Posts Tagged: Iraq
The Islamic State is less a product of Islamist extremism than the legacy of Saddam Hussein.
The Islamic State’s real battle is against the Middle-East’s illegitimate regimes, not the West.
The Islamic State’s initial attempts at governing have been disrupted by Western airstrikes.
While reports of Ebola in the Islamic State have yet to be confirmed, an outbreak would not only present a crisis but opportunities for both it and the West.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
The Islamic State is like a Pleasure Island for gangbangers and psychos.
The Supreme Leader oversaw plenty of state-sponsored violence, but viewed nuclear weapons as forbidden by Islam.
From the Assyrian Empire to the Mongols to the present, Iraq has been the perpetrator and victim of epic levels of violence.