Tag Archives: boots on the ground

Don’t Claim to Support the Troops If You Agree With Obama Sending 3,100 Soldiers to Iraq

If fighting terror means perpetual war, then we’ve already lost and our soldiers will ultimately be the ones who pay the greatest price. President Obama, and 40% of the American people, are making a terrible mistake by focusing more upon beheading videos than the psychological, emotional, and physical toll that Iraq has inflicted upon our […]

▶ Coleen Rowley, Sami Rasouli: A new chapter of U.S. war: Iraq, Syria, ISIS and U.S. Intervention

Published on Nov 5, 2014 Sami Rasouli is an Iraqi-American who lived in Minnesota for many years before returning to Iraq after the 2003 U.S. invasion. Sami works in Iraq with the Muslim Peacemakers Team (MPT), a group dedicated to the principles of nonviolence. Coleen Rowley is a retired FBI Agent and former Minneapolis Division […]

▶ The Real News: ISIS Wants the US Drawn into a Ground War

Andrew Levine says the Islamist forces have learned that a ground war is to their advantage; US policy will to lead to more chaos   Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times […]