Iraq’s Maliki Government Requested US Air Strikes - Denied

The consequences of George W. Bush’s adventure
600jonhendry
6/12/14 9:20:46 pm
re: #272 iossarian "The right-wing "intelligentsia" is chock-full of these people. They can be wrong on everything over and over again and yet never lose their Very Serious status or Brookings Institution stipends." Brookings has a reputation of being more ...

Today we have news that the Maliki government in Iraq requested US airstrikes against the ISIS insurgent army — a request that was denied. Remember Kenneth M. Pollack? He was the author of The Threatening Storm, a book that played a large part in convincing me in 2003 that …