Iraq
May 2017
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Parts of Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia were pretty good

Taylor Millard May 21, 2017 8:01 PM

Except actions don’t always equal rhetoric.

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So what would Trump’s proposed “Arab NATO” look like?

Jazz Shaw May 17, 2017 2:31 PM

Making new friends

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Uh oh: Knives out for H.R. McMaster?

Allahpundit May 08, 2017 3:31 PM

“[I]n recent weeks, Trump has privately expressed regret for choosing McMaster.”

Apr 2017
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Tillerson on nuclear deal: “The Trump administration has no intention of passing the buck to a future administration on Iran”

Allahpundit Apr 20, 2017 3:21 PM

“This deal represents the same failed approach of the past that brought us to the current imminent threat we face from North Korea.”

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Putin: Chemical weapons reports a false-flag op like Iraq, you know

Ed Morrissey Apr 11, 2017 12:01 PM

“Assad committed suicide here.”

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Tillerson to Russia: Choose between Assad and the US

Ed Morrissey Apr 11, 2017 8:41 AM

“This distinction does not much matter to the dead …”

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Jared Kushner in Iraq now? He’s a busy guy…

Jazz Shaw Apr 03, 2017 8:01 AM

Full dance card

Mar 2017
Feb 2017
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McMaster to Trump: Maybe don’t use the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism” tonight

Allahpundit Feb 28, 2017 11:21 AM

“What the president decides to say from the House floor will be an early indication of McMaster’s clout within the administration.”

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Former Gitmo guest (and $1M settlement recipient) dies fighting for ISIS

Jazz Shaw Feb 27, 2017 10:41 AM

That didn’t work out very well, did it?

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Mattis to Iraq: We’ll pay for our oil

Ed Morrissey Feb 20, 2017 10:01 AM

“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”

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Spicer: Anyone who says the Yemen raid wasn’t a success is doing a disservice to the SEAL who was killed during it

Allahpundit Feb 08, 2017 5:21 PM

“American lives will be saved because of it. Future attacks will be prevented.”

Jan 2017
Dec 2016
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Obama: Rise of ISIS caught me by surprise

Ed Morrissey Dec 08, 2016 4:41 PM

Flashback: “Either the president doesn’t read the intelligence he’s getting or he’s bulls***ting.”

Nov 2016
Oct 2016
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Erdogan: No, we’re going to attack Raqqa

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2016 10:11 AM

Right after they attack the Kurds, natch.

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Carter: Assault on ISIS in Raqqa just weeks away

Ed Morrissey Oct 26, 2016 2:31 PM

“That has long been our plan …”

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Friday TEMS: Guest hosting for Relevant Radio!

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 2:41 PM

3-6 pm ET

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Counterattack: ISIS strikes at Kirkuk

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 12:41 PM

Diversion.

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Iraqi PM: Mosul operation going faster than expected

Ed Morrissey Oct 20, 2016 5:21 PM

First contact.

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Report: ISIS leader al-Baghdadi still in Mosul

John Sexton Oct 19, 2016 5:41 PM

“‘solid’ intelligence al-Baghdadi was somewhere in the Iraqi city…”

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Assault on ISIS stronghold in Mosul begins — with more than a million civilians on hand

Ed Morrissey Oct 17, 2016 4:31 PM

Turkey-backed militia complicating matters?

Sep 2016
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Fox News and the RNC: 2003 clip backs up Trump on pre-war opposition to Iraq invasion

Allahpundit Sep 27, 2016 8:01 PM

“Perhaps he shouldn’t be doing it yet. And perhaps we should be waiting for the United Nations.”

Aug 2016
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Hillary takes ground troops ‘off the table’ in fight against ISIS

Larry O'Connor Aug 16, 2016 10:01 AM

She forgot the 3,800 troops already in Iraq.

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Blaming Obama and Clinton for ISIS simplifies a complicated problem

Taylor Millard Aug 12, 2016 8:41 PM

U.S. foreign policy on Middle East needs changing.

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Mike Pence: Trump’s territorial ban on terrorism applies to Christians and Jews, not just Muslims

Allahpundit Aug 08, 2016 8:31 PM

“I think that’s appropriate until we develop a new vetting system.”

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Wednesday TEMS: Guest hosting on Relevant Radio

Ed Morrissey Aug 03, 2016 2:31 PM

3-6 ET!

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ISIS authors define “why we hate you”

Jazz Shaw Aug 02, 2016 12:01 PM

Most of us already knew, but thanks for the tip

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Corey Lewandowski: If Trump were president, the Khans’ son would still be alive

Allahpundit Aug 01, 2016 11:31 AM

“We never would have entered the Iraq war in the first place.”

Jun 2016
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Has the ‘caliphate’ begun to crack?

Ed Morrissey Jun 28, 2016 7:41 PM

“They are harsh, but they are not strong.”

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The Pentagon doesn’t want to talk about US soldiers injured in Iraq or Syria anymore

Jazz Shaw Jun 22, 2016 10:41 AM

Out of sight, out of mind… until the election, anyway