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ISIS Jihadists Release Shocking Photos Documenting Slaying Of 1700 Iraqi Soldiers

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Several days ago we showed "gruesome" footage of the ISIS jihadists as they engage all opposing forces with unspeakable brutality, clearly designed to demoralize any resistance in their remarkable blitzkrieg which has so far allowed them to steamroll virtually unopposed from northern Iraq all the way to towns located some 50 miles from Baghdad.

Just what ISIS/ISIL's Baghdad strategy is remains unclear. According to Reuters, "in Baghdad on Sunday, a suicide attacker detonated explosives in a vest he was wearing, killing at least nine people and wounding 20 in a crowded street in the centre of the capital, police and medical sources said. At least six people were killed, including three soldiers and three volunteers, when four mortars landed at a recruiting centre in Khlais, 50 km (30 miles) north of Baghdad."

For now, the southern offensive appears to have been halted with Reuters reporting that "the rapid advance south towards Baghdad appeared to slow over the weekend", however this has been offset by "fierce fighting in the town of Tal Afar 60 km (40 miles) west of Mosul near the Syrian border."

Sunday's fighting in Tal Afar, a majority Turkomen town which is home to both Shi'ites and Sunnis, showed how volatile the deepening sectarian divisions have become.

 

Residents in Sunni districts accused Shi'ite police and army forces of launching mortar fire at their neighbourhoods, prompting ISIL forces stationed outside the town to move in.

 

"The situation is disastrous in Tal Afar. There is crazy fighting and most families are trapped inside houses, they can’t leave town," a local official said. "If the fighting continues, a mass killing among civilians could result."

More importantly, Iraq's resistance movements appears to be gathering steam as "volunteers were gathered by army to join fighting to regain control of the northern town of Udhaim from ISIL militants." As reported last week, the country's most influential Shi'ite cleric urged his countrymen to take up arms and defend the country against the hardline insurgents, many of whom consider Shi'ites as heretics, resulting in thousands of volunteers.

Which is perhaps why, in order to further demorallize the local population, ISIS militants boasted on Twitter that they had executed 1,700 Iraqi government soldiers, posting gruesome photos to support their claim, the NYT reported.

The authenticity of the photographs and the insurgents’ claim could not be verified, and Iraqi government officials initially cast doubt on whether such a mass execution took place. There were also no reports of large numbers of funerals in the Salahuddin Province area, where the executions were said to have been conducted.

If the claim is true, it would be the worst mass atrocity in either Syria or Iraq in recent years, surpassing even the chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian suburbs of Damascus last year, which killed 1,400 people and were attributed to the Syrian government. Remember that particular attack nearly culminated in a US land invasion of Syria,and led to a US vs Russia standoff in the military with dozens of warships prepared to fire at each other at a moment's notice.

As the NYT adds, "the latest attack, if proved, would also raise the specter of the war in Iraq turning genocidal, particularly because the insurgents boasted that their victims were all Shiites. There were also fears that it could usher in a series of reprisal killings of Shiites and Sunnis, like those seen in the Iraq war in 2005-7."

Authentic or not, the disturbing pictures appear to have had an effect with the office of the Shiites’ supreme spiritual leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Saturday night issued what amounted to a revision of the ayatollah’s call to arms on Friday, apparently out of concern that it was misinterpreted by many as a call for sectarian warfare. The statement, billed as “clarifying the position on taking up arms,” implored Iraqis, “especially those living in mixed areas, to exert the highest level of self-restraint during this tumultuous period.”

The claim of the mass execution appeared on a Twitter feed previously used for ISIS announcements, so whether or not the executions were genuine, the organization certainly intended to boast of them.

“We’re trying to verify the pics, and I am not convinced they are authentic,” said Erin Evers, the Human Rights Watch researcher in Iraq. “As far as ISIS claiming it has killed 1,700 people and publishing horrific photos to support that claim, it is unfortunately in keeping with their pattern of commission of atrocities, and obviously intended to further fuel sectarian war.”

We find it somewhat ironic that when photos of gruesome execuctions in the middle-east do not support "developed world" interests in the region, they are to be doubted. However, when a YouTube clip appears of a "mass execution" by an "insane dictator", the US Secretary of State promptly takes it as gospel and is used as a justification for invasion... almost worth a case study in hypocrisy.

So back to the ISIS picture dump:

The still photographs uploaded on the ISIS Twitter feed were bloody and gruesome, showing the insurgents, many wearing black masks, lining up at the edges of what looked like hastily dug mass graves and apparently firing their weapons into groups of young men who were bound and packed closely together in large groups.

 

The photographs showed at least five massacre sites, with the victims lying in shallow mass graves with their hands tied behind their backs. The number of victims that could be seen in any of the pictures numbered between 20 and 60 in each of the sites, although it was not clear whether the photographs showed the entire graves. Some appeared to be long ditches.

 

The photographs showed the executioners flying the ISIS black flag, with captions such as “the filthy Shiites are killed in the hundreds,” “The liquidation of the Shiites who ran away from their military bases,” and “This is the destiny of Maliki’s Shiites,” referring to Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki.

 

Many of the captions were viciously mocking toward the purported victims. In one photograph, showing 25 young men walking toward an apparent execution site, where armed, masked men awaited, the caption read, “Look at them walking to death on their own feet.”

 

And another showed a couple hundred prisoners, all of whom had been made to stand, bent over from the waist with their hands clasped behind their backs, as armed men guarded them. All were in civilian clothes, and the caption claimed they had jettisoned their uniforms. “They were lions in uniform, and now they are just ostriches,” it read.

 

Other photographs showed prisoners, mostly young men, stuffed in large numbers in dump trucks and pickup trucks. They appeared extremely frightened.

