Brussels Terror Attacks Means We Will Hit ISIS Harder (spoiler alert: that is a mistake) | Acronym podcast #001

Today on the Acronym podcast, I begins a new era – explaining where the “TV” part of Acronym TV went before jumping into today’s topics: The Terror Attacks in Brussels, Clinton, Trump and Cruz courting AIPAC, and the likelihood of a 3rd party surge in the 2016 election.

Protestor Arrested During ISIL Hearing in Congress

Code Pink activist Tighe Barry was arrested and charged with disruption of Congress today during an Armed Service Committee hearing on the subject of The Administration’s Strategy and Military Campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). “This is the first hearing since Obama announced that there are going to be 1,500 [...]

Is ISIS In Iraq a Matter of Chickens Coming Home To Roost

How do you get someone - in this case the Sunnis - to cooperate rather than fight when they have been systematically persecuted by the Shiite al-Maliki regime? How do you expect the Sunnis to agree to participate in a "national unity government" if they are being bombed by those who they are supposed to come together in unity with?

In Iraq, The U.S. is The Problem, not the Solution

Originally Posted at The oil rich country of Iraq is facing a possible collapse. Again. Sunni militants, largely shut out of the new government installed by the U.S. after our illegally invasion and occupation are overtaking large parts of Iraq in a quickly developing story. U.S. foreign policy seems to lack the imagination [...]

The ISIS War in Iraq Has Roots Much Deeper Than Sectarian Violence | Mnar Muhawesh Interview

Originally posted at Joining Dennis on the show today to make sense of all this is Mnar Muhawesh. She is the founder, CEO and editor in chief of Mint Press News, and also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media and journalism start-ups. Episode breakdown| As the world watches Iraq quickly [...]