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  • Qassem Soleimani’s (Iran) Letter To The US: Leave Syria Or Else! Could 2018 Become Beirut 1983?

    Well informed sources have said the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corp Brigadier General Haj Qassem Soleimani sent a verbal letter, via Russia, to the head of the US forces commander in Syria, advising him to pull out all US forces to the last soldier “or the doors of hell will open up”. “My message to the US military command: when the battle against ISIS (the Islamic State group) will end, no American soldier will be tolerated in Syria. I advise you to leave by your own will or you will be forced to it”, said Soleimani to a...
  • Iraq says its war against ISIS has ended (Trump “Bombed the Hell out of ISIS”)

    12/09/2017 5:42:37 AM PST · by nhwingut · 26 replies
    AP ^ | 12/09/17 | Wire
    BAGHDAD -- Iraq said Saturday that its war on the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held.
  • Google not acknowledging anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

    12/07/2017 12:49:33 PM PST · by MAGA2017 · 28 replies
    Unless I'm missing something Google appears to be ignoring the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. At least the Bing search engine by Microsoft does.
  • The very latest on the events around Israel; weapons will be moved to Damascus

    12/05/2017 10:13:30 AM PST · by firebrand · 9 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | Dec. 5, 2017 | Amir Tsarfati
    The true details of Israel's recent strikes on Iranian military in Syria, including the important news that Iran will be moving its weapons to inside Damascus itself, in possibly a forerunner to Isaiah 17.More on moving the embassy, which Amir says will not happen.
  • The F-35 Can Now Fight a Ground War

    12/04/2017 5:40:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    National Interest ^ | December 3, 2017 | Dave Majumdar
    The United States Air Force is adding the ability to attack moving targets to its new Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighter with the addition of the 500lbs Raytheon GBU-49 Enhanced Paveway II laser-guided bomb. "Fielding the GBU-49 for use on the F-35A is a key milestone in delivering combat capability to the warfighter," Brig. Gen. Todd Canterbury, director of the Air Force F-35 Integration Office, said in a statement.
  • North Korea Has Already Hinted At Another Test Much More Dangerous Than An ICBM

    11/30/2017 2:36:03 PM PST · by blam · 43 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11-29-2017 | Alex Lockie
    North Korea launched its most capable missile on Tuesday, displaying a range that could most likely reach the US mainland — but the country has already hinted at a more dangerous test. In its state media, North Korea routinely swears to conduct missile tests and complete a missile program that can strike the US with nuclear weapons. But after US President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea in a speech to the UN this summer, Pyongyang laid out another goal. North Korea's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, said in September that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, could...
  • Chinese State Media on North Korea Missile Launch: Trump ‘Has Failed’

    11/29/2017 9:49:12 PM PST · by blam · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-29-2017
    The Chinese state outlet, Global Times, which typically takes an aggressive tone in covering the United States, declared on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and the U.S. policy on North Korea had “failed,” citing Pyongyang’s latest missile test.(At press time, the article is not available at its original Global Times link, though it remains accessible in Google’s cache history.) North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) announced late Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong-un had personally directed the launching of a new model of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), named Hwasong-15, and that he declared the test a success. China is North...
  • South Korea: North Korea violated ceasefire agreement

    11/26/2017 11:43:03 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/11/17
    South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo said North Korea violated the ceasefire agreement between the two countries when North Korean soldiers fired at a defector who fled through the demilitarized zone...
  • Remembering Thanksgiving in Hell(Barf alert)

    11/24/2017 8:37:51 AM PST · by Ennis85 · 8 replies
    Observer ^ | 24th November 2017 | John R Schindler
    Providing the American military with a reasonable facsimile of the traditional Thanksgiving feast, wherever our forces are deployed around the globe, is a longstanding practice of our Defense Department. Yesterday, the Pentagon served up nearly 100,000 pounds of turkey, plus all the usual trimmings, to U.S. military personnel in countries around the globe, including war zones like Afghanistan and Iraq. Some presidents have visited the troops serving in harm’s way—back in 2003, George W. Bush showed up in Baghdad by surprise to serve turkey to our troops—but Donald Trump, for his first presidential Thanksgiving, was content to address our military...
  • US General in Afghanistan: From 2011 to 2016, ‘The Enemy Believed … We Had Lost Our Will’

    11/22/2017 9:51:03 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 18 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/21/2017 | Patrick Goodenough
    Five years of “telegraphing” to the Taliban that U.S. and coalition forces were leaving Afghanistan prompted the enemy to believe “we had lost our will,” the top U.S. military officer leading the campaign there said Monday. But a recent NATO defense ministers’ gathering, said Operation Resolute Support commander U.S. Army Gen. John Nicholson, had given him a real sense that “we now have the will to succeed.” Three months into President Trump’s new South Asia strategy, Nicholson briefed reporters by teleconference on how forces battling the Taliban are focusing on targeting the terrorist group’s main funding source – drugs. He...
  • As Multiple White House Lies About the Iran Deal Emerge,

    08/11/2015 5:11:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 11, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH; Big news from the Middle East about the Iran deal. It turns out that we were negotiating with the Iranians before Kerry was secretary of state. We were negotiating with the Iranians before the election of the "moderate" Rouhani. We were negotiating an Iranian nuke deal with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when nobody knew what was happening. The Regime was telling us that they couldn't do anything 'cause Ahmadinejad was such a radical extremist goofball. We had to wait for a "moderate" to win, which was Rouhani, and after he did, that's when we got serious. It turns out none of...
  • The War Against Trump - America's New Mass Movement

