Major cities in northern Iraq are falling under terrorist rule. A terrorist horde is within 100 miles of Baghdad. The terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) are a brutal Sunni terrorist group. ISIS’s goal is to create a Islamic caliphate ( a single, transnational Islamic state based on sharia law), it already controls territory in eastern Syria and western/central Iraq.
Three planeloads of American contractors are being evacuated from Iraq, they were in country training the Iraqi army. U.S. personal remain at the embassy in Baghdad for now.
Iran has sent troops to Iraq to help thwart the ISIS terrorist advance on Baghdad. Iran has sent special forces and a unit of elite troops to Iraq to bolster floundering efforts by the Iraqi government to halt the advance of militants from an al-Qaeda splinter group (ISIS). A 150-man unit of the Quds Force, the elite section of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, has deployed to Iraq, supported by a team of Saberin, Tehran’s equivalent of the SAS. The troops will assist Iraqi forces as they regroup after the catastrophic loss of Mosul and Tikrit to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham.
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High-tech unmanned vehicles soon to be seen in Israel will patrol border areas, scope out buildings and tunnel systems. With major threats evolving every day on Israel’s borders the superiority of Israel’s technology is its greatest deterrent against these threats. The Israel Defense Forces plans to expand its use of unmanned ground vehicles based on creative and cutting-edge designs.