Tag Archives: Iraq

Mark Collins – Canadian Special Forces vs ISIS (but not combat)/Rest of the Fight

27 Jun

Some openness and transparency via MILNEWS.ca: … – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT – “W5: an exclusive look at Canada’s commandos and the war against ISIS” – “What it’s really li…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Special Forces vs ISIS (but not combat)/Rest of the Fight

Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

13 Jun

At MILNEWS.ca Blog, definitely worth the daily look: MILNEWS.ca Highlights – June 13, 2016 … #CANvsISIL – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT Everyone Else Against ISIL – “Military S…

Source: Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

3 Jun

An excellent, usually daily, source is “MILNEWS.ca Highlights”, e.g. for today–the main blog site is here (disclosure: Tony Prudori, who runs the site, is a good online friend; he…

Source: Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

Mark Collins – Fight to Retake Fallujah from ISIS Begins–Iran-Backed Shia Militias (plus Syria)

24 May

Further to this post, Tide Turning vs ISIS in Iraq/Syria? What About Iraqi Government? we’ll just have to wait and see how well this turns out–at Foreign Policy’s “Situation…

Source: Mark Collins – Fight to Retake Fallujah from ISIS Begins–Iran-Backed Shia Militias (plus Syria)

Mark Collins – Thank Goodness the State Dept. Still Has a Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

20 May

earlier post on an American proposal for post-WW I borders (and note Turkey/Syria border issues):“What to Do About the Bloody Middle East?”https://cgai3ds.wordpress.com/2015/02/23/mark-collins-what-to-do-about-the-bloody-middle-east/

Source: Mark Collins – Thank Goodness the State Dept. Still Has a Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

18 May

Canada’s CSE for its part was pretty active in Afghanistan, and almost certainly now in Iraq, on an obviously much smaller scale than the NSA: Inside the government’s secret NSA program…

Source: Mark Collins – NSA’s Large Foreign Presence Supporting US Wars/Some Five Eyes on Twitter

Mark Collins – Middle East and Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser: “Ben Rhodes, the asshole”; “profile…is just gross”

9 May

I have seen Mr Rhodes (more here–he tweets @rhodes44) being interviewed on television quite a few times; he invariably struck me as a very jejeune talking point puppet–much like many Ca…

Source: Mark Collins – Middle East and Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser: “Ben Rhodes, the asshole”; “profile…is just gross”