 

A senior Iraqi government official, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to make press statements, said news of the executions was slow to circulate because Twitter had been blocked. “I don’t doubt they are real, but 1,700 is a big number,” he said. “We are trying to control the reaction. They are trying to bring back the 2005 to 2006 days.” Sunni and Shiite militias engaged in a wave of tit-for-tat killings of civilians during that period, killing tens of thousands.

As a reminder, using social media outlets to display fabricated propaganda in the form of video clips and pictures is nothing new, and the only variable is who benefits. First there was Syria of course, where fake YouTube clips of a chemical attack were used to nearly launch a false flag war. Then it was Egypt, when as we showed before, the Muslim Bortherhood staged a protest crackdown by the military regime in order to shore up popular upport in "The Muslim Brotherhood: The Best Straight-To-YouTube Actors Money Can Buy?"

So is the ISIL al-Qaeda spin off merely the latest entity to use social media propaganda in order to achieve strategic goals, or is the picture dump truly an archive of the gruesome actions the extremist group has conducted in its Iraqi blitzkrieg? We will let readers decide.

Below are some of the images released by ISIS overnight, courtesy of Long War Journal.

WARNING: Many of the images below are graphic and show the execution of Iraqi soldiers. The images are a selection of more than 60 published by the ISIS' Salahaddin Division. You can view the all of the photographs here.

ISIS fighters move in a convoy in Salahaddin province:

ISIS fighters open fire from a pickup truck as dismounted troops assault a base:

ISIS fighters travel in a captured Iraqi police pickup truck:

A captured American-made Iraqi Army Humvee:

Two ISIS fighters pose with captured military vehicles:

Two ISIS fighters pose over the body of a dead Iraqi soldier:


Iraqi soldiers are herded to a truck to be transported to their execution:


Iraqi soldiers are transported to the execution site:


ISIS fighter opens fire on Iraqi prisoners as they lie in a shallow ditch:


An ISIS fighter holds a US M-16 rifle as captured Iraqi soldiers lie face down on the ground:


An Iraqi soldier wore civilian clothes over his uniform in an attempt to disguise himself:

ISIS fighters form a line and execute the captured Iraqi soldiers:


 

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Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:24 | 4858311 hedgeless_horseman
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Collaborators would receive the same treatment under the same circumstances in America. Those collaborating with the Nazi occupation came to the same end, but this is often left out of the history books.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:30 | 4858340 headhunt
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Yeah - the treatment of the collaborators of Nazi Germany and the Islamic fanatics treatment of anyone they run across are so much alike.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:33 | 4858353 quintago
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I'd have to say not a very good father's day.

 

If you want this to stop, you have to start impeachments and referendums to recall elected officials here.

 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:38 | 4858364 localsavage
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Meanwhile some sick fucks sip their tea and smile about the millions they made from their oil bets.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:43 | 4858376 johngaltfla
Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:48 | 4858388 RevRex
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So Sunni Muslim Obama releases the Sunni Muslim Terrorist Commander in 2009. and the Sunni Muslim kills thousands of people?

 

REALLY?   Whooda thunkit?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:53 | 4858401 loonyleft
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only right wing republitards can read this article and link it to Obama. 

There's a big picture out there. Open your eyes. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:55 | 4858408 johngaltfla
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Loony is right. Quit picking on Obama.

We're not even sure if he is Sunni or Shiite but I'm betting on the former based on his visits to Riyadh.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:03 | 4858421 svayambhu108
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This are the same people in that video marching behind those trucks, marching behind and in front or behind of people with guns never ends well.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:22 | 4858429 svayambhu108
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What a load of horseshit in the NY Times OP

 

If the claim is true, it would be the worst mass atrocity in either Syria or Iraq in recent years, surpassing even the chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian suburbs of Damascus last year, which killed 1,400 people and were attributed to the Syrian government.

 

They mix it wit Iraq theme and spew it that Syrian army did it when in fact:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2320223/UN-accuses-Syrian-rebels...

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:27 | 4858470 BaBaBouy
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BAGDaddy, Here They Come ...

Congrats GWB Et AL And Your Iracki WMD's Farce...

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:33 | 4858488 gh0atrider
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Don't get ditched like these soldiers did!

 

BUY BITCOIN TODAY!!!

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:36 | 4858496 BaBaBouy
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Quickly Quickly... Parachute In Mckain And GHWB And They Will Clean Up This "SITUATION" ...

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:50 | 4858532 Winston Churchill
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Don't forget the cases of Merlot.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:10 | 4858584 SWRichmond
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If they're going to kill you anyway...

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:35 | 4858776 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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Haven't heard much from McShitstain lately. I wonder what he thinks should be done???

Bomb, bomb, bomb Iran! And oldie but goldie!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7u8_-tI3gHQ

Motherfucking Planet of the Motherfucking Apes

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:56 | 4858816 Pinto Currency
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ISIS are the 'freedom fighters' over the border from Syria who received weapons from Libya and $ support provided by the US and NATO.

An ongoing NATO policy of fianancing terrorists and creating mass havoc in the Middle East.

Suprisingly little comment about this even on ZH pages.

 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:10 | 4858848 Slave
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ISIS actions are murder. I can sympathize with them wanting new Middle East borders, after all, why do I have to deal with the communism that the East and West Coasts of the U.S. desire? But ISIS is executing all Iraqi military and police they find. This is not war.

And as usual, you can thank your tax dollars for making this murder possible.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:22 | 4858870 Au Member
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ISIS, funny how these Osiris cult obsessed banking cunts make it obvious who's behind the group. All seeing eye of Horus, ISIS. Getting too fucking obvious that the 'elite' fucktards are trying to start wars everywhere. Ukraine, Iraq, Syria etc etc

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:28 | 4858882 Pinto Currency
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It will be interesting to see whether US Ambassador Stevens was participating in or threatening to reveal the transfer of weapons from Libya.

