“Too soon to tell,” said the State Department, which is probably the wise thing to say until more information is revealed about the demonstration-turned-Molotov cocktail-throwing-incident that lit a part of the Saudi embassy on fire.
Iran condemned the execution of a Shiite cleric by Saudi Arabia, to which the Saudis responded and accused Iran of supporting terrorism. Also, Iranian protesters lit a part of the Saudi embassy on fire in Tehran, Iran with Molotov cocktails, enraging the Saudi Arabian government.
Uh, yeah Obama, please consider this before essentially handing the Iranian regime nuclear weapons. A nuclear-armed Shi’a Iran will force a Sunni Saudi Arabia to go nuclear, which isn’t good for anyone.
WASHINGTON — John Kerry, Obama’s Secretary of State, offered “intense and sustained” U.S. support for the beleaguered and besieged Iraqi government on several conditions. Reuters reported that Kerry arrived in the capital city of Baghdad and spoke with the Shi’a Muslim-led government, which has suffered massive defections and losses by the country’s military to the […]
WASHINGTON — The country of Iraq, torn apart by Islamist terrorists so extreme that it is not officially part of the immediate terrorist network al-Qaeda, has asked the U.S. for air support in their civil war. Reuters reported that U.S. President Barack Obama has bided his time to decide a course of action regarding Iraq. […]
WASHINGTON — Iraqi troops killed at least 57 Islamist, anti-government militants in the western province of Anbar. The province, and the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah, have been the focus of al-Qaeda-affiliated groups seeking to destabilize the country. Reuters reported that the group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, had played a role […]
WASHINGTON — The country of Iraq, facing increasing instability within its border, executed 26 people accused of committing terrorism. Reuters reported that Iraq’s Justice Ministry hanged the perpetrators, all of whom were Iraqi nationals. One of the more notable perpetrators was Adel al-Mashhadani, a local militia leader in Baghdad. In an online statement by the […]
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