"This is one of the many shaping operations expected to increase pressure on ISIL in and around Mosul."
The ongoing confusion about who knew of the Mosul details and who approved their release has given critics two equally powerful
"He who doesn't accept our beliefs doesn't accept Islam" Abu Qatadah states, before fielding questions on beheadings ("we
According to The Guardian, people living nearby the mosque told AP that ISIS members had declared that the holy site "had
The horrible human costs and increasing danger the world is now facing in Gaza, Ukraine, and Iraq show the consequences of not telling the truth. And unfortunately, we seem to mostly have political leaders who are unwilling to admit the truth of what's happening, deal with root causes instead of exploiting symptoms, and then do everything possible to prevent the escalation of violence and further wars. Instead we have politicians who are mostly looking for opportunities to blame their political opponents, boost their own reputations, and protect business interests. Why don't we hold all those morally accountable who refuse political solutions and only work in favor of military solutions that have and will always fail?