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Call To Discernment

Calling Christians to Biblical Christianity. Christians must have discernment in all areas of life in this end time of deception, realizing also that American leadership of both political parties are leading us into the New World Order of the coming antichrist. Do not be conformed to this world. Rom. 12:2. Expose the deeds of darkness. Eph. 5:11. "He that is not zealous against error, is not likely to be zealous for truth." J.C. Ryle ----- [NEW AND IMPROVED BLOG UNDER CONSTRUCTION] 

March 29, 2015

6:19 PM - More Evidence US is Supporting ISIS

Many Iraqis Think They Know Who's Behind ISIS: Uncle Sam

BAGHDAD -- It's all a ruse, some Iraqis say, nothing more than a carefully thought-out plan to destabilize their bloodied country even more. Twelve years after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and three years after U.S. forces pulled out, the U.S. role in fighting the Islamic State group here is met with great distrust.
Conspiracy theories abound, with many Iraqis insisting that the United States is actually funding and supporting the Sunni extremist group in order rip apart what's left of the country and strengthen Iraqi reliance on the West.
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In late December, the popular Iraqi television show, Afaq, funded by former prime minister turned vice president Nouri al-Maliki, aired a news segment claiming that the United States was arming ISIS militants. "Video shows international alliance airplanes dropping military aid to the terrorism groups of Daesh and landing in an area controlled by ISIS," the television presenter said.
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Naeem al-Ubody, spokesman for the notorious Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq, one of the Iran-supported militias fighting ISIS in Tikrit, doesn't pause for a moment when asked if he believes that the United States is supporting ISIS. "We have evidence and documents that have been found by our fighters on the frontlines proving that the United States is dropping aid and ammunition to ISIS," he said. His group is infamous for its attacks on American and Iraqi soldiers during the Iraq War.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/25/united-states-fight-isis-_n_6939066.html

I've never been more frustrated in my career. After 13 years of the mind-numbing low intensity conflict in Afghanistan, I've never seen the knife more dull. All the hard lessons learned in Vietnam, and fixed during the first Gulf War, have been unlearned again. The level of centralized execution, bureaucracy, and politics is staggering. I basically do not have any decision making authority in my cockpit. It sucks. In most cases, unless a general officer can look at a video picture from a UAV, over a satellite link, I cannot get authority to engage. I've spent many hours, staring through a targeting pod screen in my own cockpit, watching ISIS sh**heads perpetrate their acts until my eyes bleed, without being able to do anything about it. The institutional fear of making a mistake, that has crept into the central mindset of the military leadership, is endemic. We have not taken the fight to these guys. We haven't targeted their centers of gravity in Raqqa. All the roads between Syria and Iraq are still intact with trucks flowing freely. The other night I watched a couple hundred small tanker trucks lined up at an oilfield in ISIS-held northeast Syria, presumably filling up with with oil traded on the black market, go unfettered. It's not uncommon to wait several hours overhead a suspected target for someone to make a decision to engage or not. It feels like we are simply using the constructs built up in Afghanistan, which was a very limited fight, in the same way here against ISIS, which is a much more sophisticated and numerically greater foe. It's embarrassing.

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http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/03/10/1369956/-Air-Minded-I-ve-Never-Seen-the-Knife-More-Dull

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