October 17, 2014 7:49 am -


SULIMANIYAH, Iraq — Executing hundreds of prisoners without trial. Arbitrarily arresting villagers along sectarian lines. Hanging bodies from power lines to instill fear in the local community. Gunning down dozens of civilians as they gather to pray. If this sounds like a checklist for the Islamic State, or IS, try looking across the front line at…


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6 responses to U.S. Backing Militia Groups Committing Atrocities Just Like ISIS

  1. Spirit of America October 17th, 2014 at 8:30 am

    This was talked about here back in aug when iraqi forces tried to take tikrit… the towns otw were undergoing being ‘purged’ because of being sunni/aiding the t.w.i.t.s.
    The same will happen in syria…

  2. Suzanne McFly October 17th, 2014 at 9:14 am

    It seems as if there is nothing anyone can do to fix this. Sadam was a bad person but he kept these people in line.

    • mea_mark October 17th, 2014 at 10:32 am

      At some point ebola may make its way to to the middle east and work on fixing things, it is hard to make war when everybody is scared to death and dying from disease. Priorities may change when their God isn’t protecting them from a deadly virus.

      • Bunya October 17th, 2014 at 2:31 pm

        Speaking of that, is it just me or have we not heard of another beheading since the ebola scare? Makes one wonder.

  3. fahvel October 17th, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    oh my, what a surprise – as if this wasn’t a done deal long before this article – how damned stupid and unaware can the west really be??

  4. Robert Merrill Taylor October 18th, 2014 at 6:39 pm

    It’s a religious war. Anything is justified. Did we learn nothing from the Irish?