    11/15/2017 9:21:44 AM PST · by The_Harlequin · 21 replies
    Thought Crimes ^ | 11/14/17 | Chris Shugart
    The various and constant attempts to subvert President Trump’s office, agenda, and character have been going on ever since he announced his candidacy over two years ago. It’s been an unprecedented phenomenon that has nothing with which to compare it. In that time, my views have evolved, sometimes so rapidly that it’s left me in a temporary state of confusion. It’s time to sort it out. In the past, my general view of the Left was that of a secular cult. As a keen observer and ardent critic of the Church of Scientology, I saw numerous parallels. But I concluded...
  • Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia

    11/14/2017 5:55:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 14, 2017 | Pat Buchanan
    If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him. Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS, the 32-year-old son of the aging and ailing King Salman, is making too many enemies for his own good, or for ours. Pledging to Westernize Saudi Arabia, he has antagonized the clerical establishment. Among the 200 Saudis he just had arrested for criminal corruption are 11 princes, the head of the National Guard, the governor of Riyadh, and the famed investor Prince...
  • Before it was Veterans Day it was Armistice Day, for the fallen of the First World War

    11/11/2017 5:15:53 AM PST · by harpygoddess · 16 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 11/11/2017 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918, when at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, the First World War came to an end after more than four years of carnage. (Armistice Day became Veterans' Day in 1954.) Described by British historian Corelli Barnett as a war that had "causes but no objectives, "the "Great War" left a legacy of disillusionment in its wake and made a shambles of the rest of the 20th century. All told, there were ten million military dead and seven million civilians killed. The resulting economic collapse, the...
  • Alabama Accuser Deletes Anti-Moore Postings from Facebook, Rants About Removing Trump from Office

    11/10/2017 8:19:50 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 140 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/10/2017 | Aaron Klein
    A woman who alleges that she engaged in a legal and consensual but inappropriate relationship with Republican senatorial candidate Roy Moore has deleted multiple political postings from her Facebook page. Some of those postings by Deborah Wesson Gibson were critical of Moore while one was related to Moore’s Democratic opponent, Doug Jones. One posting shows a picture of Gibson with Vice President Joe Biden and says that she did work for him in 2012. One older version of that image is still on her page while another more recent posting of that same image in response to a posting from...
  • Remembering Stalingrad 75 Years Later

    11/09/2017 7:04:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 83 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 9, 2017 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Seventy-five years ago this month, the Soviet Red Army surrounded --and would soon destroy -- a huge invading German army at Stalingrad on the Volga River. Nearly 300,000 of Germany's best soldiers would never return home. The epic 1942-43 battle for the city saw the complete annihilation of the attacking German 6th Army. It marked the turning point of World War II. Before Stalingrad, Adolf Hitler regularly boasted on German radio as his victorious forces pressed their offensives worldwide. After Stalingrad, Hitler went quiet, brooding in his various bunkers for the rest of the war. During the horrific Battle of...
  • Remembering Stalingrad 75 Years Later

    11/09/2017 5:06:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 53 replies
    National Review ^ | November 9, 2017 | Victor Davis Hanson
    It is now fashionable to demonize Russia, but most Americans have forgotten key aspects of 20th-century history, including the Russians’ fight to stop the march of Nazi Germany. Seventy-five years ago this month, the Soviet Red Army surrounded — and would soon destroy — a huge invading German army at Stalingrad on the Volga River. Nearly 300,000 of Germany’s best soldiers would never return home. The epic 1942–43 battle for the city saw the complete annihilation of the attacking German 6th Army. It marked the turning point of World War II.
  • Amir with the latest Middle East News, Nov. 7

    11/07/2017 8:13:00 PM PST · by firebrand · 6 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | Nov. 7, 2017 | Amir Tsarfati
    More news that we don't usually hear much of elsewhere. A Burkan H2 rocket fired into Saudi toward Riyadh International Airport from Yemen (read Iran) was shot down by a Saudi Patriot missile. Others have been fired in the past, but this one was hard for the Saudis to ignore, since it was in such a public area. This is Shiite aggression toward the Sunnis, a conflict that may spill over into Israel. Amir: Iran is a more dangerous nuclear power than South Korea. From the crowded airport in London, as Amir makes his way back from the U.S. to...
  • Saudi Arabia Charges Iran With ‘Act of War,’ Raising Threat of Military Clash

    11/07/2017 1:45:41 PM PST · by TBP · 18 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Nov. 6, 2017 | David D. Kirkpatrick
    Saudi Arabia charged Monday that a missile fired at its capital from Yemen over the weekend was an “act of war” by Iran, in the sharpest escalation in nearly three decades of mounting hostility between the two regional rivals. “We see this as an act of war,” the Saudi foreign minister, Adel Jubair, said in an interview on CNN. “Iran cannot lob missiles at Saudi cities and towns and expect us not to take steps.” The accusation, which Iran denied, came a day after a wave of arrests in Saudi Arabia that appeared to complete the consolidation of power by...
  • Assad says Syria war does not end in Deir al-Zor

    11/07/2017 9:14:53 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 7, 2017 / 7:19 AM / Updated 14 minutes ago | Reuters Staff
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria’s army and its allies will keep fighting in Syria after the battle ends in Deir al-Zor province, where Islamic State has its last significant stronghold, President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday. snip Assad said in his meeting with Velayati that the battle would last “until the recovery of security and stability to all Syrian lands”, his office said.