Category Archives: Iraq

Tinfoil Hat Monday – A New Caliphate?

FACT: Wahhabism (Arabic: وهابية‎, Wahhābiyyah) is a radical religious movement or offshoot branch of Islam variously described as “orthodox”, “ultraconservative”, “austere”, “fundamentalist”, “puritanical” (or “puritan”), an Islamic “reform movement” to restore “pure monotheistic worship”, or an “extremist pseudo-Sunni movement”. It … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself in Iraq

I hate being right all the time: Al Qaeda-inspired militant group vows march on Baghdad after seizing northern cities Al Qaeda-inspired militants in Iraq vowed Thursday to march against Baghdad after seizing two key cities in the north of the … Continue reading

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