Iraq News Links 1-2 July 2014

2 July 2014 20:44:30 —

Iraq Cash Cow–Part II (Veterans Today)

Syrian Rebels Set to Receive $500 Million in US Funds Admit to Press they work Jointly with Al-Qaeda (Levant Report)

‘There is no force that could stop ripping Iraq to shreds’

Iraq’s Maliki says hopes for deal on government that could see him go (Reuters)

United Action Needed to Counter Obama Administration’s Latest Escalation in Iraq (Labor Fightback)

Mosul Maelstrom: ISIS and the Turning Point of American Adventurism in Middle East (4th Media)

Executive Director statement on the situation in Iraq (UN Women)

‘Iran aiding Iraq’ with attack jets (BBC)

IRAQ: Take action now to prevent US bombing in Iraq! (Pax Christi USA)

Isis demands Iraq rebels’ allegiance (BBC)

Iran MP stresses Iraq territorial integrity, national unity (Islamic Invitation Turkey)

Obama Orders More Troops, Gunships, and Drones to Iraq (Blacklisted News)

Idea of splitting Iraq into 3 autonomous enclaves gains traction (Strat Risks)

Petraeus unsurprised by Iraq (This Ain’t Hell)

Iraq will turn to other states if US keeps waiting: Envoy (SCF)

SPEAKING FREELY Iraqi tsunami hits South Asia (Asia Times)

Armed groups in Syria, Iraq recruit children as young as 14 — UN (ITAR-TASS)

Iraq Receives Second Shipment of Russian Jets to Fight Militants (Business Week)

Extremist group leader calls on Muslims to travel to Iraq, Syria to help build Islamic state (SCF)

US Viceroy Paul Bremer’s Neoliberal Fatwas at Root of Iraq Crisis (Juan Cole)

Jordan deploys troops along border with Iraq (WSWS)

Definitive Analysis: War Is Bad for the Economy (WashingtonsBlog)

US Troops Will Fly Attack Helicopters in Iraq (

‘Trolling’ among tactics used by US State Dept against ISIS (RT)

Russian President PUTIN: The WEST Is Turing the Planet into a Global Barracks (4th Media)

IRAQ WAR: Obama Sends 200 More Troops ‘Boots on the Ground’ (Investment Watch Blog)

Ex-ambassador: These factors sparked Iraq crisis (CNBC)

Iraq: Yezidis captured by ISIS amid mounting sectarian attacks (Live News)

Why Turkey Now Wants Iraq to Break Up (Real Clear World)

General: US Assessing Whether Iraq Forces Can Hold (ABC News)

UK Oil: Cashing in on Iraq collapse (Investment Watch Blog)

Pentagon: “There’s no mission creep” in Iraq (Outfront Blogs)

As Iraq Burns, US Plans $500 Million to Terrorists in Syria (NEO)

Rand Paul Schools Hannity on ISIS and Iraq (Prison Planet)

Is Turkey Becoming Irrelevant To NATO? Part 2 (NEO)

VIDEO: My friend was executed on Saddam’s orders (BBC)

Total of 750 US Soldiers Sent to Iraq to save an abject ingrate (

1 July 2014

Iraq willing to accept arms from Russia, Iran, ambassador says (LA Times)

The Engineered Destruction and Political Fragmentation of Iraq. Towards the Creation of a US Sponsored Islamist Caliphate (Global Research)

Iraq Reinforcements: Return of the ‘5 O’Clock Follies’? (Time)

ISIL spearheading agenda of US Armageddon: Gordon Duff (Veterans Today)

Putin’s Pilots to Fly Over Iraq (Real Clear World)

Iraq Dissolving As Kurdistan Rises (Shark Tank)

VIDEO: Rand, This Is How You Argue The Iraq War W / Sean Hannity (The Daily

Stay out of Iraq (again) (The Collegiate Live)

Proclamation of the Caliphate (Voltaire Net)

US Urges Iraq to Appoint New Government (WSJ)

Does Anyone Give A Shit About Iraq? (Andrew

The ISIL or DAISH Caliphate in Iraq and Syria is a US Project (Global Research)

Iraq Kurdistan independence referendum planned (Support Kurds)

1st JULY IRAQ SITREP by Mindfriedo (Vineyard of the Saker)

Iraq parliament adjourns as rebellion mounts (SCF)

Isis leader issues call to Muslims (BBC)

Iraq crisis: divide-and-rule in defence of a neoliberal political economy (Open Democracy)

Why Israel is in love with Kurdistan (RT)

Both ISIS and gov’t forces brutalizing Iraqi population – HRW researcher (Voice of Russia)

ISIS group loudly claims responsibility for murdered Israeli teens, yet Israel bombs Gaza anyway (Levant Report)

Iraqi MPs fail to elect new speaker (BBC)

Is Turkey Becoming Irrelevant To NATO? – Part 1 (veterans Today)

Repeal the Bill Kristol Permanent Punditry Act! (FAIR Blog)

ISIS leader’s call to Muslims: Go to Iraq and Syria ‘to help build Islamic state’ (RT)

Obama Doubles the Number of US Troops in Iraq (CNS News)

Iraq receives Russian attack aircraft (ITAR-TASS)

Will Iraq’s Crisis Lead to Kurdistan’s Independence? (Fikra

Hellfire in Iraq opportunity for Kurdish oil players (RT)

Envoy says Iraq can’t wait for US military aid (Boston Herald)

A Field Guide to Iraq’s Fighting Factions, Part 2: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki (Vice)

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