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President Obama Announces Operation Enduring Burden

Written by Gary North on September 11, 2014

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On the evening of September 10, President Obama delivered a speech on ISIL, as he calls it, which everyone else calls ISIS. Here is his problem. ISIS stands for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. ISIL stands for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Hardly any American knows what the Levant is. It’s the […]

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“Fix Bayonets!” The Feds Gave 12,000 Bayonets to Local Police Departments. Why?

Written by Gary North on September 9, 2014

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National Public Radio did something very useful recently. It investigated who got what in the U.S. government’s program to give military equipment to local police departments. This initial list raised more questions than it answered. The main question is this: “Why? 79,288 assault rifles 205 grenade launchers 11,959 bayonets 3,972 combat knives $124 million worth […]

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“Syria Danny” Exposed as Events-Stager for U.S. Media

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2014

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Danny Dayem is a favorite person for Western media to interview.  He is calling for American intervention in Syria against Assad. He is a British citizen. Infowars in 2012 exposed the staged “live” interview he conducted.  He said the staged interview was private. It should have been deleted. Fortunately, the government did not take the […]

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Stockman: Bombing Iraq into the 21st Century

Posted on September 3, 2014

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Washington’s strategy in Iraq is in shambles, but not just because America’s spanker-in-chief is really a wimp at heart. The problem is far more generic. To wit, the geographic territory of Iraq is not a nation; it is an arbitrary series of lines on a map drawn 100 years ago by dandies in the foreign […]

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ISIS Is Internet Savvy.

Written by Gary North on September 1, 2014

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A Los Angeles Times story reports on how well organized ISIS is with respect to the Internet. It gets it story to its target audiences. Today, media-savvy militants in Iraq and Syria post graphic photos and slick recruitment videos on Facebook and Twitter, and even developed a now-defunct Android smartphone app that would automatically tweet […]

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Rescuing “Hitler”: Obama’s Bailout of Assad

Written by Gary North on August 26, 2014

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Syria’s Assad is like Hitler. So said Secretary of State John Kerry in September 2013. Now the U.S. government is about to bail him out in his civil war against ISIS. Three decades ago Saddam Hussein was an ally of the USA. Then the USA declared war on him. Twice. He became “Hitler.” It’s odd. […]

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Obama Bloviates on ISIS. Then He Goes Golfing.

Written by Gary North on August 22, 2014

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On August 20, as news hit about ISIS’s execution of journalist Jim Foley, President Obama gave a speech at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. He said the following. “Good afternoon, everybody. Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL.” The President referred to ISIS as ISIL. “Jim […]

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