hearing examining the march to war in Iraq, Republican congressman Walter Jones posed “a very simple question” about the administration’s manipulation of intelligence: “How could the professionals see what was happening and nobody speak out?” Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, Colin Powell’s former chief of staff, responded with an equally simple answer: “The vice president.” But the blame for Iraq does not end with Cheney, Bush, or Rumsfeld.Oct 17, 2013 - Aleppo, Syria - ISIS fighters holding the Al-Qaeda flag with 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' written on it. Since then it has been the most aggressive and most effective rebel force in Syria. The group An-Nusra Front announced its creation January 2012 during the Syrian Civil War.
Posted in September 2003, the idea behind the page was simple: Overwhelm people with visceral stories of evil Saddam Hussein, in order to prop up an increasingly unpopular invasion of Iraq that was originally based on the idea that Saddam was hoarding weapons of mass destruction.
“They were punished for refusing to have sex with ISIS militants,” according to Abdullah Al-Malla, a local media activist, who spoke to the Kurdish news agency ARA News.