Tag Archives: Shia

Mark Collins – Iraq: Upcoming Battle for Mosul Update

14 Oct

Further to this post, things could get exceedingly nasty; can Iraq stay united (and how far will the Turks go, both around Mosul and to prevent any independent Kurdistan?). At Defense One’s &…

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Mark Collins – Iraq: Upcoming Battle for Mosul, Plus Turkey

6 Oct

The latest at the invaluable MILNEWS.ca: – Closer to Mosul Push “Anti-ISIS fight will get harder after Mosul, says Canadian general” – “Canadian general: ‘Fall of Mosul is inevitable’ “ – “Mo…

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Mark Collins – Tide Turning vs ISIS in Iraq/Syria? What About Iraqi Government?

2 May

Further to this post and “Comments”, Special US Boots in Iraq Combat vs ISIS (plus Syria) a map at a tweet that shows considerable push-back vs the Caliphate: But what if the Iraqi gove…

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Mark Collins – The Muslim Question

3 Mar

A significant video, presented by a Muslim woman: H/t Jay.  My response: Very good and serious video (but Hezbollah and the Iranians are Shia–and not violent Jihadis in the way the Sunni ISIS…

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Mark Collins – Syria, Civil War, ISIS: Ripples vs Tsunamis

8 Feb

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Mark Collins – Sunni Arab Boots on the Ground vs ISIS: How?

10 Dec

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Mark Collins – What Future For the Sunni Arabs of the Levant and Mesopotamia? What State(s)? And the Caliphate

22 Nov

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