Those increasingly loud footsteps you hear could be the sound of U.S. military boots marching closer to Iraq, following a visit Wednesday by 20 American troops to plot a way to rescue thousands of Yezidi refugees on a mountain surrounded by Islamic militants in northern Iraq. While they reported fewer stranded than originally thought, Pentagon […]
As an active duty Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician I tend to get asked a lot of questions about my job. I want to answer a few of the more popular questions here. Question 1: Is it just like “The Hurt Locker”? My home away from home; FOB Bernstein Iraq 2007 NO!, it’s not just […]
Pope Francis signals support for Iraq military action to protect Christians from brutal Islamic jihadists
Graham to Obama: Expand Iraq airstrikes or risk terrorist attack | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour.
Three men from the south of England have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences linked to Syria. Two men from Slough, Berkshire, and one man from Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, were arrested by the South East Counter Terrorism Unit (SECTU). The 27-year-old from Stoke Poges and the 26-year-old from Slough were arrested on suspicion of […]
Following the example of Tel Aviv municipality earlier in the week, Jerusalem has opened public bomb shelters. http://www.jpost.com/Operation-Protective-Edge/Tel-Aviv-Municipality-prepares-to-open-public-bomb-shelters-361962
Childhood friends Mohammed Nahin Ahmed and Yusuf Zubair Sarwar were arrested after returning from Syria http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/08/two-british-men-admit-preparing-terrorist-acts