Iraq now using Russian intelligence in war against Islamic State

If you haven’t been living under a rock the last couple of years, this should come as no surprise. The United States under the Obama administration has had its trustworthiness and dependability reduced, among other things.

 

According to US media reports, the headquarters of the intelligence-sharing center is located in Baghdad’s so-called Green Zone, where US forces were stationed until 2012. Each of the member states has six officers at center, who are given intelligence by their respective countries’ militaries with the intent of sharing it with the other three participating militaries. In addition to these officers, there are two Russian one-star generals stationed at the center, according to The Washington Times, which cited “an Iraqi official who asked not to be identified”. Continue reading

Karzai wants US guarantee to strike Pak militarily in case country’s security threatened

Islamabad, July 7 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants a mutual security pact with the United States that would compel the super power to protect Afghanistan against Pakistan.

Under the pact, the U.S., if possible, even take direct military action against Taliban havens on Pakistani soil, the New York Times quoted Afghan sources as saying. Continue reading