‘People Are Fearful’: Vicar of Baghdad Speaks Out as ISIS Nears Capital

The Kelly File FoxNews.com 9/30/2014

ISIS has reportedly advanced to the outskirts of Baghdad, and the Department of Defense is acknowledging that the terror group could be within five miles of the Iraqi capital.

Vicar of Baghdad Canon Andrew White yesterday posted an SOS on Facebook, saying, “The Islamic State are on the verge of […]

Conservatives Are Greatest Threat To Nation, Obama Suggests

Neil Munro The Daily Caller 8/9/2014

Political conservatives are the greatest threat to the nation, President Barack Obama suggested in a kid-glove interview with the New York Times.

“The president mused, the biggest threat to America — the only force that can really weaken us — is us,” said the interviewer, Thomas Friedman.

“Our politics […]

600 American Contractors Reportedly Stranded By U.S. Government In Iraq; President Goes Golfing

Obama Regime: “Too Politically Sensitive” To Evacuate Our Embassy

Nickarama Weasel Zippers 6/13/2014

According to Fox, the Obama regime doesn’t at this point intend to evacuate the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, despite the fact that ISIS is within 70 miles of Baghdad, because it is “too politically sensitive to do so”.

In addition to those […]

Iraq Said to Seek U.S. Strikes on Militants

Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt The New York Times 6/11/2014

WASHINGTON — As the threat from Sunni militants in western Iraq escalated last month, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki secretly asked the Obama administration to consider carrying out airstrikes against extremist staging areas, according to Iraqi and American officials.

But Iraq’s appeals for military […]

After Iraq’s Day of Rage, a Crackdown on Intellectuals

Stephanie McCrummen The Washington Post 2/27/2011

BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces detained about 300 people, including prominent journalists, artists and lawyers who took part in nationwide demonstrations Friday, in what some of them described as an operation to intimidate Baghdad intellectuals who hold sway over popular opinion.

On Saturday, four journalists who had been released […]

Church leader urges Iraqi Christians to quit country

“If they stay they will be finished one by one” ~Archbishop Athanasios Dawood

BBC News/UK 7 November 2010

A senior Iraqi Christian has called on believers to quit the country, after gunmen targeted a church in Baghdad.

Archbishop Athanasios Dawood, who is based in the UK, made his appeal during a service at […]