Posts Tagged: Isis
The spirit of Saddam Hussein lives on in the Islamic State.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri's interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has driven Sunnis into the arms of ISIS.
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, served five years in a U.S.-run prison camp.
From providing relief for trapped Yazidis to supporting a potential new Iraqi unity government.
ISIS is intent on forming its own state, but it may turn to international terrorism next.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.