Hillary sure got out of there quickly when the program was revealed and Stevens was killed.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:38 | 4858897 economics9698
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I really don’t think these ISIS mother fuckers understand payback is a bitch.  

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:56 | 4858940 economics9698
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"Collaborators would receive the same treatment under the same circumstances in America. Those collaborating with the Nazi occupation came to the same end, but this is often left out of the history books."

 

Nazi collaborators were brought before a military judge then executed. 

This is mass murder.  How many boys, innocents were murdered?

Isis is on the worlds shit list and I guaran fucking tee you they will pay.  Shit like this does not go unnoticed by those that can make them pay. 

 

Highway to hell mother fuckers.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:22 | 4858994 JLee2027
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Nazi collaborators were brought before a military judge then executed. 

If still alive, yes. American troops who liberated concentration camps and seeing the horror in some cases simply executed the Germans on the spot. Can't blame them. Only thing to do when you encounter pure evil. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 18:35 | 4859381 MeMadMax
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No, ochooma was gathering intel about ISIS long before they attacked and knew they were gathering in large numbers but did not warn the iraqi government. If our military was allowed to warn the Iraqis then this would never have happened. 

In conclusion, all the evidence that has come to light in the past week has shown(politically, economically, and militarily) that ochooma wants Iraq to fall for a number of reasons: 1. To screw over putin(he is drilling oil there) 2. To open the door to iran for saudi arabia. 3. To open the door for US to drill there(we don't but we buy at outrageous prices) 4. A backdoor way of rearming ISIS because they are pretty much defeated in Syria. 5. To further the saudi arabian agenda of taking over the entire middle east. 6. Iraq is an alternate path for the pipeline that was supposed to go thru syria into turkey. 7. Saudi arabia is getting nervous. Syria has proven to be a tougher nut to crack than they thought and Iraq was also banging on ISIS at the Syrian border. Take out Iraq to relieve pressure.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 20:11 | 4859594 FEDbuster
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In other words, the Middle East cluster fuck rolls on.....

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 23:53 | 4860184 Four chan
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allah snakbar the less the better.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:39 | 4860302 Manthong
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Maybe the Shit-ites overreached a bit and this is how their beloved Islamic society equalizes things.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:10 | 4861251 fiatmasochist
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Good analysis!

@ MMM

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:29 | 4859006 7.62x54r
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Their victims will make them pay.

Executing POWs is stupid. When you execute POWs, you cause every enemy soldier to make his position the next Alamo.

Why stop shooting when the stupid fuckers are just going to execute you?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:52 | 4859057 weburke
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well said and true. a gift to their opposition.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 22:36 | 4859995 mjcOH1
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"Executing POWs is stupid. When you execute POWs, you cause every enemy soldier to make his position the next Alamo.

Why stop shooting when the stupid fuckers are just going to execute you?"

Their thinking seems to be that when government troops hear of this, they will desert rather than engage.

Judging by the progress they're making, they may know the psychology of their countrymen (and the level of discipline in the Iraqi army) better than you in this case.   This is how they roll there.   It's a successful tactic.   They are not looking for a permanent state of war, either.   They are looking to win....and looking like they will win.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:53 | 4860324 7.62x54r
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We'll see.

They've just given the Shiites strong motivation to pick up a rifle.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:22 | 4859468 Tompooz
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"Executing POWs is stupid. When you execute POWs, you cause every enemy soldier to make his position the next Alamo."

Correct. The reason for these public picture releases is not to terrify the Shia's, but to guarantee a permanent state of war and revenge between Sunni and Shia in Iraq.

Cui bono???

Think about the heavy infiltration of al Qaeda by Yemeni and Egyptian-born Mossad operatives. What do we know about ISIS leadership?

 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:46 | 4859044 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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"Isis is on the worlds shit list and I guaran fucking tee you they will pay."

Keep dreaming, Captain America.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 22:39 | 4860000 economics9698
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Who said by Americans?  

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 02:25 | 4860437 cape_royds
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I really don't think you understand that some of these guys can take it just as well as they can dish it out.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:20 | 4858972 Lore
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MUSLIMS FIGHTING MUSLIMS is a highly desirable objective and successful - even celebratory - result of many, many years of preparation and pot-stirring by agents of the Globalist.Neocon.FabianSocio-Fascist.NeoNazist.DollarHegemon Pathocracy.  Remember "PERPETUAL WAR FOR PERPETUAL PEACE?"  The individuals and their proxies who presently direct American foreign policy carefully raised up this divide-and-conquer Frankenstein known as "Al CIADA" for the express purpose of FRAGMENTATION, DESTABILIZATION AND DESTRUCTION OF NATION STATES. 

Watch closely as this thing escalates, because exactly the same tactics will eventually be turned on the American people.

THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS AND PERPETUAL WAR (Dr. John Trumpboer, c/o YouTube) <-- Jump esp. to 4min 44sec

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:25 | 4858997 JLee2027
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Can't agree. This is a Shite Sunni conflict based on who was allowed to smuck Mohammeds sister or something like that, it has nothing to do with the Globalist.Neocon.FabianSocio-Fascist.NeoNazist.DollarHegemon Pathocracy. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:54 | 4859063 JLee2027
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Yes, I've been breathing since Ike, thanks for asking.

You do understand the Islamic secular wars right?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:28 | 4859137 Lore
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Of course, sheeple at ground level have their own sets of reasons, most downloaded to them without critical analysis and introspection. It wouldn't occur to most devout radical sectarian pawns that they serve an agenda for currency hegemony. Similarly, most ardent supporters of the "green" movement are motivated by the contrived "threat of global warming" (environmental Al-Qaeda) and know nothing of Agenda 21 or the Club of Rome.  "There are the reasons given, and then there are the real reasons." Mass manipulation is old.

