges. He was convicted of firing a gun in a restaurant — an incident not related to the Steenkamp shooting — but not of possession of ammunition or a separate count that he fired out of the sunroof of a

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Fox News, by Howard Kurtz    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 9/12/2014 7:13:35 AM     Post Reply
Could President Obama’s military move against ISIS derail the Republican freight train that appeared to be barreling toward victory in the midterm elections? It’s possible, but not very likely. Until Wednesday night’s speech, the president was taking a political beating on foreign policy that had a toxic effect on his approval ratings. And that was a major drag on vulnerable Democrats, especially those red-state senators trying to hang on and keep the chamber from tipping to the GOP. But now, whether or not Obama is leading from behind, as his critics say, he has committed to using U.S. military power against the terrorists.

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Posted By: Toledo- 9/11/2014 12:22:13 PM     Post Reply
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District attorney’s wife drove case
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Posted By: Toledo- 9/11/2014 12:13:14 PM     Post Reply
CHICAGO – The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case today. Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will have major impact on the scope of political speech, the role of voter’s donations in politics, and the fate of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a 2016 Republican presidential hopeful. The governor’s race is virtually tied, according to recent polls, and the court’s ruling may move undecided voters. The investigation, critics say, has paralyzed conservative advocacy in Wisconsin, giving

   

 

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