Tuesday, June 24, 2014


This is coolbert:

Your worst nightmare.

I had thought the advance on Baghdad had either stalled on ISIL was consolidating their gains with good reason. Perhaps that is not so.

"Islamist Fighters Reportedly Attempting to Encircle Baghdad"

"IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq’s dire situation has gone from bad dream to nightmare in two weeks of fighting that have seen Sunni Muslim gunmen assert control over a growing area, including, Kurdish officials said Tuesday, at least two towns that lie on a crucial supply route linking Baghdad, the capital, with the mostly Shiite Muslim south."

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“'The picture is no longer scary,' . . . 'It has become close to a nightmare scenario, where we see Daash expanding and taking control of its borders.' 'Daash' is the Arabic acronym for ISIS [ISIL]."


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