The Prince

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:46 | 4859163 JLee2027
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Ever heard of Occams Razor? Rather than a vast secret conspiracy that continues funded by oil, fuel, and secret invisible people somehow making other people do unspeakable evil things w/o evidence except some website says so, maybe you should consider it's just a simple internal religious war that has waged for over a thousand years.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:04 | 4859201 Lore
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What I'm talking about is actually quite simple, reducible to the idea that some people are more cunning than others. All else follows. 

Did you watch the segment above with Dr. Trumpboer?  The bit about "Denial Industry" is particularly pertinent RIGHT NOW.  Psychopaths are rationalizers, never taking responsibility for their colossal fuck-ups. 

You seem on the verge of breaking out of the acculturated "Shit Just Happens" box.  Good for you!  Keep it up. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:12 | 4859245 JLee2027
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No thanks, I don't need to watch hours of conspiracy video when I actually understand the root cause.

 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:15 | 4859249 Lore
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14 minutes wouldn't kill you. Go on. It won't bite.

"Don’t bother me with facts, son. I’ve already made up my mind." - Foghorn Leghorn

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:31 | 4859285 JLee2027
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No interest at all. This conversation is over.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 21:43 | 4859856 ThankYouSatan
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Check out the hubris on this guy. I'll be seeing you in hell ;)

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:53 | 4860323 disabledvet
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Be mindful of "shock value" as it may be just that. I saw no uniforms...that looks an awful lot like killing civilians.

That would definitely be an atrocity and would bring all of Baghdad's wrath into play. The point of all this could be a massive counterstrike and what in fact is a very small group...thus precipitating "the real purpose" (get Iraq and the USA back in the war.)

In other words the point is to make people respond emotionally..."without thinking." First reports are just that..."first reports."

For Iraq to do this right they need to move their intelligence units in there first. "If you've got Iran behind you" it's the ISIS that has the problem, not Baghdad." This has the feel of a "weak Tet" to me but we'll see.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:56 | 4860329 7.62x54r
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The Iraqi army and military ditched their uniforms.

So ISIS just started killing every shiite that could pick up a rifle.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:26 | 4859280 decon
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you're correct

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 03:04 | 4860462 August
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My Iraqi pal Sadiq says that this is about.... control of Iraqi oil.

The campaign in progress is being made to look like Sunni-Shiite conflict.

I don't know just how correct the above is, but oil is indeed the only reason most people give a shit about Iraq.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:47 | 4859047 Spumoni
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Must be nice when you can make up your own history and then find other idiots to agree with you. While some might agree that having the Muslims kill each other off is preferable to paying a foreign army to do it (Crusades, anyone?), the fact remains that conflicts between different sects of Islam/name another religion are centuries old.

Religion sucks, breeds violence everywhere, and does not serve the cause of peace any more than the US Senate or Congress serve the taxpayers. It doesn't really matter what religion you choose - save perhaps Buddhism. Humans are fucked up, violent morons who will never make it past the fossil record. Humans in power know this, and will use anything to perpetuate division, war, fear and oppression - they have no idea how much greater power flows from enriching people and lifting them into prosperity. 

If you find yourself hating someone because they are different from yourself, take a clue - go put a fucking bullet in your own stupid head. Make the world a better place after all. The dinosaurs lasted for 180 million years. Homo Ignoramus won't make it past 180 centuries. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:58 | 4859058 Lore
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Spumoni - WHO DIRECTS THE RELIGIONS?

"Humans [psychopaths, more specifically] in power know this, and will use anything to perpetuate division, war, fear and oppression"

That is essentially my point as well.

Rgds

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:58 | 4859068 JLee2027
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The Islamic ? Satan. He is still the prince of this world.

 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:30 | 4859142 Lore
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That answer is a cop-out. Try again.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:48 | 4859168 JLee2027
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There is nothing to "try again". That answer is correct and true.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:09 | 4859232 Lore
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Is that the limit of your analysis?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:13 | 4859247 JLee2027
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Sometimes when you find a person stabbed to death, the guy with the knife is who did it.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:30 | 4859284 Lore
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Let's at least try to dispel a little of the smokescreen. Whom in the global power structure would you consider to be "Luciferian?"

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:33 | 4859289 JLee2027
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I have no interest in this conversation. It's over. Goodbye.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 21:48 | 4859866 ThankYouSatan
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You rang

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:12 | 4859102 OldPhart
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That's because of too much red team/blue team cheerleading...though it's been mentioned a bunch of times...it doesn't seem to register.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:40 | 4858505 Ignatius
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Is this a sales pitch?

Boy, I'll bet they're lining up on Madison Avenue to hire you.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:19 | 4858589 Quus Ant
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Fuck you gh0atrider.  And the gh0at you r0ad in on. 

We are witnessing the systematic destruction of all resistance in Iraq.  The final vestiges of able bodied men with the spirit to fight for their country were duped into joining the army, "trained" and are now being butchered.  America's puppet terrorists will make short shrift of the aging shia sheikh with rusty kalashnikovs that remain. 

God fucking damn it America.  there are no words.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:24 | 4858628 cossack55
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Anyone remember the Montagnards?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:48 | 4859051 Spumoni
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Anyone remember how fucked they got from Oncle Sam?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 22:09 | 4859920 boogerbently
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OK, I admit it, I have a tough time feeling sorry for muslims killing muslims.

Like gangs killing gangs, here. Let 'em rip.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:16 | 4858857 FreedomGuy
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They were not duped. Half the time they needed income and jobs and probably the reasons go on from there. Now they have completely untrained people volunteering and they probably will not run if it is a matter of their homes and families.

