Wag The Dog?

Wag The Dog?

HHA | 10/16/2014

With the whole world focused on Ebola, the  mid-east activity is being ignored by MSM. Nothing like a pandemic to keep people occupied while you start WWIII. Or, at least, that’s LA Marzulli’s opinion.


Commentary & Analysis by L. A. Marzulli 10/16/2014


U.S. says ISIS made ‘substantial gains’ in Iraq

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/10/15/ISIS-made-substantial-gains-in-Iraq-U-S-.html


The group “has made substantial gains in Iraq,” and it will take time to build up local forces that could defeat them in Syria and Iraq, John Allen, a retired four-star U.S. general, told reporters, according to AFP.

Siege Possible as ISIS Nears Strategic Town in Iraq

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/world/middleeast/isis-isil-islamic-state-iraq.html?_r=0

BAGHDAD — Fighters from the Islamic State were mustering with tanks, armored vehicles and heavy weapons on Wednesday near a strategically located rural town about 25 miles west of Baghdad in the embattled province of Anbar, local officials said.


I’m headed to the airport in 30 minutes and it’s 2:30 AM here.  I don’t have a lot of time to comment, but notice the top post which declares local forces are needed to defeat ISIL.  This is exactly what I proposed yesterday.  While the nation focuses on EBOLA, which is, in my opinion, a classic wag-the-dog, Iraq is about to fall to ISIL.  What happens to gas prices?  What happens to our bases there?  What happens to Jordan or Saudi Arabia.  WWIII?  I think it is…

More to come….

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