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Isis' "ideology of violence and repression is a threat not only to Iraq but to the entire region".
originally posted by: Britguy
I see they are already touting Maliki's successor.
A certain Mr. Chalabi, yes, the very same Mr. Chalabi who was the source of a lot of the WMD claims the US and UK used to invade in the first place. I am sure it's coincidence though and he's very much a people person and cares deeply about the Iraqi people.
I know you got him, I know you've got him picked, but the man's in trouble, Ima show you how great I am
originally posted by: jjkenobi
Can we trade Kerry for anyone? I mean seriously, we'll take anyone. Or even a goat or a camel?
is a Latin adage translated as, "If you want peace, prepare for war" (usually interpreted as meaning peace through strength—a strong society being less likely to be attacked by enemies). The adage was adapted from a statement found in Book 3 of Latin author Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus's tract De Re Militari (4th or 5th century), although the idea it conveys is also present in earlier works, such as Plato's Nomoi (Laws).
The bill, sponsored by Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.), would require the administration to release an annual count of the number of people killed in drone strikes, as well as information on whether they were believed to be civilians or combatants.
Brandon Bryant, 27, from Missoula, Montana, killed scores of innocents – by his own admission – simply by pressing a button from a control room in New Mexico. Bryant couldn’t take any more after following orders to shoot and kill a child in Afghanistan. He knew that following the orders was wrong, but the very fact that he had been ordered to murder people who it was clear to all were innocent, told him that he was fighting for some very bad people.