While there is an argument to be made for leaving guys like Saddam in power to deal with guys like ISIS, he might still be there had he not initially invaded Kuwait.

This in not America's fault any more that if we had lost the American Revolution to Britain it would have been France's fault.

I assure you these guys were adequately trained and I bet they are better trained that the ISIS mob. However, they are not adequately motivated. If they thought they were getting a paycheck for a 9-5 job then they are not willing to die for it any more than a barista would die for Starbuck's. They may not even like the current government or be from a different tribe, ethnic group or branch of Islam...all the things that divide the ME.

What Iraq becomes is their own damned fault. They are in charge. History says you generally have to fight to get your freedom, then you have to fight to keep it and the fight never stops because someone else, often with guns has a better idea for you and your society. They can be Islamist, National Socialists, Communists or someone else, but they have a plan for your and it comes through force.

Every country is it's own fault, including yours and mine.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:54 | 4858918 Quus Ant
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American eyes in the sky / advisors on the ground and whodathunk it, ISIS takes the day.  The Iraqi soldiers were duped.  Then they were doubletapped. 

You act like this is happening in a vacuum.  As if there isn't a loooooong history of US instigated death squads, double crosses, coup d'etat, false flags, and general chicanery. 

Your American revolution example doesn't apply.  Imagine if France had also been assisting the British on the sly.

Man up, Iraq.  And watch your back.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:11 | 4859101 FreedomGuy
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Nope, don't buy it, sorry.

I do watch my back but it is on the home front and it comes in the mail and front door through the bureaucratic surveillance permission state. I have fought off the IRS three times this year successfully and I have a bet they will come back again. Seems to be happening to a lot of my libertarian type friends...all by coincidence, of course.

I read the evidence a different way and at the same time I do despise the State. They are way better about harassing the sheep than fighting wolves.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:01 | 4859193 Quus Ant
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I ain't selling.  You got it or you don't.  Just like oil. 

Good luck against Caesar.  

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 03:16 | 4860467 August
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I think your specific analysis is wrong.

But fuck America, anyway.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:53 | 4858690 SoCalBusted
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Wonder where the chemical weapons in Syra came from.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:02 | 4858947 economics9698
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DOW listed on the NYSE.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:53 | 4858691 SoCalBusted
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dupe

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:36 | 4858497 john39
Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:29 | 4858637 BigJim
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Yes, lots of Muslims slaughtering each other, cue more dancing Israelis.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 20:40 | 4859670 OneEyedJack
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If the claim is true, it would be the worst mass atrocity in either Syria or Iraq in recent years, surpassing even the chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian suburbs of Damascus last year, which killed 1,400 people and were attributed to the Syrian government

 The last time we retreated from a war (Vietnam) we learned a new word. Killing Fields, this is the way Obama responsibily ends a war

"Analysis of 20,000 mass grave sites by the DC-Cam Mapping Program and Yale University indicate at least 1,386,734 victims of execution"

 

Will we never learn from the past

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:23 | 4858423 BaBaBouy
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Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:40 | 4858672 jimsoong25
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My guess is he's allied with Shittes.  His Pakistani best friend in college was probably shitte and he visited Pakistan in 1981.  He's upset all of our mideast alliances which are Sunni (Saudi, Egypt, even Libya).  The Saudis hate him and don't trust him.  He withdrew troops from Iraq, which was probably thought to help Shittes, but has not (so far).

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:44 | 4859041 Chandos
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«Loony is right. Quit picking on Obama.

We're not even sure if he is Sunni or Shiite but I'm betting on the former based on his visits to Riyadh.»

 

If we are to follow your logic, then based on his visits to a certain Chicago sauna, Obama's religion is...dick

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 00:59 | 4860335 7.62x54r
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Obama was raised Communist by his ditzy hippie chick mom, and her commie parents.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 18:59 | 4859422 PhilofOz
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What sort of logic is it that claims Obama is edither Sunni or Shiite Muslim while he is surrounded on all sides by dual citizen Israeli/Amerikans telling him what to do?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:14 | 4858598 beefman
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majority against you loonyleft, Its been my experience means you are correct. They are blinded by hate that's why they are not talking about the death of these men. Simpy animals, no Im talking about the down voters.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:14 | 4858599 beefman
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majority against you loonyleft, Its been my experience means you are correct. They are blinded by hate that's why they are not talking about the death of these men. Simpy animals, no Im talking about the down voters.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:18 | 4858611 loonyleft
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I don't mind the downvotes. 

I wouldn't call them animals, unless you mean sheep. 

Divide and conquer

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:31 | 4858645 BigJim
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 only right wing republitards can read this article and link it to Obama. 

There's a big picture out there. Open your eyes.

Right... because Obama's administration haven't been supporting ISIS in Syria.

Dickhead.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:09 | 4858726 crazzziecanuck
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Not knowingly.  "Don't Ask Don't Tell" is the basic modus operandi when funding foreign insurgencies against "bad men we want replaced with our own bad men."

I don't think ISIS's front groups would ever be so stupid as to check the box on their USAID application: "Do you or any in your group wish to kill Americans and Westerners?"

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 18:42 | 4859396 Theosebes Goodfellow
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~"Not knowingly."~

It's class-time, crazz.

Here's the question: What was Ambassador Stevens doing in Benghazi on 9/11/2012?

Answer: Closing up the deal that bought weapons that belonged to the diposed Gaddafi to give to the Al-Qaeda linked Jihadi fighters in Syria, (ISIS), via Turkey.

Q: Where did ISIS get their weapons to even begin the fight in Iraq, (after trying to dipose Assad failed)?

A: See question #1.

Class is over.

Barrack Hussein Obama fueled this Sunni/Shia war. He OWNS it.

