The war vs. ISIS now has a name: ‘Operation Inherent Resolve’

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http://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/522405409089675266 What’s so odd about “Inherent #Resolve” is that there were reports that it had already been considered and scraped as a name because it was just too &8220;bleh.&8221; But now it&8217;s back? As far as the war is actually going, however, this is a much more accurate name: @jaketapper I think you spelled "Incoherent" […]


Howard Dean’s Progressive Group Is Lobbying Capitol Hill Against Iraq Action

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Democracy For America, formed out of #Howard Dean’s 2004 anti-#Iraq war presidential campaign, believes a bipartisan group of lawmakers could stop intervention in Iraq. View this image › AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File WASHINGTON — As national #progressives craft their opposition plan to a new U.S. military intervention in Iraq, one prominent liberal group says the […]


Iraqi Pollster Questions ISIS Narrative, Calls For U.S. To Empower Sunnis

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Suspicion of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki abounds. View this image › A burned police truck in front of a police station in #Mosul. AP Photo WASHINGTON — New research by an Iraqi pollster questions the prevailing narrative about #ISIS’ control of Sunni areas of #Iraq and encourages the U.S. to empower local Sunni groups to […]