General Martin Dempsey Meets Iraq Prime Minister and U.S. Troops

Gen Martin Dempsey

The top U.S. Army general is giving everyone in the world a clue that it will be necessary for the future to deploy ground troops in Iraq. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Baghdad on Saturday to meet with Iraqi government officials.  The meeting was to gather what is happening on the ground in Iraq and assess the situation. Gen. Dempsey met the Iraqi … [Read more...]

ISIS Have Access to International Financial System from Iraqi Banks under their control

ISIS Mosul bank

In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) swiftly moved into Mosul (the second largest city in Iraq) and abruptly took over. Upon seizing the city, ISIS immediately took to robbing all the banks, including stealing $400 million from the  Mosul Central Bank.  In July, the Financial Times then reported that ISIS had now positioned armed guards outside the banks in Mosul.  The ISIS … [Read more...]

The Iraqi Economy is losing 1.2 billion Each Month

Iraq Oil and Gas

The Iraqi Oil Ministry representative has stated that the Iraqi economy is losing 1.2 billion because the Islamic State has control of several oil fields. Seven Iraq oil fields are under the control of the Islamic State that make $1 to $3 million from the oil smuggling. The Islamic State takes the oil using tanker trucks and traveling through well known oil smuggling routes from Mosul to Turkey, … [Read more...]

ISIS Introduces Rules For New Recruits in Iraq and Syria

ISIS Recruiting

I have been writing and talking about in my podcast about the Islamic State in Iraq.  Each week since the terror group have taken over the Iraqi city of Mosul, recruiting has been going up.  Each week there are hundreds of people joining the Islamic State from every continent.  It appears now that the Islamic State has new rules when joining their group.  To join IS you must have an endorsement … [Read more...]

American Contractor Podcast 0053

I talk about the recent air strike conducted by the U.S. Central Command in Iraq targeting a ten vehicle convoy of the Islamic State.  In the convoy may have been the leader of the Islamic State al-Baghdadi.  It is being reported that al-Baghdadi was wounded in the attack.  It is unconfirmed if the Islamic Leader was wounded or killed. In 2012, the Iraqi dinar new currency reform was to take … [Read more...]

UN Declares Arms Trade Treaty to Go Into Effect Dec. 24

Un Gun Treaty for the USA

“if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever” (1 Tim. 5:8) On its official website, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (yes, that’s really a thing and yes, it is housed right here in the United States) announced that the UN’s Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) “will enter into force on 24 December … [Read more...]

ISIS Leader Possibly Wounded In U.S. Led Air Strike

ISIS leaders

The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may have been critically wounded in a U.S. military airs strike. The U.S. Central Command confirmed in a statement that U.S. led air strikes targeted ISIS leaders near their northern Iraqi headquarters of Mosul on Friday. There are no confirmed reports from other Middle East media that this story is true. An official at a Mosul morgue said … [Read more...]

Pentagon Sending 1500 U.S. Troops to Iraq

The Pentagon has announced that the commander in chief has authorized the deployment of 1,500 troops over the coming months, in a non-combat role.  The Soldiers will be conducting assessments and training the Iraqi military. The Secretary of Defense Hagel made the recommendation to President Obama because the Army General in Baghdad is requesting the additional soldiers. The U.S. Central Command … [Read more...]