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Pentagon Insiders: ISIS War Plan is ‘Not Working’

It’s not just Obama’s critics in Congress who think he can’t defeat the Islamic State. Defense officials also say his plan will fail. The Obama administration’s strategy against the self-proclaimed Islamic State is facing increasing skepticism, not only on Capitol Hill, but also in the halls of the Pentagon. From Iraq to Washington, there are quiet murmurs within from those in uniform that …

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Leid Stories – 10.15.15

The Information Business: CNN Hit A Jackpot with ‘Debate’ in Las Vegas

Ex-Army General Explains the U.S. Military Objective in Syria

The CNN/Facebook-hosted Q&A session with Democratic presidential candidates Oct. 13 was great for business. Leid Stories reveals the money motive behind this and other such “debates.”

The situation in war-torn Syria, already catastrophic, in recent weeks has seen yet another element added to the lethal mix. President Bashar Hafez al-Assad’s two–pronged battle to quash a rebel-led civil war and beat back advancing ISIS troops, now faces ramped up conflicting military interventions by Russia and the United States. Russia’s help was asked for and welcomed; the United States’ was not.

Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.), former supreme allied commander of NATO, explains the U.S.’s military objective in Syria.

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DMITRY ORLOV – The World’s Silliest Empire

I couldn’t help but notice that over the past few weeks the Empire has become extremely silly—so silly that I believe it deserves the title of the World’s Silliest Empire. One could claim that it has been silly before, but recent developments seem to signal a quantum leap in its silliness level. The first bit of extreme silliness surfaced when …