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3 Americans Dead, 6 Aircraft Destroyed Or Damaged, Including A Rare Spy Plane, In #Kenya Attack
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-Short Attention Span Theater-
Customs and Border Patrol DENIES reports that Iranians, some of them US citizens, have been detained by American agents at the Canadian border amid tensions between Washington and Tehran
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reported Sunday that more than 60 Iranians and Iranian-Americans of all ages have been detained

  • It was claimed they were detained at length and questioned by officers at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington

  • But Customs and Border Protection has since issued a statement saying the claim was false

  • It said extra wait times of up to four hours at the border were as a result of increased passenger volumes over the holiday period
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/06/2020 07:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  No, they deny that there is a blanket order to detain ALL Iranians and Iranian-Americans.
Posted by: Glenmore || 01/06/2020 8:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Why not.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/06/2020 8:06 Comments || Top||

#3  I was hoping they were going the other way, i.e. towards Canada.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/06/2020 10:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Nope. We don't know where they went.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 10:50 Comments || Top||

#5  I crossed back into the US yesterday at the Sumas, WA crossing; the advertized wait time was ~ 10 minutes; sure enough 1 hour and 4 minutes later we finally hit the Customs booth. Observed LOTS of dog action on cars and an abnormal amount of secondary screening; probably just those with Cannabis or residue of same on/in cars/clothes and it is still a federal crime to import grass into the US.

Didn't know about this Iranian thingy until later that night safely ensconsed at Casa Ret.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 01/06/2020 13:40 Comments || Top||

#6  How many are coming across the southern border?
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 13:43 Comments || Top||


'I feel I have stepped into a parallel universe... This is ludicrous': Furious judge hits out after he has to delay sentencing three teenage robbers because they have been referred to the Home Office as potential victims of modern slavery
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news] A judge has hit out at a ‘ludicrous’ decision to refer a gang of teenage muggers to the Home Office as potential victims of modern slavery after it left him unable to sentence them.

The four 17-year-olds were due to be sentenced more than a year after they robbed wallets and mobile phones from two men and posted pictures of their loot on social media.

The boys, from Torquay, Devon, who were all 16 at the time, were caught committing the muggings on CCTV in 2018.

They all pleaded guilty to robbery at earlier hearings – but three of the cases were referred to the Home Office by the Youth Offending Team just three days before they were due to be sentenced at Exeter Crown Court yesterday.

This means it will likely be at least another month before the cases are dealt with.

Some of the boys told police at the time that they felt under pressure to obey gang leader Sean Sims, now 18, who is to be sentenced separately for robbery and an unconnected assault.

But Judge David Evans expressed confusion at the idea the boys could have been considered modern slaves. ‘What does this mean? That teenagers who get involved by their own free will now say they are modern slaves?’ he said.

‘They entered guilty pleas with none of them saying any more than that they were scared of Sims. I feel I have stepped into a parallel universe. This is ludicrous. We have 16-year-olds who got involved in the things shown in the footage.’

He added that to describe the boys as modern slaves would be ‘departing from the normal use of the English language’.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ‘departing from the normal use of the English language’.

One of the major tactics of the Left for the last 50 years.

The Oliver Twist defense - The devil Fagin made me do it.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 3:09 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Libya's Presidential Council instructs Foreign Ministry to take action against countries supporting Haftar
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  And the powerful Foreign Ministry springs into action, employing all it's many tools and moral force.
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:32 Comments || Top||


Pro-Haftar MPs agree to a 20 billion LYD to fund Haftar's war on Tripoli
[Libya Observer] 38 members of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) held a session in Benghazi on Saturday during which they agreed to allocate 20 billion Libyan dinars to support Haftar's military campaign against Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
The representatives present - all of whom who support Haftar - agreed to revoke the agreement signed between Libya and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
and to refer Chairman of the Presidential Council, Fayez al-Sarraj, Foreign Minister, Mohammed Sayala, and Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha to the jurisdiction for alleged treason.
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Britain
Britain Backs Trump on Iran, Deploys Royal Navy to Persian Gulf
[BREITBART] The United Kingdom defended the actions of the Trump administration in Iran, saying the United States is "entitled to defend itself" against Iranian aggression and deploying the Royal Navy to the Persian Gulf to protect shipping vessels flying the British flag.