So does Hillary. She OWNS this too. Now do you understand "What difference does it make?"

To quote Joe Biden, "This is a big fuckin' deal."

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:25 | 4858758 loonyleft
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you confuse CIA and NEOCONS with Obama.

He's either a community organizer who can only read a teleprompter, or he's running the show. 

Take your fucking pick and stick with it. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:44 | 4858919 Greenskeeper_Carl
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I am not and will not defend the neocons or bush, but he has been in office for 6 years now. He owns this shit. If you are the captain of a ship, you are inescapably responsible for everything that happens on it, even shit you have no control over. It doesn't seen like too much to ask to get him to take some responsibility, or for his sycophant supporters to refuse to accept his failings

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:54 | 4859061 Spumoni
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Ain't gonna happen, Carl. The man watched West Wing, and thought the whole thing was a play. O has never recovered from finding out that his mandate was real, and so is the shitstorm. Poor bastard never had a chance, because it was never in him to make decisions that would harm anyone. Now we don't have a chance, because the criminal cartels own the show, and they don't give a flying fuck at a rolling donut who gets killed. Money and a condom, that's all it is.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:54 | 4859062 Chandos
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«He's either a community organizer who can only read a teleprompter, or he's running the show. »

 

Obama is the crème de la crème  of crisis actors...He would have been a superb Gene Rosen - of Sandy Hook fame -  had he not been already employed..and Carlos Arredondo? - Pffft! No match!

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:06 | 4859075 wanderintheland
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From New York Times Rebel Arms Flow Is Said to Benefit Jihadists in Syria October 14, 2012

-SNIP-

In a speech at the Virginia Military Institute last Monday, Mr. Romney said he would ensure that rebel groups “who share our values” would “obtain the arms they need to defeat Assad’s tanks, helicopters and fighter jets.” That suggests he would approve the transfer of weapons like antiaircraft and antitank systems that are much more potent than any the United States has been willing to put into rebel hands so far, precisely because American officials cannot be certain who will ultimately be using them.

But Mr. Romney stopped short of saying that he would have the United States provide those arms directly, and his aides said he would instead rely on Arab allies to do it. That would leave him, like Mr. Obama, with little direct control over the distribution of the arms.

American officials have been trying to understand why hard-line Islamists have received the lion’s share of the arms shipped to the Syrian opposition through the shadowy pipeline with roots in Qatar, and, to a lesser degree, Saudi Arabia. The officials, voicing frustration, say there is no central clearinghouse for the shipments, and no effective way of vetting the groups that ultimately receive them.

Those problems were central concerns for the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, David H. Petraeus, when he traveled secretly to Turkey last month, officials said.

SNIP

Read more, it's a good article: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/15/wo...+31rSqu5STzdg&

You people who really believe this would be any different had Romney won?

Fucking Party Pussies...

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 01:04 | 4860348 7.62x54r
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Wouldn't have made a lick of difference if Romney was elected. Maybe Romney wouldn't have been as abyssmally stupid as Obama, but he would have still put a bunch of pressure on the Russians.

Putin kicked the Rothschilds out of Russia, so Russia and Russian allies must be made to pay.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:58 | 4858824 yogibear
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So what version of Muslim is Obama? 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:57 | 4859066 shovelhead
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The version that should be driving a cab in DC.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:02 | 4858831 Bill of Rights
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You must be the retard one in the family everyone secretly makes fun off .

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:50 | 4858932 MoneyThimbles
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Yeah, I mean it's not like he's president or anything ... oh, wait...

 

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 02:54 | 4860458 pbppbp
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Loony,

These readers are the same as Infowars types...paranoid, delusional...and often have delusions of grandeur...Besides all that, the usual racist grumpy white man funk. But ZH does have entertainment value. Obama is a muslim...lol.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:54 | 4858406 Missing_Link
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Thank you for reporting this, Zero Hedge.  I'm glad you're taking this issue seriously.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:00 | 4858499 Kirk2NCC1701
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Because of Bush.  Tanks a lot, George.  A thousand tanks.

p.s. to my posting at 10:38 AM...

And trillions of thanks to you Neocons, MIC, and AIPAC.  And thanks to you Globalist Banksters -- we will forever be indebted to you.  What would we ever do without you and your Illuminated ways?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:00 | 4858702 TBT or not TBT
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This is a financial site, and so war and rumours of war in commodity producing countries are important.  This sorta shit goes on in Africa regularly enough, but it isn't important there.  

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:10 | 4858414 nmewn
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And...arming Islamic nutcases in Libya to overthrow Gaddafi, then trying to disarm them in Libya and transferring some of those arms to groups like ISIS(L) to fight Assad in Syria, only to have ISIS cross the border into Iraq.

But "What difference does it make now" to someone as treacherously lethal as Hillary or Obama using his red crayon drawing lines on maps?

////////

Lodged in the right nacelle, they found one fragment that contained an entire serial number.

The investigation took time. Arms were twisted, noses put out of joint. But when the results came back, they were stunning: The Stinger tracked back to a lot that had been signed out by the CIA recently, not during the anti-Soviet ­jihad.

My sources in the US Special Operations community believe the Stinger fired against the Chinook was part of the same lot the CIA turned over to the ­Qataris in early 2011, weapons Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department intended for anti-Khadafy forces in Libya.

They believe the Qataris delivered between 50 and 60 of those same Stingers to the Taliban in early 2012, and an additional 200 SA-24 Igla-S surface-to-air missiles."

http://nypost.com/2014/06/08/how-the-taliban-got-their-hands-on-modern-us-missiles/

Fucking dumbasses.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:30 | 4858480 TeamDepends
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"See you in New York"- al-Eatyurheart ISIS commander, knowing full well that is the plan which will kick the Cloward-Pivenning into hyper-drive.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:05 | 4858718 TBT or not TBT
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I think he meant at the UN, where they will represent a government among many.  

