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ISIS Declares New Islamist Caliphate Militant Group Declares Statehood
The Wall Street Journal ^ | 06/29/14 | Matt Bradley

Posted on 06/29/2014 1:40:14 PM PDT by Enlightened1

BAGHDAD—The Sunni Islamist militant group whose three-week blitz through northern Iraq has nearly upended the country's fragile unity announced itself as a new Islamist "caliphate" on Sunday, unilaterally declaring statehood and demanding allegiance from other Islamist groups.

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: caliphate; iraq; isis; islamicstate; islamist
I guess ISIS realizes they are about to be sliced and diced?

So they are getting desperate and saying they are the new Islamist "caliphate".

1 posted on 06/29/2014 1:40:14 PM PDT by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

And if this report is true, who have they proclaimed as Caliph?


2 posted on 06/29/2014 1:43:07 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: The_Reader_David

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi


3 posted on 06/29/2014 1:45:47 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Enlightened1

GREEN LIGHT !

Nuke their asses

Raqqa Syria should be leveled


4 posted on 06/29/2014 1:46:13 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: The_Reader_David
Baghdadi
5 posted on 06/29/2014 1:46:59 PM PDT by Dog (Founding member of the Osama Bin Laden was alive the whole time club..)
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To: Cap Huff

Game on..


6 posted on 06/29/2014 1:48:49 PM PDT by Dog (Founding member of the Osama Bin Laden was alive the whole time club..)
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To: Enlightened1

And Bambi will be the first one to recognize their statehood.


7 posted on 06/29/2014 1:49:03 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Enlightened1

They can declare whatever they want. We’ll see how it plays out.

It’s a caliphate ... if they can keep it.


8 posted on 06/29/2014 1:50:15 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Enlightened1

I think Obama should make a bid for their top job!


9 posted on 06/29/2014 1:51:42 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Enlightened1

The new Caliph...

ISIS Terror Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Released By Obama In 2009
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y2JbHvx30Y


10 posted on 06/29/2014 1:55:32 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Dog

Did you see where Netanyahu said that Kurdistan deserves to go independent? I think back to what I said earlier:

“I have a lot of sympathy for the Kurdish Peshmarga. They have been shafted so many times. Obviously a huge amount of respect for Israel. Too bad our genious president has managed to alienate both of them.”

The two people groups that we should be working with and the dim one goes and alienates them. There has been an affinity between Israel and the Kurds for some time, and this will just strengthen it. Too bad both parties now have good reason to doubt our government’s commitments.


11 posted on 06/29/2014 1:56:38 PM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: Enlightened1
"...Militant Group Declares Statehood."

Did they declare it a red state or a blue state?

Leni

12 posted on 06/29/2014 1:58:40 PM PDT by MinuteGal (The Infernal Revenue Service - forever to be known as the BS-IRS)
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To: Enlightened1
Has King Barry recognized them yet?

He probably will unless someone restrains him or shoves it out of his gnat-like attention span by starting to talk about golf or basketball.

13 posted on 06/29/2014 2:01:38 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: Enlightened1

hey caliphate

Fail


14 posted on 06/29/2014 2:13:13 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Enlightened1

Peace in our times! Uhhhhh...

And a whole mess of crap ahead in the middle east!!

Lame duck pres__ent golfs.


15 posted on 06/29/2014 2:14:03 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Enlightened1

I don’t think they’re going to be sliced and diced at all. I think they’ll get away with it. Heck, Baby Barry will probably be their first caliph.


16 posted on 06/29/2014 2:17:42 PM PDT by livius
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To: Enlightened1

They do manage their imagine constantly. Now, here we have the new softer sell...ISIS propaganda with calm english speaker...

(No violence or graphic content)

ISIS: the end of the border between Syria and Iraq
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypHF7fdfFAo


17 posted on 06/29/2014 2:31:14 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Lorianne

“It’s a caliphate ... if they can keep it.”

Very good.


18 posted on 06/29/2014 2:37:58 PM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: 353FMG
And Bambi will be the first one to recognize their statehood.

And surrender to them.
19 posted on 06/29/2014 2:41:57 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: livius
Sliced and Diced by the Russian Air-Force.

Their jets have just arrived in Iraq.

The Russian Air-Force has been fighting ISIS (a.k..a Free Syrian Army/Al-Qaeda) in Syria and wants to finish them off.

20 posted on 06/29/2014 3:04:29 PM PDT by Enlightened1
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To: The_Reader_David

Isn’t Obama the Caliph?


21 posted on 06/29/2014 3:24:00 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (Obama - "I will stand with the Muslims")
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To: Enlightened1

MODERATES

22 posted on 06/29/2014 3:30:32 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

They not only love death...they love to show it amid their domains as one would a trophy.


23 posted on 06/29/2014 3:42:26 PM PDT by caww
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To: GeronL

> I think Obama should make a bid for their top job!

As long as he ships off and leaves the WH immediately upon acceptance


24 posted on 06/29/2014 3:57:14 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Enlightened1

Let’s hope the Russians do what we are obviously unwilling to even suggest.


25 posted on 06/29/2014 4:23:14 PM PDT by livius
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To: Enlightened1

The filthy disgusting bearded savages are now in power.


26 posted on 06/29/2014 4:29:03 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Enlightened1

ISIS-Calls-on-Jihadists-to-Join-Them-or-Face-Death

http://xfinity.comcast.net/video/ISIS-Calls-on-Jihadists-to-Join-Them-or-Face-Death/292709955978/Comcast/Today_in_Video/?cid=newsmod_sf_ISISus


27 posted on 06/29/2014 5:34:35 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obozo, the Sunni Won-Doer, will not divert $'s from his war on Americans to help our Veterans!)
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To: Enlightened1

That is good news. Putin is the only one in a country that has both the historical memory to give the will and the armed forces to give the ability to intervene. That said, in the long run, I don’t have too much hope. Secularism has run its course and doesn’t have long-term staying power.


28 posted on 06/29/2014 5:35:11 PM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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