The Secretary of State for Defence, Ben Wallace, expressed support for America’s decision to take out Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Qasem Soleimani, citing the violence committed in Iraq by Iran-backed militias.

"During the last few months U.S. forces in Iraq, who are based in Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi government, have been repeatedly attacked by Iranian-backed militia", Wallace said, in comments reported by The Telegraph.

"General Soleimani has been at the heart of the use of proxies to undermine neighbouring sovereign nations and target Iran’s enemies. Under international law the United States is entitled to defend itself against those posing an imminent threat to their citizens", the Defence Secretary concluded.

In response to escalating tensions after the death of Soleimani, the United Kingdom has deployed the Royal Navy to the Strait of Hormuz, to protect British shipping vessels in the Persian Gulf from retaliatory strikes from Iran.

Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Fifth Column
Kerry, Other Obama officials tell Iran to ‘hang on' until 2020 when Trump loses
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 11:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6504 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Did he register as a foreign agent?

Investigate this traitor.

Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 13:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Time to execute the Logan Act. What's Nancy going to do, impeach the Orange Man to stop it?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 13:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Lurch still married to the ketchup dynasty?
Posted by: Varmint Splat1454 || 01/06/2020 14:33 Comments || Top||

#4  "Terrraaayyyzah! I need a couple million for my trip"
Posted by: Frank G || 01/06/2020 14:35 Comments || Top||

#5  Kerry’s daughter Vanessa is married to an Iranian national and physician. His best man at the ceremony was the son of Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Zarif was also and Kerry’s chief counterpart in the nuclear deal negotiations. Cozy crew.
Posted by: Helmuth, Speaking for Guelph1287 || 01/06/2020 21:00 Comments || Top||

#6  #5 - For The Win
Posted by: Frank G || 01/06/2020 21:02 Comments || Top||

#7  Check sonny-in-law's Swiss bank accounts. $150 billion can be spread far and wide.
Posted by: Helmuth, Speaking for Guelph1287 || 01/06/2020 21:09 Comments || Top||

#8  ^ Global Grifters. What a disgrace.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 21:43 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column: Why did Kerry travel to Iran recently? Are Kerry & Barry working with the Mullahs to thwart Trump?
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 10:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6502 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Trying to get our money back?
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/06/2020 14:02 Comments || Top||

#2  We really do need to make an example of what happens to traitors as nobody takes treason seriously and *if* they are working with Iran against the US they'd send a powerful message that nobody is above the law.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/06/2020 14:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Probably telling parliament how to vote.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 16:10 Comments || Top||

#4  This will continue unless/until they learn that there is a heavy price to be paid for it.

And I'm not talking about mean tweets.
Posted by: charger || 01/06/2020 19:00 Comments || Top||

#5  Orange jump suits
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 19:13 Comments || Top||


Nike Spokesman Colin Shroomhead weighs in on Suleimani strike: "[One more] American terrorist attack against Black and Brown people"
[WashingtonExaminer]
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  What is it with this obsession with "black and brown" skin color?

Even more ridiculous: has this retard even bothered to look at the photos of the Persian who was killed?

Persians and Arabs don't consider themselves "brown" or "black." In fact, most of them look down on Africans.

How, or why, does our nation elevate so many morons to positions of prominence?
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 1:46 Comments || Top||

#2  IRAN SWEARS DIRE(R) REVENGE AGAINST SLOW WITTED BLACK AMERICAN FOR INSULT TO DEARLY DEPARTED.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 2:09 Comments || Top||

#3  What is it with this obsession with "black and brown" skin color?

Cause he's a racist. He adjudges all things by race, thus he, not others, is the embodiment of racism.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 3:12 Comments || Top||

#4  It his schtick - he has no other
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 01/06/2020 4:15 Comments || Top||

#5  wonder how easy it is for 'brown and black people' to live in Iran

Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 01/06/2020 7:49 Comments || Top||

#6  #3 summed up nicely.

Barry Bin Osama Obama's large thrust to promote open racism towards European Americans in full effect. His desired results are an open social fad.

Democrat's historical context from the KKK to Nike proves identifiable symmetry. So what does this color the MSM? Just how do they promote open racism to their sponsors. Sadly to many are Nike like.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/06/2020 8:02 Comments || Top||

#7  You know, northern Iran and the Caucasus are where the original group of Aryans came from.

Bet Mr. Shroomhead didn't know that.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/06/2020 10:45 Comments || Top||

#8  take you and your muslim wifes ass out of here if it bothers you so bad
Posted by: Chris || 01/06/2020 11:00 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Despite high cost, Libyan war is Turkey’s last hope for spreading political Islam
[AlAhram] After its operations in Syria, The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor...
is preparing for a second foreign intervention in the Middle East.

This time it will be in Libya, a move which many regional and international governments oppose.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Turkish president Erdogan seeks calm amid US-Iran crisis
Is someone getting worried that he hasn’t been as persuasive as he thought? Let us look forward to hours of happy contemplation of the outcome, dear Reader.
[IsraelTimes] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
’s president calls for deescalation between Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
and the US following America’s killing of an Iranian general. He says the slaying of a top commander will likely not go unanswered, and voices concern about regional security risks.

His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really more important...
’s first public comments on the killing come in a televised interview. He says he was surprised because the strike occurred just hours after a phone call with US President Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
Erdogan says he "especially had suggested to (Trump) that tensions with Iran should not be heightened" during that call.

Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani
’s killing in a dronezap in Baghdad has escalated the crisis between Iran and the US. Tehran has since abandoned all limits of its 2015 nuclear deal, and Iraq’s parliament called for the expulsion of all American troops from Iraqi soil.

Turkey shares a border with Iran, Iraq and Syria.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  an honest broker?....hehheheheh
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:45 Comments || Top||

#2  "Buh, buh, but... you're not supposed to Sow Chaos. That's MY job!"
Posted by: Thing, Testing A New OS installation || 01/06/2020 17:27 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Democrats Draft Resolution To Limit President Trump’s War Powers
[OANN] Senate Democrats are seeking to curb President Trump’s war powers in retaliation for his initiation of the dronezap that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

Sen. Dick Durbin
...Senator-for-Life from Illinois and Democratic Party Whip. In April 2006, Time magazine identified Durbin as one of America's 10 Best Senators, so what's that tell you? He was the first United States Senator to support the presidential candidacy of Barack Obama, then the junior senator from Illinois...
and Sen. Tim Kaine are cosponsoring a resolution that would force the administration to withdraw all troops from Iran, unless Congress itself declares war.
We have troops in Iran?
"I will file a resolution, pursuant to the War Powers Act of 1974, to try to force Congress to have a debate about whether or not it is in the United States’ best interest to be in a war with Iran," stated Durbin. "We can’t let the president make this decision on his own."

Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6479 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Can the President dissolve any of the chambers if a majority of its members is for surrendering to a foreign power, or demonstrably support enemy interests ? Should be debated.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 2:14 Comments || Top||

#2  to withdraw all troops from Iran

Has Trump's magical mind-meld weapon warped these people's brains?

Are they incapable of seeing night from day, up from down, Iran from Iraq?

Trump doesn't WANT us to be in Iraq.

He DOES want us to seek, punish and destroy this who like Suleimani actively seek to attack us or have already attacked us.

Our Congress is full of retards. What is wrong with this nation that we continue to elevate so many of these fools to positions of power?
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 2:28 Comments || Top||

#3  The congress are smart, selfish bastards; surely the retards are the ones who vote them in.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 8:39 Comments || Top||

#4  Tim Kaine is also associated with the Muslim Brotherhood.



Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 8:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Dupes of Iran, or knowing agents of Iran? Hard choice.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 11:20 Comments || Top||

#6  to withdraw all troops from Iran.

One of those funny-sounding foreign countries. We can't keep them all straight, you know.
Posted by: Tom || 01/06/2020 12:37 Comments || Top||

#7  But, do they speak Austrian?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 13:31 Comments || Top||

#8  Help them out with a country-neutral ending a la latinx for latinos/as.

Call it Irax
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 13:40 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Trump Resumes Pakistan Military Training Program
[ToloNews] The Trump administration on Friday announced that it would be resuming the International Military Education and Training (IMET) program --a program for Pak military officials--along with some other assistance in security, which had been suspended in 2018. The suspension was seen as punishment for Pakistain's refusal to undertake significant measures against counter-terrorism.

Alice G. Wells, the US State Department's deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asia, announced the resumption of the program with a tweet from the US State Department's account saying that President Trump authorized the training program to strengthen military-to-military cooperation on "shared priorities" and to "advance US national security."

But Wells added: "The overall security assistance suspension remains in effect."

Over $2 billion in aid to Pakistain was suspended by President Trump in January 2018 following a tweet in which Trump said Pakistain had repaid the US aid and assistance with "lies and deceit" about its counter-terrorism efforts.

Trump tweeted: "The United States has foolishly given Pakistain more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the bully boyz we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!"

The Hindustan Times reports that regional experts see the resumption of the program as an exchange for Pakistain's help with the Afghan grinding of the peace processor.

The news agency quoted a US State Department official saying: "The President’s security assistance suspension announced in January 2018 authorized narrow exceptions for programs that support vital US national security interests."

The official also said: "The administration has approved the resumption of the International Military Education and Training (IMET) program for Pakistain as one such exception, subject to Congressional approval," adding: "IMET serves as an effective means to strengthen long term military-to-military relationships critical to US national security goals."
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  "subject to Congressional approval" That should put an end to it.
Posted by: b || 01/06/2020 7:51 Comments || Top||


International-UN-NGOs
Middle East stock markets trade down amid conflict fears
[IsraelTimes] Major stock markets in the Middle East are trading down on fears of a conflict between Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
and the US after an American dronezap killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani

The Boursa Kuwait closed down 4%. The Dubai Financial Market closed down just over 3%. Riyadh’s Tadawul was down over 2% as trading continued. The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange fell 1.42%.

Egypt’s stock exchange also fell 4%.

Meanwhile,
...back at the revival hall, Buford bit the snake and Eloise began speaking in tongues...
oil prices continued to rise. Brent crude traded up 3.5% to $68.60 a barrel.

The US killed Soleimani on Friday. Early Sunday, as Iran threatened "harsh retaliation," US President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
tweeted the US was prepared to strike 52 sites in the Islamic Theocratic Republic if any Americans are harmed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6495 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Egypt’s stock exchange also fell 4%.

For the discerning investor who has become bored with trading commodities futures on margin.
Posted by: Matt || 01/06/2020 12:04 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Trump threatens sanctions on Baghdad after lawmakers call on US troops to leave
[JPost] - US President Donald Trump threatened sanctions against Baghdad on Sunday after Iraq's parliament called on US troops to leave the country, and the president said if troops did leave, Baghdad would have to pay Washington for the cost of the air base there.

"We have a very extraordinarily expensive air base that’s there. It cost billions of dollars to build, long before my time. We’re not leaving unless they pay us back for it," Trump told reporters on Air Force One. Trump said that if Iraq asked US forces to leave and it was not done on a friendly basis, "we will charge them sanctions like they’ve never seen before ever. It’ll make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame."
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/06/2020 13:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Good cop / bad cop, or what?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/06/2020 15:24 Comments || Top||


Divided Iraqi Parliament Votes to Expel All U.S. Troops
[PJ] At the urging of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, the Iraqi parliament voted 170-0 to expel all coalition troops from Iraq.

But Sunni and Kurdish members did not attend the session, revealing a sharp divide in opinion over the issue.

New York Times:
The vote is not final until Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi of Iraq signs the draft bill. But since he drafted the language and submitted the bill to Parliament, there was little doubt he would sign it. Mr. Abdul Mahdi had urged lawmakers to oust the United States-led coalition after President Trump ordered a fatal drone strike against General Suleimani in the Baghdad airport.

Members of Iraq’s Parliament were divided on the demands to expel American troops. While factions that grew out of Shiite militia organizations have pushed hard for the expulsion, Sunni Muslim factions and the Kurds wanted the United States to stay.

The reaction to Suleimani's death shows just how far Iranian influence has penetrated the upper levels of the Iraqi government. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis poured into the streets to mourn Suleimani's killing. Was it really a violation of Iraq's "sovereignty" if the government is just an extension of the power of the Iranian mullahs? Where does Iraq begin and Iran end in that country?

"Sovereignty," indeed.

No matter. The Europeans are rushing to show Iran that they're on the side of the mullahs. The EU's foreign minister invited Iran's Javad Zarif for talks and Germany has indicated it wants direct talks with Iran.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/06/2020 01:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6503 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Probably to late to look for a competent Sunni general
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 01/06/2020 5:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Why not Kurd? If I recall correctly Saladin probably was.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 7:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Iranq
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/06/2020 9:00 Comments || Top||

#4  If they pass it, then cut off all aid to them as well. Wash our hands of it completely.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/06/2020 9:02 Comments || Top||

#5  A bold but meaningless move by the Shite Shiite members.
A little rain on the parade from Powerline:

Iraq’s parliament passed a nonbinding resolution calling on the government to end the presence of foreign troop presence in Iraq. Not only is the resolution non-binding, but the caretaker prime minister isn’t legally authorized to sign the bill into law. Not only that, there apparently is no timetable attached to the resolution.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/06/2020 10:23 Comments || Top||

#6  Enjoy being Iran's bi+ch.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 18:04 Comments || Top||


Iran-backed militia leader, Qais al-Khazali, says even a voluntary US withdrawal from Iraq won’t save them from retaliation
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Did he say that? How utterly adorable.
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Soon to be known as - Qais al-Khaboom
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 11:02 Comments || Top||


Iraq’s parliament calls for expulsion of US troops
[IsraelTimes] But even if the government approves the bill, canceling the US-Iraq agreement requires giving Americans a year’s notice for withdrawal.
Oh. That’s one of those symbolic thingies that people do when they‘re powerless to change things.
Iraq’s Parliament called for the expulsion of US troops from the country Sunday in reaction to the American drone attack that killed a top Iranian general, raising the prospect of a withdrawal that could allow a resurgence by Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
bully boys.

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Iraqi resolution vote had barely 1/4 of parliament, and set no time limit.
In addition, it does not require the government to sign it.
Posted by: Omineter Glinemp1822 || 01/06/2020 14:16 Comments || Top||


Olde Tyme Religion
Arabs are losing faith in religious parties and leaders
[TheEconomist] Religious zeal is also falling in the region, particularly among the young.

“NO TO RELIGION or sect,” cry the protesters in Iraq. “No to Islam, no to Christianity, revolt for the nation,” echo those in Lebanon. Across the Arab world people are turning against religious political parties and the clerics who helped bring them to power. Many appear to be giving up on Islam, too.

These trends are reflected in new data from Arab Barometer, a pollster that surveys Arab countries. Across the region the share of people expressing much trust in political parties, most of which have a religious tint, has fallen by well over a third since 2011, to 15%. (The share of Iraqis who say they do not trust parties at all rose from 51% to 78%.) The decline in trust for Islamist parties is similarly dramatic, falling from 35% in 2013, when the question was first widely asked, to 20% in 2018.
The rest is paywalled, but there is a really interesting series of graphs showing 2012-14 vs 2018-19 across half a dozen Arab countries. It would have been even more interesting were Iran included, but I suspect that collecting that data was not allowed.

Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Yah and the "Parties" will just hang their heads and go away....
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:42 Comments || Top||

#2  after only 40+ years of increasingly rabid nutjobs preaching increasing comprehensive jihad they are finally losing faith

slow learners

on the other hand, the left is the US hasn't lost faith in socialism, so there is that
Posted by: lord garth || 01/06/2020 13:22 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Qassem Soleimani's dead body flies coach back to Iran
LOL!
[NY Post] The remains of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian military commander killed in a US drone strike, were apparently placed in a cardboard box and flown out of Iraq across rows of passenger seats, new video shows.

The recording shot aboard a Mahan Air flight and posted on Twitter appears to show Soleimani’s coffin and those of others killed in the attack on an Airbus from Mashhad to Mehrabad Airport in Tehran — as a tribute video plays on one of the plane’s screens.

Babak Taghvaee, who describes himself as a defense analyst and freelance writer, posted the video Sunday on Twitter.

Soleimani’s coffin was laid across rows of passenger seats instead of transported in the cargo hold.

The coffins bear the images of Soleimani, the leader of the elite Quds Force, and Abu-Mahdi Al-Muhandis, the deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Forces, an Iranian-supported militia group in Iraq.
Posted by: Frank G || 01/06/2020 10:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Could have just used a matchbox.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 10:49 Comments || Top||

#2  If I keep reading this name as Queen Salami does that make me disrespectful?
Posted by: AlanC || 01/06/2020 10:59 Comments || Top||

#3  They got somebody to gather up all the little pieces?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 01/06/2020 12:21 Comments || Top||

#4  probably not cardboard, more likely fiberboard covered with paper
Posted by: lord garth || 01/06/2020 12:34 Comments || Top||

#5  Tupperware(tm)
Posted by: SteveS || 01/06/2020 12:42 Comments || Top||

#6  Full of Zip-Lock baggies.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 12:46 Comments || Top||

#7  “It was so distressing. Every time the plane hit an air pocket, we could hear his hand bouncing around in that great big box, and the ring kept clicking against the side — click, click, click. It was like it was trying to get out.”
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 13:14 Comments || Top||

#8  ... or trying to signal the flight attendant to refill his soda?

Hey, I'm dyin' in heah!
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 13:18 Comments || Top||

#9  If I keep reading this name as Queen Salami does that make me disrespectful?

No.

You're just confusing him with IRGC CiC Maj Gen Salami, who, for all we know, might actually self identify as a Queen.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 01/06/2020 13:44 Comments || Top||

#10  He didn't need the leg room
Posted by: Beavis || 01/06/2020 14:46 Comments || Top||

#11  Was the pilot playing Hide-the-Suleimi with the stewardesses?
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 15:59 Comments || Top||


The United States carried out a ‘very stupid act’ by killing Iran’s General Qassem #Soleimani, says deputy leader of Lebanese Hezbollah Sheikh Naim Qassem
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

#1  why did deputy leader speak

does Nasrallah have sore throat or maybe he didn't want the visibility
Posted by: lord garth || 01/06/2020 0:19 Comments || Top||

#2  "Stupid"-cool. "Dope," even.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 1:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Err... I was always taught that 'stupid' is the one who gets dead.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 2:10 Comments || Top||

#4  IIUC hipster argot today decrees that stupid = clever, dope = sly, and fat ("phat") = svelte
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 2:13 Comments || Top||

#5  Translation from the arabic: PLEASE DON'T KILL ME!
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:30 Comments || Top||

#6  Another raises his hand, "Kick me".
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 7:36 Comments || Top||


Pope Francis calls for dialogue and restraint two days after the killing of a top Iranian military commander by the United States
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6485 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  That ? That was the US equivalent of a 'slap on the wrist'. Graceless Pope pun.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 2:16 Comments || Top||

#2  Dialogue, right. With Suleimani, the agent of chaos, Dr. Death, slaughterer of thousands around the globe.

STFU, Bergoglio.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 2:18 Comments || Top||

#3  We've been at war since the seizure of our Embassy in 1979 at one level of intensity or another. The shadow war is just in another period of flare up, but will never go away till one party is standing. They're the ones continuously provoking. One day the leash will break.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 7:35 Comments || Top||

#4  I believe we have arrived at the Mattis approach:

‘I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all.’

~ General James Mattis
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/06/2020 7:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Oh poop. Where are your calls for restraint of pedophile priests?

Maybe recycling Fanny's phrase "restraint" was a sick tad to punny.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/06/2020 7:53 Comments || Top||

#6  Dialogue depends on how you like to talk.
Posted by: Raj || 01/06/2020 8:57 Comments || Top||


IDF sends message via third party to Lebanons government that if Hezbollah ‘makes a mistake’ IDF will hit strategic places in Lebanon
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
And as I recall, Israel had all the weapons caches mapped years and years ago — they even showed the map around at the UN. Heads up for massive, massive secondaries, guys!
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

#1  Map reference, dated 2010:
IDF Reveals Intel on Huge Hezbollah Arms Stockpile in Southern Lebanon


Map, dated 2011:
Israel releases map of Hezbollah bunkers in Lebanon
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/06/2020 6:28 Comments || Top||

#2  That’s the one. Thank you for remembering for me, Skidmark.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 13:17 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm sure they moved those weaons in the past ten years, but figure IDF watched them do it...
Posted by: Glenmore || 01/06/2020 14:57 Comments || Top||


Haifa and Israeli military centers to be included in Tehran's retaliation over killing of Soleimani
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Was it Israel that just invested in rocket-killing lasers or was it us? It’s so hard to keep track of all the non-vapour ware Iran’s enemies are producing nowadays.
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6489 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Tired old muslim card to rally support. No matter what the dust up is, punch a Jew.
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:37 Comments || Top||

#2  I'm sure Israel was involved in the execution of this target. I'm equally certain Israel is ready for this.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/06/2020 10:53 Comments || Top||


‘I don’t support #Iran over #America. I want America to be better,’ said #RoseMcGowan
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6491 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Do your part, C-lister.
Make America better: Get the F--- Out.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 1:54 Comments || Top||

