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As jihadists take aim at Baghdad, Iran steps in to help historical foe
FOX News ^ | June 12, 2014 | By Lisa Daftari

Posted on 06/12/2014 4:16:43 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Iran is coming to the aid of its historic nemesis, sending elite fighters to Iraq in the wake of a Sunni insurgency that has claimed two key northern cities and now threatens Baghdad, Fox News has learned.

Some 150 fighters from the Revolutionary Guards elite Quds force have already been dispatched by Tehran, and the division's powerful commander, Qassem Suleimani, met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Thursday and pledged to send two notorious Iranian brigades to aid in the defense of Baghdad. That could amount to as many as 10,000 soldiers sent to fight the Sunni group known as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

Maliki is believed to be considering the offer, especially in light of reported decisions by the U.S. to reject his request for American airstrikes.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: baghdad; failure; iran; iraq; iraqmeltdown; irgc; isil; isis; joebiden; johnboehner; kenyanbornmuzzie; ohio; terrorism; waronterror

1 posted on 06/12/2014 4:16:44 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You see, obama is bringing people together!!........


2 posted on 06/12/2014 4:18:19 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sounds like Z%^& gave Iran the farm (Iraq) in the secret meetings deal over Nuclear Weapons.....because a lot of the weapons these terrorists are using are too sophisticated to be theirs, and we have lots of stuff missing over there after Benghazi?


3 posted on 06/12/2014 4:19:39 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama, “This is all so unexpected, isn’t there some
basketball on somewhere?”.


4 posted on 06/12/2014 4:21:36 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’m depressed about the prospects for anything positive for the United States here.

But the Muzzies may choose to renew their Sunni / Shia blood feud.

I guess I could stand by and watch them kill a few million of one another.

The Middle East would be cleaner when done.


5 posted on 06/12/2014 4:25:37 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Radicalized via the Internet)
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To: Kackikat

Iranians are Shiites and thus are allied with people in the Maliki government.

The ISIL attackers are Sunnis, and want to kill as many people, non-Muslim or even non-Sunni, as they can.

Many tons of equipment have gone missing, so some of it will be in use there in the ME, and some will no doubt be used here in the US.

But that doesn’t bother Bambi.


6 posted on 06/12/2014 4:26:59 PM PDT by livius
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
No wonder the commander in chief is finally talking about helping Iraqi, it is all part of his make nice to Iran policy.
7 posted on 06/12/2014 4:28:17 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: Uncle Miltie

It would be fine if they’d keep it in the ME. But they won’t.

For one thing, this ISIL group is setting up the “global caliphate” and actually dug out the border between Iraq and Syria today.


8 posted on 06/12/2014 4:28:48 PM PDT by livius
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I like seeing this come full circle....wrote about it a few yrs back and everyone ignored it..

http://www.amazon.com/Babylons-Covert-War-J-White/dp/0615319874/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1402615982&sr=8-1


9 posted on 06/12/2014 4:37:30 PM PDT by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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To: BCW

Is this your book?


10 posted on 06/12/2014 4:42:14 PM PDT by dforest
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Trojan Horse!


11 posted on 06/12/2014 4:49:46 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: dforest

Yeap...


12 posted on 06/12/2014 4:50:29 PM PDT by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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To: DocJhn

What do you mean, Trojan Horse?


13 posted on 06/12/2014 4:51:52 PM PDT by dforest
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To: BCW

Can you tell me what post#11 is talking about?


14 posted on 06/12/2014 4:52:50 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Tomorrow at Costco, I have to buy a case of good popcorn to watch the war between evil muslims and the other evil muslims!


15 posted on 06/12/2014 4:56:51 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo will not divert resources from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3167041/posts?page=1

As jihadists take aim at Baghdad, Iran steps in to help historical foe
FOX News ^ | June 12, 2014 | By Lisa Daftari
Posted on 6/12/2014 4:16:43 PM by Oldeconomybuyer

Iran is coming to the aid of its historic nemesis, sending elite fighters to Iraq in the wake of a Sunni insurgency that has claimed two key northern cities and now threatens Baghdad, Fox News has learned.

Some 150 fighters from the Revolutionary Guards elite Quds force have already been dispatched by Tehran, and the division’s powerful commander, Qassem Suleimani, met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Thursday and pledged to send two notorious Iranian brigades to aid in the defense of Baghdad. That could amount to as many as 10,000 soldiers sent to fight the Sunni group known as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).

Maliki is believed to be considering the offer, especially in light of reported decisions by the U.S. to reject his request for American airstrikes.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com


16 posted on 06/12/2014 4:58:06 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo will not divert resources from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: dforest

Might be talking about IRAN getting involved.

I was talking to some other intel analysts today and put forth the idea that all along, the jihadi have been planning this since their involvement in Syria — while we funneled weapons and supplied thinking they were about to take out Assad - they built up a huge warehouse that is now exploding south from Mosul to Baghdad.

Everyone needs to understand one thing - the SUNNIS do not or ever wanted a SHIA POWER in the Middle East.

The number one priority for Iran to have a nuclear bomb is to counter Sunni encroachment all stemming from Saudi Arabia and funded by Bahrain. They would use it first against Arab...remember, Iranians are Persian.

Second they would use it against Israel — but as we all look at Iraq right now - Iran is using the Al Quds to counter - and they will be permanently staying “IF” they turn the Sunni aggression and force it back into Syria.

There’s a lot going on right now - that US politicians and US News personalities don’t understand...in the end, Sunnis want a Caliphate and will slaughter the Shia - then turn their attention on to us once more. That’s the future threat we all need to appreciate and accept. We need to elect leaders that also understand that threat and make sure we have the force to halt it - then destroy it.


17 posted on 06/12/2014 5:01:29 PM PDT by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.


18 posted on 06/12/2014 5:24:24 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Chilling how quickly it’s escalating to...what end?

Turn it to glass.


19 posted on 06/12/2014 5:28:52 PM PDT by lonevoice (Life is short. Make fun of it.)
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To: livius

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mosul-seized-by-jihadists-isis-who-are-islamic-state-iraq-levant-worlds-richest-terror-group-1452275


20 posted on 06/12/2014 5:56:06 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Kackikat

Happy, happy, happy...

How did this all happen so fast? And nobody in the US knew? Our State Dept. didn’t know? Our intelligence services didn’t know? Our military didn’t know?

Or maybe our president didn’t care.


21 posted on 06/12/2014 6:11:38 PM PDT by livius
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To: livius

The last line is probably correct.


22 posted on 06/12/2014 6:12:56 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: livius

Oh yes, lies... and it’s probably like Benghazi, our Admin listened in to the stolen cell phones and the calls by terrorist attackers to terrorist leaders in real time during the attack, and still lied about the Video and wouldn’t protect our men.


23 posted on 06/12/2014 6:15:22 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Iran’s been pulling the strings for year now.

Surrenderkenyan ping.


24 posted on 06/12/2014 6:42:52 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Iran may even shame some of the Iraqis into fighting.


25 posted on 06/12/2014 6:50:42 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: lonevoice

And don’t forget about all of Russia’s aggressive activities, including flying off the coast of California. Then there is China and its escalating aggression. North Korea continues its sabre rattling toward the west. Things are heating up and our administration continues to cut back on military spending and is doing nothing to guard against any kind of foreign attack like sealing our borders.


26 posted on 06/12/2014 11:26:43 PM PDT by Pride in the USA
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