Word out of Iraq from yesterday is quite different the what I see in the morning war coverage out of MSM/corporate media. — Over in Iraq the coalition has set up two large-scale victories in the north. — Same time, everyone over there observes a sea change to Sunni tribal...

  • May 24, 2015

The Economist tries to get it right. The center of Ramadi is indeed under ISIS control. That's “ISIS” as an acronym for Islamic State Is Shxt. What matters most in Iraq goes to three things: — The Sunnis in Syria and in Iraq are now terrified of the ISIS fighters....

  • May 23, 2015

In Ramadi, Iraq, last week a force of some 200 ISIS fighters carried out a successful suicide-based attack on the Government Center building. A chain of cars drove in and blasted check points and strong-point bunkers. The main ISIS force engaged defenders in a 30 minute battle that ended with...

  • May 19, 2015