Top Iranian General Says US Let ISIS Capture Ramadi

Monday, 25 May 2015 05:35 Written by
Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) tasked with Iran's foreign operations, on Monday claimed the US had let Islamic State (ISIS) capture the strategic Iraqi city of Ramadi on purpose last Sunday. In remarks to the Iranian paper Javan which is close to the IRGC, Soleimani said the US didn't do a "damned thing" to stop ISIS's conquest, reports the Associated Press. "Does it mean
After Ramadi, what options does U.S. have for ISIS fight in Iraq?
Monday, 25 May 2015 04:51 Written by
Story highlightsSen. McCain: "We need to have a strategy"Some call for more military trainers to be sentOthers say bolster the Sunni tribes (CNN)U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's remarks that the Iraqi military "showed no will to fight" during the fall of the key city of Ramadi to ISIS have deepened questions about the campaign against the Islamic militant group. ISIS' recent victories in Ramadi and the historic Syrian city
Obama has not done a 'damn thing' to confront ISIS, Iranian commander says
Monday, 25 May 2015 04:15 Written by
DUBAI - The general in charge of Iran's paramilitary activities in the Middle East said the United States and other powers were failing to confront Islamic State, and only Iran was committed to the task, a news agency on Monday reported. Major General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the elite Quds Force responsible for protecting the Islamic Republic's interests abroad, has become a familiar face on the battlefields of Iraq, where he often outranks
Obama Administration Forced To Defend Its Strategy Against ISIS In Iraq
Monday, 25 May 2015 04:03 Written by
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Carter: Iraqis Lack 'Will to Fight' ISIS
Monday, 25 May 2015 03:11 Written by
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter blamed the Islamic State's recent victories in Ramadi on the Iraqi forces on Sunday, criticizing the troops for showing "no will to fight" the militants. “They were not outnumbered. In fact, they vastly outnumbered the opposing force and yet they failed to fight and withdrew from the site,” Carter said of Iraqi forces on CNN's "State of the Union." The defense chief called American and allied airstrikes "effective and defended Obama's…
U.S. defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight ISIS
Monday, 25 May 2015 02:28 Written by
'We have an issue with the will of the Iraqis to ... defend themselves,' Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Defense Secretary Ashton Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. The Islamic State's takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the “will to fight,” he said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” that aired Sunday, May 24, 2015.
Hillary Clinton says 'there is no role for American soldiers on the ground' in Iraq as Pentagon faces criticism for its strategy to battle ISIS
Sunday, 24 May 2015 21:16 Written by
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton made the remarks during a news conference on Friday in New HampshireClinton said, following a campaign appearance, that she agrees with the current US policy in IraqHer remarks come as Republicans criticized the president for not outlining a broader strategy for helping Iraq fight ISIS, which overran RamadiByDailymail.com Reporter Published: 18:06 EST, 24 May 2015 | Updated: 21:15 EST, 24 May 2015
ISIS: ‘Michelle Obama is worth $40 as a sex slave,’ and Twitter conservatives react exactly as expected
Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:42 Written by
In an article in Dabiq magazine entitled, “Slave girls or prostitutes,” a spokesperson for ISIS mocked First Lady Michelle Obama, stating she would only be worth a third of a dīnār — or approximately $40 as a “sex-slave.” Discussing the importance of kidnapping women and children for sex-slaves, Umm Sumayyah Al-Muhajira wrote, “And who knows, maybe Michelle Obama’s price won’t even exceed a third of a dīnār, and a third of a dīnār is too…
Congressional Dems, Republicans agree Obama's Islamic State strategy is now, at best, stuck in neutral
Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:42 Written by
FILE: May 21, 2015: Iraqi Shiite militiamen check their weapons against ISIS, in the predominately Sunni city of Nukhayb, in southwest Iraq. (AP) Top congressional Democrats and Republicans agreed Sunday that President Obama is not winning the fight against the Islamic State, with one of his top House supporters acknowledging a “stalemate” at best. The criticism from Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard was not unexpected following the Islamic State's take over
McCain: ISIS Executing People in Streets, Obama Worried About Climate Change
Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:26 Written by
Sen. John McCain on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama for saying climate change is the biggest threat to the world while members of the Islamic State (ISIS) are killing innocent people and leaving their bodies lying in the street. McCain, appearing on "Face the Nation," was referring to Obama's commencement speech last week at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, in which he said, "climate change constitutes a serious threat to global security, an immediate risk

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