No matter how much bombing the US military carries out in Syria and elsewhere, Washington lacks the consent of the people in the region; thus, we are using the pretext of fighting ISIS, says Todd Pierce, a former US Army judge advocate.
Iraq's ruling alliance has written to the country’s prime minister, requesting Russian help in the fight against ISIS terrorists. An Iraqi politician told RT that the public wants Russian involvement and there is breakdown in trust with the Americans.
Tony Abbott and his front bench in the Australian government are trying to give an impression that to solve the refugee crisis they need to expand operations against ISIS in Syria, Dr. Binoy Kampmark from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology told RT.
The Chilcot inquiry members in the UK have no interest in exposing facts about the war in Iraq back in 2003 and the US in turn is doing everything to discourage them, author and activist David Swanson told RT.
Washington’s refusal to declassify documents that could inform the UK probe into the 2003 invasion of Iraq is a major scandal in London. Yet the State Department spokesman says he has never heard of the Chilcot Inquiry.
Yazidi women who have to put up with numerous atrocities from Islamic State are hitting back at their tormentors. They have set up an all-female battalion to take the fight to the militant jihadists and gain revenge for forcing their sisters into sexual slavery and beheading their brothers.