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:50 | 4858719 TBT or not TBT
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.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:48 | 4858528 john39
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chaos is the goal.  forget everything else.  trying to understand the logic behind the big picture is pointless unless you understand the plan:

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2014/06/13/the-jewish-plan-for-the-middle-e...

and of course, all this makes a wonderful distraction from the real crisis facing the world...  the total collapse of the banking/financial system that looms on the immediate horizon.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:07 | 4858839 Kirk2NCC1701
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Indeed.  But it's more than that... Chaos is the means to an end: Weak, fractured and indebted states, that cannot amass a large, organized army against another state that seeks to become the dominant master of the ME and rule "From sea to shining sea".  ;-)

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:01 | 4859074 Spumoni
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Boy am I glad we have Jewish journalists to invent policies (divide and conquer) that are centuries old - invented by white Europeans to keep their slaves unable to revolt. Take your anti-semitic bullshit propoganda and shove it inside your stupid, hate-ridden asshole. Oh wait - that's your face. Fucking terrorist.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:30 | 4859481 john39
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The man who wrote that article, Gilad Atzmon, is Jewish.  So hate?  oh, self hating...  whatever excuse works to shield on from the truth.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:10 | 4858583 Chupacabra-322
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@ nmewn,

The Criminal UNITED STATES, CORP. INC. has officially hit full retard Moe, Larry & Curly 3 Stoogies Level.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:46 | 4858921 BolanosGhost
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And just being reported as of today, Syrian gov is supposedly joining up with Iraqi forces to deal with this. Looks like all those claims about how non-interventionism results in isolation are getting shoved right up their warmongering assholes.

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2014/Jun-15/260207-syria-po...

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:26 | 4859132 Kayman
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"Fucking dumbasses" True.

But stupid and evil. The glue being power; a growing propensity in the Financial and Political class.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 01:58 | 4860420 Buck Johnson
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They do this to the shia they have in order to make the shia to retaliate which in turn makes the sunni go to the ISSI for protection and/or to join.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:52 | 4858398 RevRex
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So investors are all sickfucks.....spoken like a true America hating communist....

 

Is that you Barak?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:08 | 4858434 Terminus C
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You are a sick fuck if you are happy your oil investment went up because people died.  That was the gist of his message, but nice straw man, you build it yourself?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:23 | 4858627 curbjob
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No reasoning with sociopaths.

Curbjob

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:58 | 4858820 DontGive
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Meh..

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:52 | 4858399 RevRex
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So investors are all sickfucks.....spoken like a true America hating communist....

 

Is that you Barak?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:21 | 4858604 what's that smell
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sunni versus shiite. red versus blue. free market fuctard versus collective fuctard. i hate bush versus i hate obama. crony oligarchs versus welfare queens. ayn randroids versus sanity.

the zhedge basement is getting radical....must be the solar flares....AK-47s and toyota pickups for all!

and don't forget those "jihad selfies" on your facefuk page.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:25 | 4859126 wanderintheland
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^^^One of the best comments on this whole thread.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 18:24 | 4859367 bag holder
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It's funny how things "change". The terrists used to use those little 1980s Toyota pickups and leftover Soviet guns. Now they have 2009 Tundras and the latest Kalashnikov knockoffs from Hong Kong.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:20 | 4858463 jonjon831983
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Something that makes you blink twice when you realize how many steps away one is from this.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:06 | 4858572 MeMongo
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So true jon! But Mongo has one bit of advice that he for dam sure will live by. Don't ever put your hands behind your back once you've committed to being a soldier. Go out fighting or go help the kids and lady folk!

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:25 | 4858875 FreedomGuy
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That was my thought also. These photos and videos are probably everywhere in the Middle East. If you are a soldier or cop in Iraq, if this is not enough motivation to stand and fight to the end then you need to pick up your family and run to the nearest border or camp with blue helmets. Don't be surprised if things don't go well there, either. Whatever you do, do not go along passively. When you have this type of brutality there is no downside to resistance and escape attempts.

I was encouraged to see citizen volunteers and the formation of what I would equate to citizen militias to oppose this. That is the right spirit. It is their homes, country and liberty at stake. Time to man up and do your best.

On the flip side, in your worst sleep deprived drug induced haze did you ever think you would see Iran sending troops to help the Iraqi government and even hinting at U.S. help? You could not write this script on your best day after a bottle of Jack.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 02:28 | 4860443 galis
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again. by now you see what a 2 face fucks are you regarding israel.

we deal with those animal gihadists for the last 50 years.

we will take vare of those isis barbarians.

 

you westerns pussies.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:51 | 4858395 SMG
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You've got to publicly identify and go after the Oligarchs running things.  You have to destroy their control system.  The "elected"  officials here are just puppets and would be replaced by more puppets.  You've got to pull out the root of all this evil. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 13:22 | 4858753 Loose Caboose
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This.  This right here is the only plan worth pursuing. 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 20:51 | 4859716 conscious being
Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:31 | 4858886 FreedomGuy
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I do not believe this is part of any oligarch plan. This is good old uncontrolled unpredictable mayhem and no one knows how it will come out. You don't and the invisible, omniscient, omnipresent oligarchs (who I do not believe in) don't know, either. My best guess would be that they started as one thing, i.e., nice moderate rebels in Syria and maybe Libya and got weapons and money and then transformed into their real purpose. If they end up doing well, they can get the Sauds to pay protection money.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:41 | 4859036 joe90
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Maybe, maybe not.  But;

- follow the money, they won't be going anything that doesn't comply with the wishes of their masters http://www.syrianperspective.com/2014/06/the-inner-core-of-isis-the-inva...

