Monday, October 17, 2016

Iraq: The Battle for Mosul Begins

(Mosul) It appears that the Islamic Caliphate as promoted by ISIS is going the same way as the Thousand Year Reich. If anything, it is going a lot faster. That said, the battle against these intolerant bastards hasn't been helped by the do-gooders in the West, who whilst remaining silent on the hundreds of thousands killed by Allah's favourite little bigots, go ballistic if the hair of a terrorist is harmed. Which kind of explains why the Russian adventure next door inside Syria is going a lot better. Anyway, the Iraqi army has advanced from the south onto the outskirts of Mosul. From the north, the Kurdish forces are moving in. And in the air, the US reigns supreme. Here is a map (link to interactive map here) of the current situation in the region: