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Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:23 PM

 

Islamic State militants 'burn to death 45 in Iraq'

Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says.

Exactly who these people were and why they were killed is not clear, but Col Qasim al-Obeidi said he believed some were members of the security forces.

IS fighters captured much of the town, near Ain al-Asad air base, last week.

Col Obeidi said a compound that houses the families of security personnel and local officials was now under attack.

He pleaded for help from the government and the international community.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-31502863

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Reply Islamic State militants 'burn to death 45 in Iraq' (Original post)
Rhinodawg Feb 2015 OP
randys1 Feb 2015 #1
Rhinodawg Feb 2015 #2
Warren Stupidity Feb 2015 #3
JonLP24 Feb 2015 #8
Warren Stupidity Feb 2015 #10
JonLP24 Feb 2015 #11
Cali_Democrat Feb 2015 #4
cwydro Feb 2015 #5
JonLP24 Feb 2015 #12
bigwillq Feb 2015 #7
greytdemocrat Feb 2015 #9
deaniac21 Feb 2015 #14
DustyJoe Feb 2015 #6
JonLP24 Feb 2015 #13

Response to Rhinodawg (Original post)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:25 PM

1. IS is praying, hoping, begging Obama to take the bait...

They canNOT

WAIT

to start sending home Americans in body bags

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Response to Rhinodawg (Original post)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:29 PM

2. and the band played on.

 

So other than missiles the world does nothing.

When is Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia going to coalesce and eliminate them.

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Response to Rhinodawg (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:31 PM

3. The Sauds certainly aren't.

 

Sunni militias in syria and iraq destabilize shiite governments, and that suits the sauds just fine.

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Response to Warren Stupidity (Reply #3)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:44 PM

8. The shia government of Iraq brought it on themselves

with their regressive actions against the Sunni population as well as Kurdish population. Shia militias ethnically cleansed neighborhoods just like what IS did here.

The Alawite Syrian government is very oppressive themselves.

You're right this suits the Sauds but hardly any good guys in this.

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Response to JonLP24 (Reply #8)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:51 PM

10. That might be true, but the question was when were the sauds going to step up

 

and the answer is "pretty close to never".

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Response to Warren Stupidity (Reply #10)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 09:01 PM

11. I agree 100%

Plus Saudi Arabia has long financed & pushed Wahabbi ideology going back years & IS is the result of that.

Terror financiers are living freely in Qatar, US discloses

Two of al-Qaeda’s most senior financiers are living with impunity in Qatar despite being on a worldwide terrorism blacklist, the American official in charge of sanctions has disclosed.

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Qatar has huge investments in Britain — including such landmark businesses as the Shard skyscraper — and yet at the same time is apparently condoning jihadist financiers operating out of the Gulf.

The two Qataris — Khalifa Muhammad Turki al-Subaiy and Abd al-Rahman bin Umayr al-Nuaymi — are living in Doha, the country’s capital, and are free to go as they please, according to David Cohen, the US Treasury under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/islamic-state/11233407/Terror-financiers-are-living-freely-in-Qatar-US-discloses.html

Wealthy investors in Qatari, Kuwait, & Saudi Arabia is where it is all coming from.

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Response to Rhinodawg (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:32 PM

4. This is not our fight

 

Unfortunately Bush really fucked things up. If if we get too involved now, it will make things worse.

It's time to withdraw all US forces from the Middle East and let them sort it out amongst themselves.

US involvement only makes things worse.

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:33 PM

5. I completely agree with you.

Bush caused this problem.

Saddam kept these barbarians at bay.

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Response to cwydro (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 09:05 PM

12. He was very friendly to the Sunni population

so there wasn't much reason for IS. Very oppressive to the Shia population, a Shia political leader from the 70s was living in exile in Iran. After the fall of Saddam the CIA installed him as Prime Minister of Iraq and started oppressing the Sunni population.

He ran a secular government, but a barbarian himself.

It isn't like Bush didn't know any of this though -- corporate, private defense profits

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:40 PM

7. I agree.

 

Good post.

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:50 PM

9. Yep, agree.

It's forever the BFEE.

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Response to Rhinodawg (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 09:51 PM

14. That coalition

couldn't bring down Belize.

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Response to Rhinodawg (Original post)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 08:39 PM

6. burning question

Is it just random folks again attacking and killing random folks ?

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Response to DustyJoe (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 09:06 PM

13. IS ethnically cleansing Shia

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