Chemical Weapons Revelations in the Middle East

From American Thinker.Com October 17, 2014 By Shoshana Bryen Two chemical weapons-related stories this week should be considered separate, not necessarily interchangeable, parts of a whole. The first was that ISIS had used chemical weapons against Kurdish forces in Kobani, raising the question of where ISIS would have acquired such weapons.  The second, in the New York Times, detailed how U.S. forces in Iraq uncovered thousands Continue Reading

2 Articles; ISIS is slaughtering Arab Christians. Why are churches in the West so quiet? Here’s one way you can help.; * Fact or fiction: Is ISIS using chemical weapons? New headlines echo plot lines of “The Third Target.”

From Flash Traffic Blog Wordpress.Com ISIS is slaughtering Arab Christians. Why are churches in the West so quiet? Here’s one way you can help. by joelcrosenberg Are you praying for the persecuted Christians in the Mideast? Is there more you can do? (Central Israel) -- When my family and I moved to Israel in mid-August, we did so amidst a jihadist onslaught against the Jewish State. The third Gaza war was Continue Reading

The Battle of Kobani

From American Thinker.Com October 15, 2014 By Sol Schindler When General Grant assumed control of federal forces during the Civil War, he told President Lincoln that the quickest way to end the war was to win it.  When General Sheridan conquered the breadbasket of the Confederacy, the Shenandoah Valley, he imposed harsh limitations on travel and farm production and said the road to victory was the shortest path to peace. We are Continue Reading

Netanyahu’s Plan

From American Thinker.Com October 13, 2014 By G. Murphy Donovan Benjamin Netanyahu is one of a kind among seasoned politicians. He doesn’t just think outside of the box, the Israeli prime minister makes boxes for men like Barack Hussein Obama. Take the perennial impasse in the Middle East, the so-called Palestinian problem. The atmospherics alone tell the story. Netanyahu has been to America a dozen or more times since President Continue Reading

With U.S. air campaign against ISIS not working, fmr. Delta Force commander offers five-point plan. Here it is.

From Flash Traffic Blog Wordpress.Com With U.S. air campaign against ISIS not working, fmr. Delta Force commander offers five-point plan. Here it is. by joelcrosenberg 5. Cancel all foreign aid and foreign military sales of US arms and equipment to any nation that will not fight with us. Start with Turkey. Turkey is not a reliable ally and Erdogan is an Islamist himself. He has no intention of ever doing anything to stop Continue Reading

Report: Iran ordered retaliation on Israel for Parchin blast

From American Thinker.Com October 10, 2014 By Rick Moran A huge explosion on Sunday at an Iranian military site suspected of being connected to their nuclear bomb program was an attack carried out by a foreign government. The report in a Kuwaiti newspaper also quotes American and Israeli sources saying that Tuesday's blast on the Israel-Lebanese border that killed two IDF soldiers was ordered by Tehran in retaliation for the Continue Reading

The Middle East Nightmare Intensifies

From American Thinker.Com October 10, 2014 By E. Jeffrey Ludwig In a recent article in Commentary, Jonathan Tobin states, “As the Times notes, even though both Iran and Hezbollah agree that there will be no coordination with the United States – a position that the administration is adamant about – the reality on the ground may be different.” Mr. Tobin says there “may be” coordination.  Let us instead state unequivocally Continue Reading

Yemen, Iraq, Syria, and Kobani

From American Thinker.Com October 10, 2014 By Shoshana Bryen Pentagon spokesman Adm. John Kirby told reporters he understood that U.S. air power wouldn't save Kobani, but there is a “larger strategy” in place.  The primary goal of the campaign is not to save Syrian cities and towns, U.S. Central Command officials said, but to go after ISIS senior leadership, oil refineries, and other infrastructure that would curb the group's Continue Reading

2 Articles; As fires rage across the Mideast, a key man to watch is Jordan’s moderate King Abdullah II.; * What did a Jewish Washington Post columnist write about the Christian #RallyForIsrael? It’s worth reading. @JRubinBlogger

From Flash Traffic Blog Wordpress.Com As fires rage across the Mideast, a key man to watch is Jordan’s moderate King Abdullah II. by joelcrosenberg A key man to watch: Jordan's moderate King Abdullah II. On January 10th of this year, I began writing a series of columns on key people in the epicenter who I planned to keep an eye on in 2014. The first name on my list was Jordan’s King Abdullah II. Sure Continue Reading

Is ISIS Beheading Kurdish Women?

From American Thinker.Com October 7, 2014 By Fran Fawcett Peterson It is hard to know what is truth and what is propaganda coming from online posts out of the Mideast.  The most disturbing picture I have seen concerning the ISIS horrors comes from The Shia Post. A friend did a great deal of prodding to get me to look at it. It shows a smiling, gleeful ISIS fighter holding the severed head of a Syrian Kurdish woman. The Shia Continue Reading