U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster

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Fighters for the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) took Mosul today, giving the militant group control of Iraq’s second largest city and setting the country on a path toward chaos.

ISIS militants already control Fallujah, a city that American Marines took in 2004 in what was the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War. Now, with both Mosul and Fallujah under their control, nearly half of Iraq is in the grips of a group that is a formal affiliate of a terrorist group.

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3 thoughts on “U.S. Watches As Iraq Speeds Toward Disaster”

  1. This is why we should stay out of the middle east. All those American lives wasted. Democracy does not work, in a society, that is tribal in nature.

      • Not yet, aircraft and drones. If that keeps the military industrial complex happy. Perhaps that will be all for now. However since that industry owns D.C. Peace is something we will never be allowed, at least not for any length of tie.

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