Dillon Hillier’s trench mates could include some unsavory characters.
Political leaders don’t seem to understand the conflict.
Airstrikes alone didn’t work in Libya. Yet, the same strategy is unfurling in Iraq.
With no US ground troops, no bribe money for tribal leaders and the Iraqi army virtually dissolved, why does anyone believe an air campaign alone will achieve success?
Once the smoke cleared, it became evident that Zehaf-Bibeau’s actions were nowhere near as terrifying as our imaginations made them out to be.
Our bases will be in Kuwait, an Islamic state, while our airstrikes will support largely fundamentalist Islamic forces.
The idea of an ISIS lunatic cutting off your head at the local mall is enough to put anyone off shopping.
US Secretary of State John Kerry calls the leadership deal a ‘triumph of statesmanship and compromise.’ That’s one hell of a spin.
What upsets me is not that masked clowns threaten, but that our media would broadcast it, and pundits would then add their gravitas.
The fascist connections to Poroshenko’s government are something that Western media have chosen to gloss over since the first clashes of the revolution.