News Ticker >
[ February 15, 2019 ]

Jacques Brel on an open thread

[ February 15, 2019 ]

Muslim suspect in murder of Jewish teen: ‘I wanted to kill a Jew and be...

[ February 15, 2019 ]

Syracuse University: Anti-Israel Organizers Endorse Terrorist Group Hamas

[ February 15, 2019 ]

Muslim Researcher Mohamed Gad El-Zoghby: We Should Erect a Statue of Hitler Because of What...

[ February 15, 2019 ]

Address Records Show Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) Still Lived With Her First Husband Throughout Marriage...

[ February 15, 2019 ]

Bernie Sanders Called Ilhan Omar to Offer His Support After Her Jew-Hating Tweets

[ February 15, 2019 ]

BBC in full sharia mode: “Salman Rushdie radicalised my generation”

[ February 15, 2019 ]

In Jew-hating Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Minnesota district, police deal with gangs, tight-lipped Somali Muslim...

[ February 14, 2019 ]

“I did it for my daughter,” says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

[ February 14, 2019 ]

US Ambassador Grenell blasts Germany for celebrating 40th anniversary of the Iranian Islamic Revolution, a...

U.S. Commander Warns of Rejoicing in Terror War Wins: ‘ISIS 2.0’ Lurks

14

Iraqis may be cheering the success of government forces to oust ISIS from Mosul, but Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top U.S. commander in the country, warned against too much optimism.

Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend warned an “ISIS 2.0” could be waiting to take back Mosul.

He said that much work is needed to ensure “ISIS 2.0” doesn’t weasel its way back into Mosul.

And top of the list is for the Shia-controled government to reach out to the country’s Sunni population and make them feel welcome.

From the Express:

Townsend has warned the Government will have to take further steps to reach out to the Sunni population of the country to stop regional tensions causing further conflict.

He said: “If we’re to keep… ISIS 2.0 from emerging, the Iraqi government is going to have to do something pretty significantly different.

“They’re going to have to reach out and reconcile with the Sunni population, and make them feel like their government in Baghdad represents them.”

Iraq’s current Prime Minister is Haider al-Abadi, who represents the Shia State of Law coalition.

The country is one of the world’s few Shia governed states, while Iraq itself is divided between the 57 per cent Shia and 40 per cent Sunni population, as well as the majority Sunni Kurdish citizenry.

Mr Abadi formally declared victory over the vile ISIS regime in Iraq after a nearly nine-month battle against the terror tyrants came to a close in Mosul.

Dressed in a black military uniform he heralded the “collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood” as he waved his nation’s flag.

In a speech shown on state television, he said: “I announce from here the end and the failure and the collapse of the terrorist state of falsehood and terrorism which the terrorist Daesh announced from Mosul.

“We have another mission ahead of us, to create stability, to build and clear Daesh cells, and that requires an intelligence and security effort, and the unity which enabled us to fight Daesh.”

President Donald Trump, meanwhile, issued congratulations Iraq’s way, and so did Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who called the fall of Mosul a “critical milestone” in the larger war against ISIS.

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute to our ground-breaking work here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Contribute Monthly - Choose One

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

Pin It on Pinterest