#2  I'll bet she can't find Tehran on the map.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 2:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Not dumb, has to study hard for decades to become dumb.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 01/06/2020 5:33 Comments || Top||

#4  She should go to his funeral, too.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 6:18 Comments || Top||

#5  They may have been born here, but have no allegiance to the tribe. It will be interesting after the civil war.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 7:31 Comments || Top||

#6  We are better. Killing Soleimani made the world a better place. Thank President Trump you ungrateful child.
Posted by: Hupaitle Lover of the Platypi3869 || 01/06/2020 7:58 Comments || Top||

#7  i thought Michael Jackson died. now he's dying his hair blonde?
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 01/06/2020 8:19 Comments || Top||

#8  Then just shut the fuck up and let the adults handle this.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 01/06/2020 10:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Hot Air has Ricky Gervais’s opening monologue from last night’s Golden Globes here, which is functionally a response to Ms McGowan’s nonsense,
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 11:45 Comments || Top||

#10  Ok, so it’s Red State, but go enjoy it anyway.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 11:46 Comments || Top||

#11  Red State + Hot Air = Hot State? (Call) Red Adair
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 11:58 Comments || Top||

#12  Sobered up, saw the response to her tweet, this is the response.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/06/2020 14:35 Comments || Top||

#13  Maybe she can apologize for Yamamoto and Hitler, too.
Posted by: gorb || 01/06/2020 17:12 Comments || Top||

#14  She is apparently for raping virgins prior to carry out their death sentence, and throwing gays off of roofs.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 01/06/2020 18:05 Comments || Top||


Nasrallah calls on Shiite militias to attack US military
[IsraelTimes] Nasrallah, in a seemingly endless speech, is finally getting to the point, and the point is dramatic: He calls for Shiite forces allied to Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
to attack US military assets.

Iran "won’t ask you to do anything ‐ to act or not to act. But [the] Resistance® Axis forces must decide how to deal with Soleimani’s death. So, if any Resistance® Axis faction avenges his death, that [is] their decision, and Iran isn’t behind that," says Nasrallah, according to one translator, David Daoud.
My goodness. Isn’t that just so self-effacing.
"It’s up to us how to respond. Do we content ourselves with mourning and eulogizing? We must all head towards just punishment. What do we mean by just punishment? Some are saying this must be someone of the same level as Qassem Soleimani
‐ like Chairman of Joint Chiefs, head of @CENTCOM, but there is no one on Soleimani or Muhandis’ level. Soleimani’s shoe is worth more than Trump’s head, so there’s no one I can point to to say this is the person we can target."

Instead, "just punishment therefore means American military presence in the region, US military bases, US military ships, every American officer and soldier in our countries and regions. The US military is the one who killed Soleimani and Muhandis, and they will pay the price. This is the equation."

He warns against killing American civilians ‐ not because Hezbollah has shied away from mass murder of civilians in the past, of course, but because "attacking US civilians anywhere serves Trump’s interests."

"The American military institution put itself in the midst of battle by carrying out the liquidation."
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6491 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1 
Everybody who is Shiite,
under the black banner unite.
Our brethren went to pieces,
smeared on tarmac like feces;
Sevener, nizari, twelver, alawaite,
all under your arses ignite
the flame of sheer moslem thermite.

Mayhap we shall strike
at the Satan most godlike.
Or we shall be chaff... alike;
we'll contemplate our faiths,
and view the coming wraiths
from a blood-hued lens at the end -
"Oh we've been fed such shite !"

Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 2:39 Comments || Top||

#2  Chapeau a Dron-le-Bard! and good night!
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 2:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Thank you, thank you. [Bows to a sleeping audience]
Posted by: Dron66046 || 01/06/2020 3:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Zenobia lives!
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Is there evidence that Zenobia and Dron are different folk?
Posted by: AlanC || 01/06/2020 16:50 Comments || Top||

#6  Stay thirsty, my friends.

Says Qassam Soleimani, the most interesting dead man in the world.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 01/06/2020 17:38 Comments || Top||

#7  Stay bloodthirsty, my friend, and ... dead.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 19:15 Comments || Top||


It’s official: Iran abandons limits on uranium enrichment
[IsraelTimes] Iranian state TV, citing a statement by President Hassan Rouhani
...Iran's moderate president, which he is, relative to his predecessor, which doesn't mean he's anything but a puppet of the nearest holy man...
’s administration, says the country will not observe limitations on uranium enrichment, the amount of stockpiled enriched uranium as well as research and development in its nuclear activities.

