Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation

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Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan delivers a speech as he attends the 5th Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS) in Moscow, Russia, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Reuters News: Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against “terrorism and extremism”, Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington.

Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan and his Iraqi counterpart Erfan al-Hiyali signed a memorandum of understanding which also covered border security, logistics and training, the official news agency IRNA reported.

“Extending cooperation and exchanging experiences in fighting terrorism and extremism, border security, and educational, logistical, technical and military support are among the provisions of this memorandum,” IRNA reported after the signing of the accord in Tehran. more …

Opinion: Who didn’t know that this would be the grim outcome?

After 4485 U.S. military personnel died to secure stability in Iraq, and thousands more suffered debilitating injuries, Obama turned his back on their sacrifice in order to keep a campaign promise.

On December 18, 2011 Barack Obama withdrew the last US troops from Iraq.

Obama refused to establish a status of forces agreement (SOFA) to secure our hard-won gains in Iraq and the region which left a vacuum for the resurgence of an even more dangerous terror group called the Islamic State (ISIS).

Today ISIS has been pushed south into the Sinai, the ancestral home of Amalek, while Iran who is flush with cash from Obama deals, is filling the void in Iraq.

The ever expanding Shia-funded axis of evil includes Iran, Iraq, Syrian government forces, southern Lebanon (Hezbollah), and Hamas in the southwest of Israel.

My question for President Trump is – what are we expecting to accomplish with a Sunni/Gulf States peace deal?

2 COMMENTS

  1. Is it any wonder that the possible beginning of a one world military (a sign of co-operation between two previously warring enemies) begins in what is considered to be the original Garden of Eden?

  2. Interesting thought, Ps 37. Author, I would love to ask Trump that as well? The biblical and historical illiteracy, and the failure to learn from them, is baffling.

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