- This propaganda video here http://snapwire.com/videos/1/38/isis-terror-group-propaganda-vid it's taken a while to make, it's been kicking around on the internet for weeks now.  It shows that ISIS has good intelligence (they have a list of people to target know where they live and before and after pictures of them.  That takes organisation and a headquarters.  Intelligence services MUST be aware of this HQ and the comings and goings and the communications to from this place.

- In any event, the ISIS advance is portrayed in the media as a surprise, when it clearly must have been known in advance and therefore could have been stopped/slowed down/reduced.

- Training and organisation carried out in Turkey.  Funded by Saudis.

So I'm going with "Planned" not "Random" or "Rogue" but to what purpose.  An aircraft carrier on it's way??? (with no chance of boots on the ground) against a bunch of murderous zealots who can simply fade into the shadows when confronted.  What's that going to acheive??

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 16:18 | 4859112 FreedomGuy
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I am not in total disagreement and at least you post some reasoning and evidence although I checked the sources.

I think there are still a lot of unknowns which may become known. What I suspect is that ISIS and it's allies are a plan gone wrong through the bedlam of Syria. This would not be the first time.

I also do not have faith that our President is so bright that he and his minions can come up with anything sophisticated including any rational long term policy to the various Middle Eastern conflicts. I think they are easily duped by these groups because of their ideology.

While I hate agreeing with the conspiracy types I did see excellent evidence that we were running arms through Libya and that is part of the Benghazi fiasco and why we did not intervene. Those arms probably have made it to a whole lot of people we regret.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:43 | 4859510 Flagit
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If the State Department suddenly decided to start telling the truth, and even started out by admitting they have been lying for years...we still would not believe them.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 01:10 | 4860353 7.62x54r
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The Turks must be insane with rage now.

Helping out Ofucktard has enlarged Kurdistan.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:13 | 4858450 Flakmeister
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Quitago, impeach just who? Maliki?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:59 | 4858552 Beard of Zeus
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You'd have to initiate show trials and executions on America  soil.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:32 | 4858651 ObamaDepression
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Which representative supports these Al Qada butchers?

 

And don't give me the ZH line that we support Al Qada in Syria. ZH is absolutely incorrect on this. The tiny group we've given arms to in Syria is outnumbered by AL Qada about 100 to 1 in Syria. ZH fails to differentiate between the groups.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:04 | 4858944 earleflorida
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another, 'doubting thomas'... pick up a book or three and fucking read a partial, impartial and neutral [unbiased] authors 'pov', and then come back and say -- what?

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 15:18 | 4858928 earleflorida
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these are all bush's wars and his axis of evil,... and not obama's, period!

obama's war,... was being stupid enough to being talked into re-recruiting and listening to the biggest warmonger in all gop dynasties history...  'bob [asswipe] gates' [of all 8 prewsidents only 1 was a dem]!

bush even turned detente with kim il sung into misery.

the bush #41 & #43 adm. should all be charged with genocide and mass murder--  comparitively to stalin, hitler, chiang kai-shek, mao*[great leap forward], imperialist japan's hirohito and yoshima... etel

jmo

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:45 | 4859515 Flagit
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these are all bush's wars and his axis of evil

And once again, the point is missed. WHO did Bush take orders from?

If you answered The Council On Foregin Relations, you would have been correct.

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 01:12 | 4860355 7.62x54r
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Bush the younger is no longer on the ballot. Obama can stop running for office now.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 19:23 | 4859471 slingshot
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former US ambas  -  good listen   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6tYs3UnSfI

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:35 | 4861152 JRobby
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All of them. They are the instruments of the Oligarchs. We can't get to the Oligarch's directly.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:41 | 4858356 hedgeless_horseman
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No show trial for these collaborators, but the same outcome as the Nazi collaborators.

These people didn't get a trial either: http://allenbwest.com/2014/01/learned-highway-death-iraq/

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 12:04 | 4858562 TahoeBilly2012
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How on earth do these soldiers, looks like way more than the ISIS, just give up, lay down and get executed. Don't you have an idea what is coming and actually start fighting back? I mean is the Iraq army this fucking lame? 

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 14:38 | 4858900 mkkby
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Yes, that is obvious. 

Some took the job for the pay check and had no real loyalty to the new gov. The US troops training them could see they had no real interest in fighting.

Many others used being a soldier to harrass or kill members of the opposite religion.  For those revenge is justified.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 17:02 | 4859206 TahoeBilly2012
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So the whole Sunni/Shia thing comes into play. Still, I am dying in a shootup, not in a fucking ditch. Makes me sick and I don't think the Status Quo in the US is going to get ANYONE to lie down in ditches, accept maybe my dumnshit Libtard buddies, Lord knows what orders they would follow.

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 11:12 | 4858396 Uncle Remus
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What a fucking asshole. HH's talking about collaborators and treatment likely universally ascribed to their ilk. It isn't "Islamic fanatics" groping your family at the airport, listening in to your heavy breathing or stealing your money to give to non-citizens pouring in through porous borders. It wasn't "Islamic fanatics" that voted for Patriot Act or NDAA, but they used your apparently favorite boogeyman to justify it. It wasn't "Islamic fanatics" that bailed out banks, GM or shipped the bulk of the US manufacturing base to China et al. It isn't "Islamic fanatics" that own congress.

You need to wake the fuck up and understand the reality on the ground. It isn't "Islamic fanatics" - it's that little rat bastard next door that fears for it's government dole and will do just about anything to keep it, including fabricate shit about your sorry ass. It's the legions of "I was just following orders" types infesting every goddamn nook and cranny of your life that will fuck you over without so much as a second thought.

No, it isn't "Islamic fanatics", it's people you thought you knew, you thought you could trust - hell it might even be blood. It's people who are comfortably numb and want to stay that way.

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