The announcement means Tehran will no longer abide by any of the limits of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after a US Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad on Friday.

Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
does not elaborate on what levels it would immediately reach in its program.

The ineffective International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations
...boodling on the grand scale...
watchdog observing Iran’s program, does not immediately respond to a request for comment. However,
death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate...
Iran says its cooperation with the IAEA "will continue as before."

Iranian officials planned to meet Sunday night to discuss taking a fifth step away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, one that could be even greater than planned, Foreign Ministry front man Abbas Mousavi told journalists earlier today.

Iran previously has broken limits of its enrichment, its stockpiles and its centrifuges, as well as restarted enrichment at an underground facility after the US withdrew from the 2015 accord last year.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6480 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  In other news, water is wet..
Posted by: Mercutio || 01/06/2020 7:45 Comments || Top||


Pompeo: From now on we target Iranian decision-makers, not proxies
[IsraelTimes] US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration has abandoned the previous US administration’s focus on countering Iranian proxy groups like Hezbollah and suggests the US strike in Baghdad that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani
was an example of the new strategy.

"We’re going to respond against the actual decision-makers, the people who are causing this threat from the Islamic Theocratic Republic of Iran," Pompeo says.

He also says any target the US military may strike in Iran, in the event Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
retaliates against America for killing its most powerful general, would be legal under the laws of armed conflict.

Pompeo was asked on ABC’s "This Week" about President Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
’s assertion Saturday on Twitter that the United States has 52 Iranian targets in its sights, "some at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture."

The laws of armed conflict prohibit the deliberate targeting of cultural sites under most circumstances. The American Red Thingy notes on its website that the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their additional protocols, ratified by scores of nations in recent years, states that "cultural objects and places of worship" may not be attacked and outlaws "indiscriminate attacks on civilian populations."

Targeting cultural sites is a war crime under the 1954 Hague Convention for the protection of cultural sites. The UN Security Council also passed unanimously a resolution in 2017 condemning the destruction of heritage sites. Attacks by the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group and other armed factions in Syria and Iraq prompted that vote.

"Every target that we strike will be a lawful target, and it will be a target designed with a singular mission ‐ defending and protecting America," Pompeo says.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/06/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6496 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  AMEN. Clarity, at last. After 25+ years, strategic clarity.

Seek, Punish, Destroy.

And then go back to balancing from offshore. No more land wars in Asia. No proxies. Go directly to & destroy the people who threaten US security.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 2:03 Comments || Top||

#2  I see no reason why we couldn't have a West Point graduate, seasoned strategist, and international negotiator as POTUS in 2024.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/06/2020 2:07 Comments || Top||

#3  ^ Hear, hear.
Another vote here for Pompeo 2024.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 2:10 Comments || Top||

#4 
"We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbor them. "
George W. Bush, September 11th 2001

The Bush administration also announced a symmetrization strategy. But it never acted according to this strategy(*), not even against the Taliban.

(*) Saddam was tried by Iraq for crimes against Iraq and Iraqis.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 01/06/2020 3:24 Comments || Top||

#5  Yeah, well, we have some evidence that the Orange man is different.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru PB || 01/06/2020 5:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Terrorist state actors no longer immune from being dusted.
Posted by: DarthVader || 01/06/2020 9:00 Comments || Top||

#7  Bush admin also parroted their stupid "all the world's people want western democracy" mantra.

Plus "Islam is the Religion of Peace" idiocy.

Plus "three cups of tea" nonsense.

Plus simultaneously going soft on Putin's Russia wrt missile defense for Poland - our ally, where we have legitimate interests - while bashing them on Chechnya and the Caucasus - their backyard, where we have zero legitimate interest.

Yes, OrangeMan + Pompeo (OM-POM) are different.

Globalism, good riddance.
Posted by: Lex || 01/06/2020 9:02 Comments || Top||

#8  Its the American way, from the start. That night after the battle of Breeds/Bunker Hill, the British officers' mess was notable by significant vacancies.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/06/2020 9:37 Comments || Top||

#9  Cut off the toes,
the heads will topple.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/06/2020 14:07 Comments || Top||

#10  #1 Seek, Punish, Destroy.


Same policy for domestic enemies.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/06/2020 22:29 Comments || Top||



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